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Carrara Marble Tour

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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Carrara, Italy
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Carrara Marble Tour Small Group from Viareggio
$144.81 per adult
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Cost 12 euro per adult. Guide drives to top of mountain. Explains mining history and operations in English. Not to be missed Lasts approximately 50 minutes. Great opportunity for pictures. 4 X 4 driver/guide was careful to be safe.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 901denalil
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Definitely a surprising highlight of our trip. Lovely drive up to the quarry and its good to see it as a working quarry. I would recommend going on a weekday. The tour guide and driver were both lovely and informative. We had a 10 month...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We went with our two small children aged 3 and 10 months. The centre is easy to find from the directions on the website. You simply arrive, pay and then wait for your allocated tour to leave (we waited 20 mins which was fine, there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Uber-artist Michelangelo unveiled his phenomenal 17-foot tall “David” sculpture, in 1501. (That original statue is a few miles away, housed in Florence’s Galleria Accademia, depicted in the accompanying photo.) The mountain from which that mammoth stone was carved is long gone. That art-work is sculpted...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Was able to watch excavation of Marbel and received in depth information on ancient Roman excavation and able to see ruins. Gift shop was very cheap.. marble cutting board 10€, cheese knife 5€. All Carrara marble. Good visit if your traveling to or from La...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Satnav did mess-up a bit, but with the help of Google maps, driving through some quite dark, tight tunnels and fun and winding roads we got to the spacious parking. For €12 pp, and a short 20 min wait, we boarded the LR, with 3...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

It's big fun to climb the steep slopes that lead to the quarries in a Landrover. The explanation the guides give is interesting and the price of € 12 is fair. A must do unless you suffer from high anxiety.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Thorsten M
Reviewed July 6, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Murder mysteries, with a subliminal message about the economic caste system in the States. I also review books for Bookreporter and interview celebrity authors. Depending upon which city you'll stay before arriving at the... More
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Unfortunately I do not recall his name. We stopped at one of the roadside souvenir shops on the mountain to inquire about taking a tour, and he offered. He had recently retired after working there his entire adult life as an... More
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Response from 901denalil | Reviewed this property |
I drove roads around this destination today and would not classify the drive as easy. However the roads are paved and are negotiable with caution. Several tunnels are to be encountered formerly railroad lines. Some tunnels... More