Tourist guides, guided visits for groups to the quarries located in the Fantiscritti valley followed by the visit of Carrara old town. Itinerary accessible by coach up to 12,50 m. long.
Tourist guide, guided visit for groups to the quarries located in the Fantiscritti valley followed by a guided walk of Carrara old town.
Meet the tour guide and depart to the world’s largest marble quarries, during the journey your local guide provides relevant information about the history, the economy and the geology of the territory.
Arrival at Fantiscritti and leave the coach in the parking lot, then proceed to visit a private open-air exhibition of tools and equipment (entrance at free offer) really helpful to understand the history of marble excavation and transportation throughout the centuries, since the Romans until now.
Free time for visiting the marble souvenir shops follows.
At the end depart to Carrara town center, the marble built town. The guided walk takes place through the medieval Carrara (Malaspina castle, Duomo), the Renaissance Carrara (Alberica square) up to the nineteenth century Carrara.