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Visitor Friendly Family Pasta Factory in Medieval Village

Martelli Pasta Factory is Tucscany at its best. Its a small factory owned, operated, and staffed... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Walter S
Land O Lakes, Florida
Excellent tour in small family run pasta factory

What a brilliant tour very informative and Luca our guide spoke very good English. Factory set in... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
Paula H
Redhill, United Kingdom
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56035, Casciana Terme Lari, Italy
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Martelli Pasta Factory is Tucscany at its best. Its a small factory owned, operated, and staffed by very friendly family members in a compact setup of equipment, raw materials, and packaging. Out of this little factory comes some of the best pasta in the world....More

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 23 June 2018

What a brilliant tour very informative and Luca our guide spoke very good English. Factory set in the lovely surroundings of Lari.

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Peggy F
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

What a great place. A working pasta factory right in the middle of a medieval fortified town. Guided by a very friendly Luca. Give him notice of intended walking tour via email.

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank mctooni
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Tobias S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

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

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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

Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by this wonderful little pasta factory in Lari as part of a tour. Only family members work there and they produce pasta the traditional way. Lovely visit.

Thank roberty232
Reviewed 5 October 2016

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

Thank grandmamc
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

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

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Dino M, Proprietario at Pasta Martelli, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2016
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Ci scusiamo che non abbiate potuto vedere la nostra produzione, ma come tutti gli anni, le ultime tre settimane di...More

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Vishal W
29 May 2018|
Response from Dino M | Property representative |
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!
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16 June 2017|
Response from Dino M | Property representative |
Dea Sir, the vist is possible every days excepted Wedenesday and sunday. It will be a pleasusure to know Your day selected.
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31 March 2017|
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Wea are aTYour disposal on the visit, the visit is possible every days excepted Wednesday and Sunday. At Your disposal
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