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Discover a pearl of the Lessinia Mountains that is having a big success in the world


There is a part of Verona’s territory that is located in the Lessinia Mountains and where is produced the valuable product of regional economy - Lessinia stone. In the first quarter of 2015 Lessinia stone has achieved the record numbers of the growth.

The Verona’s stone district ranks as the first at the national level with a share of over 25% and a growth rate of 8.6% compared to 2014.

To protect this product was born the "Consortium Lessinia stone", which unites 28 companies and its purpose is not only to protect but also promote this prestigious product in the international market, which has already used in the past to cobble one of the most beautiful squares in Italy and  Piazza Erbe that is in the historic center of Verona.

The mining industry in Verona records almost 500 companies which employ more than 4000 employees.

The characteristic of Lessinia stone

The stone quarries of Lessinia have its peculiarity in the constitution of the rocks themselves, characterized by layers also different, but compacted into a unique rock formation.

There are various extraction techniques which aim is to remove large stones without damaging the surrounding area.

There are many surface treatments that enhance and produce different aspects, including:

  • sandblasted
  • antiqued
  • scratchy
  • bush hammered
  • smooth

The Lessinia stone at fair MARMOMACC

This year from September 30th to October 3th in the pavilions of Veronafiere will take place the 50th edition of the prestigious fair MARMOMACC. At the Pavilion "The Italian stone theater “ will be held the exhibition Lithic Vertigo where the protagonist will be “The Consortium Lessinia stone” with two installations in Lessinia stone.




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