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Carrara Marble Quarries Tour by Jeep

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Colonnata, Italy
Carrara Marble Quarries Tour by Jeep

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Overview

Visit the marble quarries of Carrara on a half-day tour from Colonnata that highlights the marble industry in Italy. Learn how the marble was mined to build the Pantheon and Trajan's Column in ancient Rome, and how it was often used for sculpture during the Renaissance. See several active quarries, hear about ancient and modern mining processes, and enjoy insightful commentary from your guide.
  • See where some of Italy’s most famous marble originates
  • View the Colonnata and Miseglia valleys along the way
  • Sample a traditional appetizer during the return drive
  • Travel in comfort by air-conditioned Jeep
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Departure Point

54033 Colonnata, Province of Massa and Carrara, Italy

Meet at Strada Comunale per Colonnata, 1, Calaggio. How to reach the meeting point: The motorway exit is Carrara. Follow the directions towards "cave di marmo" or "Carrara centro". As you reach the roundabout, take the third exit in Viale XX Settembre and keep driving for 7 km. At the roundabout, drive straight towards the hospital and pass it. After about a hundred meters, you will be in the location called Ponte Di Ferro. Go right, direction Colonnata. Once in the village of Bedizzano, turn left and drive along this road for 2 km. Before Colonnata, on the left side, there is a block of marble with "Cava Romana I Sec A. C." written in red. After 50 m there's a yellow building, "Bar & Souvenirs Corsella": tours depart from there.

Departure Time

2:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Curioseety SRLS
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Carrara Marble Quarries Tour by Jeep?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
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What is the social distancing policy during Carrara Marble Quarries Tour by Jeep?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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Daniela_T
, Aug 2021
Entusiasmante e arricchente, con qualche brivido sulle salite alla cava. Gli usi del marmo non li conoscevo

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