DEPARTURE PORT: La Spezia
DURATION OF THE TOUR: 8 hours
TRANSPORTATION: each van can accommodate 8 seated passengers, up to 6 wheelchairs
This tour is one of the most particular and fascinating in Italy thanks to a unique experience in the world inside the marble quarries.
In the first part of the visit, however, there will be a chance to learn about the fascinating history of Massa, one of the northernmost cities in Tuscany.
Famous throughout the world for the marble coming its mountains, Massa has a history full of cultural riches. From the Duomo that enriches the famous Piazza degli Aranci, to the imposing Palazzo Ducale, passing through the characteristic Chiesa della Madonna del Monte.
After a delicious lunch in one of the many restaurants in the city, the tour will move directly inside the marble quarries.
With a specialized guide and an itinerary inside the well-structured marble quarry, you will be shown how the blocks destined for sculpture are extracted, what are the cutting techniques and the specific machinery for excavation.