Shore excursion from La Spezia to Carrara marble quarries

carrara marble workshop

Minivan private shore excursion from La Spezia and Portovenere with English speaking driver to Carrara marble mines.

One day discovering the world of Carrara marble. Famous worldwide, this white and shiny stone was used by Michelangelo and by the most important sculptors and architects for making their works.

The itinerary is an unbelievable trip throughout 2000 years of art, history, sweat and toil during which you will explore the marble quarries (outside and underground), will learn more about the history of excavation and transportation of marble and (naturally) savor the local specialties.

After lunch visit Lerici, a quaint coastal town located by the Gulf Of Poets, enjoy your gelato by strolling along the walkway by the sea.