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Carrara Marble Quarries tours

Viale Galileo Galilei 122/E, 54033, Carrara, Italy
+39 328 415 6084
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Impressive

Went with the company I work for. Impressive the massive quarries and the buses driving a very thin... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CC7Bern
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Solothurn, Switzerland
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CRUISE PASSENGERS BEWARE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sadly, this is my first bad review on Tripadvisor, I can only hope it will be my last! I'll... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
guyguya
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Tel-Aviv
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Tours and guided visits at the Carrara marble quarries, excursions on 4x4 off road vehicles, walking tours of Carrara historical center, sculpture studios and marble workshops.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“land rover” (32 reviews)
“amazing tour” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Viale Galileo Galilei 122/E, 54033, Carrara, Italy
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+39 328 415 6084
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went with the company I work for. Impressive the massive quarries and the buses driving a very thin road a few hundred meters up.

1  Thank CC7Bern
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Sadly, this is my first bad review on Tripadvisor, I can only hope it will be my last! I'll start off by stating that I assume, that this tour company is ranked #1 for a reason and being a person who's doing a thorough search...More

Thank guyguya
Cave di Marmo T, Proprietario at Carrara Marble Quarries tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hi Guy, nice to see you are unable to accept also the decisions of a "super partes" judge like PayPal. As you perfectly know: You paid 3 tickets for an excursion by 4x4 starting from Carrara + a transfer with a minivan from Livorno to...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Heike was our most outstanding guide during this tour. We had a marvellous experience while visiting the world famous Carrara marble. The ride and the views were breathtaking especially when we climbed the (off)roads. She is a very experienced driver and at the same time...More

Thank Chrissie0902
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to get there with a young child. As soon as we arrived on the parking lot, our "guide" was absolutely agressive and not welcoming ! He had a totally unprofessional and inappropriate attitude with customers. We get on the Jeep and started our...More

Thank Patrick15300
Reviewed 22 July 2017

There were 9 in our group and we decided to do the tour on a spur of the moment and got lucky to find they could take us. we piled into a Land Rover and had a heck of a drive into the quarries. We...More

Thank Carlo T
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Am amazing tour in the caves with breath taking view, the mix between the adrenaline for the small streets, the views and all the information about what when who where and why of the caves of Carrara makes the experience really complete!! Thanks a lot...More

Thank LVSimeoni
Reviewed 29 June 2017

In the beginning of May my husband and I visited Cinque terre and decided to visit the marble mountain of Carrara. I didn't know what to expect but it turned out to be the gratest day of our short vacation. It was a very exciting...More

2  Thank smiljanasverko
Reviewed 25 June 2017

A fun, wild, and entertaining ride in a Land Rover to near the top of the mountains - mountains that are pure carrara marble, and boast a fantastic view of the Mediterranean Sea - all with an informed and knowledgeable guide. You will have a...More

1  Thank mammarita
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We booked an expensive private tour with "Il Tau" to see the Carrara marble quarries in mid-June 2017. I was under the impression that the tour would be entirely private. A guide did indeed take us in a jeep without other customers, but then at...More

2  Thank reviewer262017
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I would encourage you to go ... if for nothing else ...the jeep ride up the mountain is a blast! We had a great driver and a great guide. They were fun and knowledgeable! The history of the quarries is amazing, the views from the...More

1  Thank Lydia A
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LadyFromNJ2
30 May 2017|
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Response from Bobmilw | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We took the 50/60 tour. We were lucky to have taken the tour with very brief notice. I would recommend making a reservation as the tourist season really gets underway.
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jeanhooper
18 April 2017|
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Response from Carwibble | Reviewed this property |
They can pick you up from the train station or at a landmark near there. Best to send them an e-mail or make a phone call and ask where. You'll need to make reservations, anyway.
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Jean0808
16 January 2017|
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Response from Cave di Marmo T | Property representative |
Hello Jean0808. Along the public roads connecting Carrara with the marble valleys there are many souvenirs shops. In the surrounding of Carrara there are thousand natural stones factories with private show rooms but...if... More
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