Experience for your private group. Travel through Tuscany’s rolling hills and vineyards lined with Cypress Trees, from Florence to Pisa and Lucca on this private 8/9 hour private guided tour. You’ll learn about the construction of Pisa’s Leaning Tower and marvel at its unbelievable angle... Your local private guide will uncover his rich history. Stroll through the Renaissance walled city of Lucca with its cobblestone streets.. Lucca means history, art, architecture and last but not least, amazing food!!! you’ll have time to enjoy an authentic Tuscan lunch, before returning to Florence.
Your relaxing journey through the Tuscan countryside begins with a flexible 9am pickup at your Florence hotel. Your local English-speaking driver will give you an introduction to the region, and discuss suggested sights to visit.Hop into your luxury minivan in the morning at your hotel in Florence, then relax on the 1-hour journey to the UNESCO World Heritage–listed city of Pisa, where your private city guide will show you the most important square in the city: the famous Piazza dei Miracoli with the Leaning Tower, the Baptistery, the Cemetery and the Cathedral. Piazza dei Miracoli is a real jewel of Romanesque architecture: the magnificence of the square will overwhelm you as you pass through Porta Nuova, one of the ancient gates of the Medieval city walls. Driving towards Lucca, across San Giuliano Terme, you'll enjoy the beautiful plain surrounded by mountains and hills scattered with ancient castles, villas and picturesque villages.Then you will be led to the Lucca old town to see Piazza Anfiteatro, Guinigi tower, St. Martin’s Cathedral and the typical street of antique shops. The enchanting Lucca, hidden within its original towering walls and renowned for its art and Renaissance style was one of the main stations on the pilgrims' route to Rome (the Via Francigena). It is also the birthplace of Puccini. Nowadays it offers the visitor an astonishing variety of artworks, delicious food specialties, and typical handicraft.