Visit to the
Macael, was declared a "Zone of Artisan Interest",with centeners of craft workshops is home to many of the best stone craftsmans to be found in Europe
Would you like to know the steps that the craftsman follows from the moment he receives the raw marble in the workshop until he turns it into art, the tools and techniques used in the elaboration of handmade ornamental elements, the types of craftsmanship that are made using Macael marble?
Do not hesitate to visit the Crafts Workshops. Nowadays, Macael forms a cluster around the extraction and transformation industry, not only of marble, but also of natural and even artificial stone, of recognised international prestige.
With your visit you will discover that Macael has a large business park in which approximately a hundred companies are installed, including processing factories, mainly dedicated to the production of slabs, flooring and other pieces used mainly in construction; craft workshops, in which all kinds of sculptures in round or relief are made, as well as restoration and construction of buildings using marble as a base material, washbasins, fireplaces, tombstones, mosaics, bathtubs, fountains and one of the most traditional, mortar; auxiliary companies and a crushing plant in which marble pebbles, crushed and micronised marble are obtained.
During your visit you will learn about the different marble transformation and production processes, and you will be able to observe first-hand how a master craftsman works.
The guide will explain, supported by demonstrations and stories told by renowned sculptors and master craftsmen, who will show us how to carve marble and demonstrate their skills.
We will finish by visiting the exhibition of marble handicrafts where we will be able to buy mortars and other decorative objects.
Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the process of creating a marvellous handmade piece exclusively and in the hands of the craftsman.
Discover The Land of Marble now!