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CTTours - Carrara Marble Quarries private tours

Viale Venti Settembre 292, 54033, Carrara, Italy
+39 348 773 7715
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CTTours – See the Fabulous marble quarries before you go to Florence!

One of the very best experiences we had over a three-week trip to Italy was the Carrara Marble... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AndreaT-VA
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Sterling, Virginia
Memorable Tour!

Umberto Cattani is a terrific tour guide. Rather than sticking to a set script, he immediately... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2017
wrecks
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Connecticut
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Guided tours at the world's largest marble basins, know more about the marble civilization visiting: Carrara marble quarries, quarrymen's villages, Carrara historical center, workshops of art, marble laboratories.- Private guided tours for small groups - Half and full day guided tours for larger groups
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Viale Venti Settembre 292, 54033, Carrara, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the very best experiences we had over a three-week trip to Italy was the Carrara Marble Quarry Tour with CT Tours. We scheduled a private tour with Umberto because his group tour was booked the day we planned to be there, and it...More

Thank AndreaT-VA
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Umberto Cattani is a terrific tour guide. Rather than sticking to a set script, he immediately adapted to our interest in the manufacturing processes, and took us to see huge marble blocks being sawn like a loaves of bread, and so on. The quarries and...More

Thank wrecks
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Umberto is a very knowledgable and engaging guide. He knows everything you could ever want to know about the quarry. Both of us were thrilled with this tour (thought it was going to be a guy thing). I took a million pictures so that I...More

Thank snookums27
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Four of us took a private guided tour of the white marble caves of Carrara in April 2017, our second tour with this company on this trip. It was a truly unique experience. Our guide, Umberto, was extremely knowledgeable of both the historical and current...More

1  Thank kkddm
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

My host showed me around but its an amzing little place that i wish to live in on the top of mountain !!

Thank Hana B
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Superb (private) guided tour to the white marble caves of Carrara, a hidded jem in the world of sightseeing. This is the origin of it all. If you want to visit Italy, start from here. Cave di Marmo Tours (Il Tau Tour Operator) is the...More

1  Thank Lidia O
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Great behind the scenes tour of Carrara marble mining and production. Our excellent guide, Heike, picked us up in her Land Rover and took us on a breathtaking and informative tour of Carrara marble. A great deal at 40 Euro per person. She picked us...More

Thank John C
Umberto C, Proprietario at CTTours - Carrara Marble Quarries private tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2016

Dear visitor I'm glad you had a good time in Carrara, but Heike definitely does not work for my company. Thanks Umberto

Reviewed September 21, 2016

Heike - our professional guide - took us right up to the mountains. During the amazing trip and walk we received a lot of interesting pieces of information, how the marble is cut out from the mountain, what machines and methods are used, how was...More

Thank Kálmán K
Umberto C, Proprietario at CTTours - Carrara Marble Quarries private tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2016

Dear visitor I'm glad you had a good time in Carrara, but Heike definitely does not work for my company. Thanks Umberto

Reviewed September 14, 2016

What we thought would be a problem wasn't. Umberto messaged us the day before the tour and said that his van had a mechanical issue, but offered to use our car, which we did. We met him in Carrara and he navigated us up to...More

Thank Kyle J
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

An exciting time. Very unique. Umberto is very knowledgable about the quarry and explains in perfect English. He is amusing and enjoyable to be with. He explains the process and varies it so you see it from a distance, up close in hard hats and...More

Thank ViviColumbiaMaryland
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Seadog6221
Do you have Umbertos contact information?
February 9, 2017|
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Response from Umberto C | Property representative |
This is Umberto hello! Contact me via email that you find on this page.
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Linda C
My husband & I shall be staying in Lucca & can take the train to Carrara from there. How expensive would Umberto's tour be of the quarries? We don't need an additional trip to Pisa (or Lucca) & will just take the train back to Lucca. Thank you for any help with answers
July 23, 2016|
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Response from Umberto C | Property representative |
Ciao Linda and thanks for your inquiry, please contact me privatly for receiving a quotation. warm regards umberto
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Betty A
We are staying in Viareggio. Where can we meet to take the tour? Can you give us as much information as you can?
July 5, 2016|
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Response from Umberto C | Property representative |
Ciao Betty and thanks for your request, I could meet you in Carrara or pick up in Viareggio. The tour includes the visit of working quarries and the explanation of excavation and transportation of able throughout 2000... More
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