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Carrara Marble Quarries and Sculpture Workshop

Guided visit to the Carrara marble quarries and sculpture workshop to learn about the history of marble and observe the sculptors at work

Prices starting from
30
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Where

Carrara, MS, Italia
When
From 04 May 2020 to 31 December 2020

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday start 09:30 end 12:30 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday start 14:00 end 17:00 


Contacts
Website
Mail: info@cavedimarmocarrara.com
Tel. +39 348 7737 715
Prices include
  • Transport service with vehicle authorized to transport NCC people. Travel Safely with NCC
  • Tourist guide service, the driver is also an authorized local guide.

NOTES: 
Anything that is not expressly mentioned in this section is to be considered excluded from the indicated price.

Supplemental charges

Hotel pickup available with extra fee.

Meeting point
Carrara highway exit - Carrara train station - Other place on request
Plan

Meet the driver-guide and depart to the Carrara marble valleys, along the route some photo-stops by the most scenic places are prevented. Then drive up to (almost) 1000 m. Altitude to see (on working days) the marble quarries in activity from a safe place located about 20 meters from the area of operations. 

Surrounded by the imposing marble mountains, it will be easier to understand the geological origin of Carrara marble and enjoy the breathtaking views unique in the world.

Afterwards, visit the Quarry Museum, an historical exhibition of tools and machinery used throughout the centuries for the excavation and transportation of marble.

The happy ending of the excursion, is the visit of marble workshop to see the sculptors at work (closed Saturday afternoon and Sunday) and learn about the methods and tools need for creating marble works.

Cancellation and no-show policies
Organization
CTTours
P.IVA: 01211650450
Viale xx Settembre 292
Carrara