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Carrara, Italy
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Private tours of the Carrara marble quarries, the world's largest marble excavation area. Guided visit to know more about Michelangelo's preferred marble by visiting: - The Carrara marble quarries - The workshops of sculpture. - Carrara, the marble built town, recently included in the UNESCO list for Creative Cities for Marble Crafts. - Food and wine tours to savor the local specialties.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I requested a private tour and told Umberto what I was wanting to do. Cristian did an excellent tour to see and explain alot about the Carrara marble. We visited a marble cutter/artist studio and shop. He also drove us to Lucca for lunch and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We booked a private tour for our family of 4, with two boys ages 7 and 9. This was probably our favorite tour - trucks, huge constructions vehicles, and a chance to be in a working quarry! Umberto organized a driver, Andreo, to pick us...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

My husband and I had booked a visit to the Carrara marble quarries with Umberto. Umberto had corresponded with me for a while to ensure our visit was exactly as we wanted. Sadly, on the day our cruise ship arrived in Marina de Carrara, the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

One of the most unexpected thrills of a recent 3-week trip to Italy was a visit to Carrara's marble quarries. A private tour in a Land Rover (not the Yuppie kind!) is the only way to see the quarries and experience the total process of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed July 2, 2018

I am not a fan of tours. This one was amazing. My best friend researched this tour and we all decided to go. Umberto met us at the train and the adventure began. Very comfortable van to take us to the mines. We arrived and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

We had travelled through Carrara on the train on our last Italy trip and decided then that if we returned to the area we would definitely add a Carrara marble mine tour to the itinerary, so glad we did. I researched various tour options prior...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Umberto is amazing. From my very first contact with him he was professional, fun, engaging, and informative. I had several different thoughts about how we might spend a day together, and he helped me figure out what made the most sense for my family (myself,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

I came to Carrara to do specific research for a new course at my University. I contacted Umberto in advance to tell him about the new course and the sort of information that would be most helpful. The result was a custom tour that met...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Heather M
Reviewed April 21, 2018

Truly a memorable day with Cristian visiting the marble mountains of Carrara. To meet and speak with the sculptor, to hear him speak of his love and passion for his craft was truly special. To see were it comes from and how it turns into...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed April 14, 2018

First I have to applaud Umberto on his hospitality and the forethought he puts in to your visit, tailoring it to your specific interests. Since my background is Architecture, we toured the marble quarries, stopped to see the work in progress - he was very...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from KSortino | Reviewed this property |
I am surprised to hear that. It was a wonderful tour and Umberto was very responsive. There were two email addresses that were used. I cannot include those in this reply. One was to Cinque Terre Tours and the other Cave di... More
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March 31, 2018|
Response from Umberto C | Property representative |
ciao Barbara, you find me at cavedimarmocarrara
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