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Carrara Marble Quarries, Pisa & Lucca Tour



Carrara Marble Quarries, Pisa & Lucca Tour

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Carrara Marble Quarries, Pisa & Lucca Tour - Visit the National Park by Train and Boat - duration 11h 30m
Short description:
Explore the marble quarries of Carrara on a 4x4 off road vehicle with this full-day tour from Florence, Siena, Montecatini or San Gimignano.
Experience the unique flavour of ‘Lardo di Colonnata’, enjoy some free time in Pisa’s Piazza dei Miracoli, and more.
Long description:
Visiting the marble quarries of Carrara in 4x4 Jeep is an unforgettable experience. You will enjoy the charm of exclusive places otherwise inaccessible for visitors on their own. Top quality off road vehicles driven by our expert staff will lead you to an altitude of 900m where your will admire breathtaking views. Moreover, you will be given detailed explanations about both ancient and modern excavation methods in direct contact with quarrymen during work days, while cutting marble or loading huge blocks on trucks.
After that you will have a short break to taste the unique ‘Lardo di Colonnata’ in all its rich flavour. We will then take you to an altitude of 1200m where you’ll enjoy more spectacular views over the valley. Afterwards you will be driven to Pisa where to visit the most renowned squares and monuments such as Piazza dei Miracoli with the Leaning Tower, the Cemetery and the Cathedral.
Finally we will take you to Lucca, located along the road that leads from the coast to Florence. It is a distinctive city of art and Renaissance style surrounded by walls, interrupted by beautiful gates and ramparts. You will have free time to take a walk along a section of the town walls to enjoy wonderful views over the roofs, alleys, towers, churches and palaces.
The tour continues with the visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, Guinigi Tower, St. Martin’s Cathedral and ends in the typical street of antique shops in the old town centre, where you will free time.
Highlights:
• 4x4 off road adventure on the Carrara marble quarries
• Self-guided visit of Pisa and Lucca
Inclusions:
• Free pick up on request
• Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning
• Expert multilingual escorts
• Guided visit of Carrara marble quarries
• Lardo di Colonnata tasting
• Entrance to Pisa Cathedral
Optional:
• Drop off service: € 10,00 per person(inf 0-2 free)
Schedule:
Tour duration: 11 h and 30 min.
Meeting point: Florence, inside Santa Maria Novella train station, in front of the pharmacy with the green cross
Departure time: 08:15 am (check in closes 15min before departure)
Return point: Florence, Santa Maria novella train station
Return time: around 07:45 pm
Additional information:
We recommend hiking boots, a backpack with multiple pockets and sunscreen.
Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs.

Availability: Not available

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