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Marble Caves of Carrara

54033, Carrara, Italy
+39 333 602 4026
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Famous for their white marble, these caves in the Apua Mountains serve as studios of stone sculpting and bronze art, where famous artists and sculptors from all over the world come to work.
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54033, Carrara, Italy
+39 333 602 4026
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Find the road that takes you to the very top, where the trucks in the pit look like ants. Think of the sculptures and beauty mined here. Fill your mind with every great artist whose work began with this stone and you'll believe in God.

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a trip up to a marble quarry (we didn't get taken to any caves). You are driven up on very twisty tracks to the site, high on the mountain, where quarrying takes place. The guide explains to you how marble is cut and...More

Thank Blimey0Reilly
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

Incredible place. Nice energy. The most famous white marble in the world. Amazing experience... Very easy to find the place

Thank Georgie P
Reviewed May 25, 2017

My husband is a geologist and so it was on his "bucket list" of things to do. We arrived just minutes before the next tour left. Hopped in the 4x4 and off we went. Our tour guide was young and had only been working there...More

1  Thank Diane C
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We arrived in the Marble Caves area, which is actually an open Quarry. The tour we took was in Landrover Defenders, and just brilliant, from the drive up to the top, which was incredible, through the views, information and real time viewing of the Marble...More

Thank Carl S
Reviewed May 15, 2017

The first time you see the mountains above Carrara, it takes your breath away. The white "wounds" where the marble has been cut away, are bigger than life. The courage of the workers, driving their big trucks up nearly vertical slopes, the landslides of marble...More

1  Thank Teddy C
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

We were in Cinque terre and it was pouring with rain, so we drove to Carrara and took a tour of the marble quarries. In spite of dreadful weather, we had a marvelous time. We learned so much about the production or marble and other...More

Thank kkwhalley
Reviewed April 25, 2017

We hired a driver guide to explore the town of Carrara & then drive up into the mountains. What an experience. The town itself is amazing with the cemetery & wonderful marble post office but once you ascend into the mountains your breath is taken...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

Never fell in love like this at this place !!! I love white but this was amazing view i just wish to visit again

Thank Hana B
Reviewed January 31, 2017

This is a must see for anyone curious of Art and the Art of Living. Highly recommended and fascinating...great place for a picnic and stellar photos! you will talk of this adventure for the rest of your life!

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February 11, 2017|
Response from stanton1973 |
i would like their address. i have a letter to mail to them. thanks john S. Adams