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What a an amazing, unexpected treat to visit Lucca and this family owned pasta factory. He was more than happy to give us a tour of the small factory including tastes of the pasta coming off the line. Pasta can not be purchased at the...More
We didn't know what expect on our trip to Lari however, it turned out to be one of the highlights of our holiday in Tuscany. We ventured to the pasta factory and enquired about a tour. We have a six year old boy. Lucca made...More
We've visited the pasta factory from Familia Martelli so see how handmade pasta is being produced. And we weren't disappointed.
We saw almost the whole process how the pasta is being made. And it didn't even cost something. This kind of pasta should always be...More
We stopped at Lari on the way from Pisa to Florence. The town itself is very nice and has lots of character and history. The tour was another thing. Whilst it was interesting to learn that the pasta is rough in texture, which is good...More
1 Thank Chetna M
Dino M, Proprietario at Pasta Martelli, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017
Dear Mr. I'm the person that guded You into the factory. The visit at our factory is only a possibility that we give at the turist, it is not a part of our work. We can dedicate a few minutes to explain the pasta process...More
We have been into making homemade pasta for a long time. It was absolutely fascinating to see how the pasta was first made in the early years....AND is still made the same way today at Martelli's.
A family owned and run business with care and...More
We travelled for about an hour from Monteverdi Mattrimino to get to Lari to have a look at the old fashioned way of making pasta only to find that they are closed for the holidays. A fact not mentioned in the Lonely Planet travel guide....More
1 Thank Joe M
Dino M, Proprietario at Pasta Martelli, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016
Ci scusiamo che non abbiate potuto vedere la nostra produzione, ma come tutti gli anni, le ultime tre settimane di...More
Good morning and many thanks for your question.
Yes, you can bring your kid with you. He can watch the making of pasta and even taste the fresh pasta coming out from the bronze mould. We hope to see you all soon!