Discover Lucca, the pearl of Tuscany, with its art and history, flavors and atmosphere and enjoy the unique experience of visiting the fascinating marble quarries of Michelangelo in Carrara.

Available from La Spezia port

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We will pick you up at the passenger cruise terminal at your time of landing (suggested starting time at 08.00)!

Our English-speaking Driverguide will be ready at the entrance of the passenger cruise terminal, waiting for you and holding a sign with your name on it.

First, we will drive to Lucca, one of the most charming towns in Tuscany, known as the “pearl of Tuscany”. Lucca has a long history that goes back to Etruscan and ancient Roman times and the town has been able to maintain its autonomy as an independent state for many centuries, until the unification of Italy.

The town is surrounded by impressive defensive Renaissance city walls from the 16th century. Inside the walls, the city center preserves its marvellous architecture, especially from the Renaissance era, and has kept its medieval appearance with narrow streets and small squares. Lucca is also known as “the city of a hundred churches” for the large number of religious buildings which represent marvellous examples of architectural Italian styles.

We will discover its defensive system, visiting the famous city walls and we will drive inside the town through its narrow streets and small piazzas, stopping, of course to see the main spots in the historical center, like the Amphitheater, the Cathedral,.. We can’t miss a short pit-stop to taste the very best Italian Focaccia, and why not a little shopping.

If you’d like your Driverguide will suggest you a nice restaurant to have lunch.

After lunch, we will move to Carrara to see the famous Marble quarries of Michelangelo, with its scenic landscape surrounded by white marble that makes this place unique. We will learn more about the marble working process and its quarrying. The first part of our visit takes place for about 2 minutes by minibus. Once in the cave we will walk along a path, all on one floor, walking on a marble floor that is the envy of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world. Shows the technique of cutting and machinery used for the excavation! Carrara is considered the largest white marble resource of the world.

Back to your ship at 05.00pm.


Duration 9 hours



Included in the Tour Price:

– Deluxe vehicle with air-conditioning

– English-speaking Driverguide

– Pick up and drop off at dock

– Minimal walking and easy access to sites

– Parking fees

– Motorway toll

– Petrol

– Car city tax and pass

– Vat

Not included in the Tour Price:

– Lunch à la carte

– Guided walking tour inside the Marble Quarries

– Entrance tickets in Lucca to be decided on spot with your Driverguide


Available from La Spezia port

 Due to road, traffic and weather conditions, the order of the itinerary may change at the discretion of your Driverguide. He may re-arrange the tour to keep the destinations scheduled, giving priority to the comfort and safety.
 If there are some kids in the group, please notify their age, in order to provide you the proper child car seat, that is necessary for your safety and for the Italian law.
  In case of passengers with Reduced Mobility, please don’t hesitate to tell us, we have equipped vehicles for any needs. And if you are in possession of a Disabled Parking Permit, please bring it with you as it will allow our driver to have better access to the sites, for your comfort.