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Cava di Marmo al Coperto di Fantiscritti Carrara

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Museum Separate From Underground and Surface Tours

Be aware that the outdoor museum is a separate location from the underground and surface tours. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Denali L
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Impressive.

Visiting the Cava Museo Fantiscritti is only possible by guided tour. From the starting point, it's... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Paul B
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Localita Fantiscritti, 54033, Carrara, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be aware that the outdoor museum is a separate location from the underground and surface tours. The ticket office locations are next to each other. A self guided tour of the outdoor museum costs 2 euro. Great deal.

Thank Denali L
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Visiting the Cava Museo Fantiscritti is only possible by guided tour. From the starting point, it's a short drive by a van into the cave. It is impressive indeed to see 2000 years of history, art history and social life experienced by cave workers. Also...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2016

the guide speak a good english; he's nice. The caves are fascinating, you stay under four hundred meters of mountain! Believe me: go there!

Thank MikeHudzt
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

It's a nice spot in the hills above Carrara. They bring You with a little van into the cave (600 meters). There the journey start. Dissapointing that You stay about 30 minutes in the same caves. No hikes through the mountain. Guide speaks fluently English....More

2  Thank MJbLimbricht
Reviewed July 8, 2016

I write this in English to say to all Tuscany visitors you cannot avoid to visit this unique site. Marmo history explained in your language. Inside is cold. But you can get cover from organization, included in visit price.

1  Thank furiaceca61
Reviewed September 17, 2015

Visiting Fantascritti cave de Marmo definetly gave me a new appreciation for how hard and how much effort went into the creation of all the marble architecture and art. It was an easy side trek on the drive from La Spezia to Pisa. Take the...More

5  Thank Larry208
Reviewed August 9, 2015

The cave is impressive, the tour is great and highly recommended to have a first understanding on the marmo history and details of the extraction. Do take a guided tour!

Thank Alessandra F
Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a short tour that takes you inside the white marbled mountain where you are surrounded by the prestine white marbles of Carrara, Italy, which is also called the world capital of white marbles. We have taken various friends and family to enjoy this...More

Thank pebitpeb
Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

At the same time impressive and worry! Impressive for its beauty... Worry for what men do with it! Worthwhile to see it as far as it exists and hoping that men will be able to decide to stop in time...

Thank Antonella R
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