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Hike Michelangelo's marble Mountains

Adventure hosted by Federica

3 days
Strenuous activity level
Includes food, transportation
Hosted in English, Italian

What you'll do

We'll start our epic trek by visiting an impressive marble quarry hidden in a wild valley of the Apuan Alps natural Park and talking with the people that work there.
On our journey, we'll traverse marble ridges, visit picturesque villages and admire the highest peaks of the Apuan Alps.
We'll be led by a professional hiking guide and food will be provided. We'll use public transportation.

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This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Accommodations
    1 night in a hotel room, 1 night in a hostel
  • Food
    2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, 2 lunches
  • Transportation
    2 train rides

Your itinerary

  • Day 1
    The marble quarry and the hermitage
    Meet the guide and the co-travelers at the train station. Visit an impressive marble quarry and hike to a hermitage.
  • Day 2
    Hike between marble and sky
    Demanding hike through marble walls, passes and breathtaking overlooks. At the end a delicious dinner in a mountain hut.
  • Day 3
    From the mountain hut to Equi Terme
    Following ancient paths, we'll reach picturesque villages with typical stone houses where the time has stopped.
From $632
/ person

Meet your host, Federica

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • Identity verified
I'm a certified and experienced hiking guide since 2012. I was born in Lucca and I have spent most of my life exploring and learning about the backcountry in this area. With my husband Alessandro (certified mountain bike guide and hiking guide too) we have created "Amazing Lucca" ( to show our clients the so impressive gems hidden in the territory around Lucca.
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Where you'll be

The train station of Lucca

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    Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.
    Know your comfort level
    Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

    Things to know

    Cancellation policy

    Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

    Guest requirements

    Up to 7 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

    What to bring

    Hiking shoes, appropriate clothes for hiking, backpack, towel, sleeping sheet sack, slippers, personal hygiene kit, energy bars, rain jacket, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses