On request, we will be happy to organize excursions on special tourist buses or on the riverboat that crosses the River Arno. The tours will focus on places of exceptional interest to tourists, including: theArsenali Medicei, a museum that houses an incredible collection of archaeological remains of numerous Roman ships; the Chiesa dei Cavalieri, home to the standards raised at the Battle of Lepanto; and theruins of the Bagni di Nerone, an important thermal bath house named after the Emperor Nero and dating from the Roman epoch.
|Half day tour to Carrara marble quarries and Colonnata (Wednesday and Sunday)|
We visit a real working quarry in order to learn how the marble was and is extracted nowadays, our guide gives also us some geological information on the territory surrounded by the Alpi Apuane, nown worldwide for their “white gold” marble.
Our discovery continues through the Tunnel of the ancient “Marmifera” railway by which the marble was carried from the quarry to the harbor of Marina di Carrara. This means of transport had been working for almost one century as it has been permanently stopped in 1964 to develop the road transport.
We finish our trip in the sign of taste towards Colonnata, we visit a “Lard House” where the famous “Lardo di Colonnata IGP”, is produced and spend some time relaxing and tasting the lovely lard.
|Full day trip to Cinque Terre (Wednesday and Saturday)|
First stop of our itinerary is Manarola, where, besides the fascinating village, it will be possible to visit the Museum of Sciacchetrà (local liqueur) or the panoramic village of Volastra.
After lunch, a bit of romanticism along “Lovers Path” towardsRiomaggiore.
Then, train or boat, according to sea conditions, to Monterosso.
Free time to discover the village or to lie on the central sandy beach.
We arrive in Vernazza, by train in the late afternoon to visit one of the most beautiful and colourful villages in the world enjoying an unforgettable view.
Train to La Spezia where the bus waits to drive us back.
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