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Location: Carrara, Italy | Carrara, Italy
Category: Day Trips & Excursio
Off-road jeep adventure through fascinating marble quarries
Guided tour of the art & architecture of Pisa & Lucca
Tasting of the delicious aged lard Lardo di Colonnata
Chance to pose in front of Pisa's iconic Leaning Tower
Ancient walls & elegant gates around the city of Lucca
Guided tour of Carrara marble quarries via 4x4 jeep
Guided tour of Pisa and Lucca
Lardo di Colonnata tasting
Admission to Pisa Cathedral
Roundtrip transportation to and from Siena city center
Immerse yourself in the wonders of Renaissance Tuscany on this full-day tour. In the morning, venture into the Carrara marble quarries via 4x4 jeep and learn about this elegant stone. In the afternoon, visit Lucca and Pisa and delve into historic Italian art.
Begin your day with a guided tour of Carrara's marble quarries—a large excavation site for this unique stone. Learn about the many extraction methods as your jeep climbs through pits and mines. You ascend up to a height of about 3,940 feet (1,200 m)—this is the perfect chance to admire breathtaking views of the region below. Before you head into the quarries, sample some Lardo di Colonnata, a cured lard that quarry workers have used as a sandwich filling for thousands of years.
Next, head to charming Pisa, where you can explore its amiable squares, including Piazza dei Miracoli. Enjoy a guided stroll through the square, as you pass by iconic landmarks, including the famed Leaning Tower and the Cemetery. Then enter the majestic Cathedral to admire its elegant interiors as well as the fine Romanesque architecture.
Complete your tour with a visit to Lucca, an ancient city renowned for its art and Renaissance style. Spend some free time here to explore the city's walls and gates. Saunter through Piazza dell'Anfiteatro and Old Town, home to the Guinigi Tower and St. Martin's Cathedral. You even have a chance to peruse the many antique shops that line the streets.
Cancellation Policy: 72 hours
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Children 2 and younger are complimentary.
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