Carrara Marble Quarries & Pisa: Explore the marble quarries of Carrara on a 4x4 off road vehicle with this full-day tour from Lucca. Experience the unique flavor of ‘Lardo di Colonnata’, enjoy some free time in Pisa’s Piazza dei Miracoli, and more.
Visiting the Carrara marble quarries by 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 see breathtaking scenery. Moreover, you will be given detailed explanations about both ancient and modern excavation methods in direct contact with quarrymen in work days, while cutting marble or loading huge blocks on trucks.
After that you will have a short break during which you will taste the unique flavour of the “Lardo di Colonnata”. Then you will reach an altitude of 1200m where you can’t keep your eyes off such a view. Afterwards you will be driven to Pisa where you will visit the most renowned squares and monuments such as Piazza dei Miracoli with the Leaning Tower, the Cemetery and the Cathedral.
Meeting/pick-up point: Lucca, inside Porta Sant'Anna - piazzale Verdi, near the tourist office at 9:10am.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start/opening time: Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 9:10am.
End/closing time: At 4pm.
Frequency: Every 15 minutes.
Others: We recommend hiking boots, a backpack with multiple pockets and sunscreen. Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs.