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Carrara Marble Tour

Via Fantiscritti 2, 54033, Carrara, Italy
+39 0585 779673
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Mind Blowing Tour!

Unless you have vertigo or fear of winding mountain roads, hop in a land rover and experience the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter S
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Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Great visit

We didnt book anything we just turned up and got on a tour 15 minutes later. I have to say we... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
dewitteseep
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Fantiscritti 2, 54033, Carrara, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unless you have vertigo or fear of winding mountain roads, hop in a land rover and experience the thrill of a lifetime by visiting the marble quarries and operations of Carrara. We learned that most of the world's marble comes from these quarries and the...More

1  Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We didnt book anything we just turned up and got on a tour 15 minutes later. I have to say we thought we were on the wrong road as we made our way towards the tours!! The tour was 45/50 minutes long and in English...More

1  Thank dewitteseep
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

You can see the white exposed quarry faces from the coast a distance away looking up into the mountains around Carrara. The scale of it demanded that I try and get a closer look. Driving up after Carrara you enter a myriad of one way...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Took a drive while staying in Monterosso and stumbled upon the mine. We inquired about a tour at one of the souvenir shops and within minutes we were in a Range Rover being given an extraordinary look at the operation. The ride was terrifying at...More

2  Thank VAcruiselover
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Getting to the site is a bit unusual, but the return is well worth the effort! The area is amazingly dramatic and you really must have a car to get there. The drive up for me was fun, challenging, but be careful. From the paltry...More

1  Thank Martin H
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Driving up to the tour, the road was quite easy to follow but pretty narrow at times which was a little testing but shouldn't put you off. There's plenty of free parking once you get to the tour. The tour itself was amazing, starting at...More

2  Thank WillMarks
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

What a treat ! An hour's trip in a Land Rover to the top of the currently worked quarries. Brilliant views. Truly ideal conditions. The recent rain had allayed the marble dust, and the overcast conditions were perfect for photography. Strong sunshine would have given...More

1  Thank Glyn E
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

As a geologist going from Florence to Cinque Terre I had to stop at Carrara to see the oldest marble querry in Europe. We arrived in Carrara by ourselves folowing the GPS and we were wellcomed by the tourist officer speaking spanish. We arrived at...More

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

This was a new offering for the cruise ship we arrived on but sounded adventurous without being to strenuous for anyone. Amazing sites, looking over the side of the road from the jeep as we left the paved roads and drove up to 1200 meters...More

Thank Sally G
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We were on a little side vacation in Massa when my wife wanted to see the marble quarries. "Boring!" said the kids (11 and 8) and I but she persisted and we headed into the mountains to look for one of the tours. They proved...More

1  Thank jarborra
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Gini F
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Response from VAcruiselover | Reviewed this property |
We found the drive easy, and navigated without a map. Once we found the road to the mine we stumbled across the driver that took us on our tour. He was in one of the small shops selling marble items and was available at that... More
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