Pisa and the Leaning Tower Half-Day Trip from Florence

Day Trips & Excursions in Florence

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Discover the delights of Pisa on an afternoon tour from Florence, led by a friendly local guide. After traveling through the gorgeous Tuscan countryside, explore Cathedral Square (Piazza dei Miracoli) and pose for photos by the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Leave central Florence and travel west through the emerald hills of Tuscany. Your destination is Pisa, an elegant Tuscan city located near Lucca. Hop off your coach after a journey of 1.5 hours and set off to sightsee with your guide.Walk around Cathedral Square, home to the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pose for photos by the tilting monument, which has captivated sightseers for centuries, and learn all about its history from your guide. The square is also home to Pisa Baptistry, Campo Santo and Duomo di Pisa, so listen to your guide explain each one as you walk around.After your tour of Cathedral Square, your guided tour will conclude with a visit to the Palazzo Vescovile in Piazza Arcivescovado. After this you will have free time at your disposal to visit by your own Knights' Square, the political epicenter of medieval Pisa and home to Renaissance architecture, marble statues and the esteemed Scuola Normale di Pisa and the oldest Church in Pisa, the Church of San Sisto or just to take amazing pictures.After the Visit you will be returned to your original departure point in central Florence.

What’s included

  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Live commentary on board
  • Tour escort
  • Shared or Private Professional guide in Pisa (depending on the option selected)
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (starting from 5 pax, for shared guided visit only)

What’s not included

  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
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