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Skip the line to see the famous Leaning Tower and other top attractions on this day trip to Pisa from Florence. Led by an expert guide, travel through the Tuscan hills to explore Pisa, passing sites like Knights’ Square and Cathedral Square, where the impressive Baptistery sits. Then soak up incredible views with priority access to the top of the Leaning Tower before making your way back to Florence. 

Highlights

  • Half-day trip from Florence to Pisa with fast-track entry to the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Explore Cathedral Square (Piazza dei Miracoli) with a guide and learn about monuments like Pisa Baptistry
  • Learn about the Leaning Tower of Pisa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit Knights’ Square (Piazza dei Cavalieri), if you wish
  • Use a skip-the-line ticket to enter and climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa

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What You Can Expect

Pisa Half-Day Trip from Florence Including Skip-the-Line Leaning Tower of Pisa Ticket

See Pisa Baptistry in Cathedral Square

Your day trip will begin in central Florence, where you’ll hop on your coach and relax on the 1.5-hour ride to Pisa. Watch the scenery change from bustling Florentine streets to the vineyards and rolling hills of the Tuscan countryside.

Upon arrival in Pisa, journey on foot to Cathedral Square with your guide. Admire the impressive Duomo, Baptistery and Campo Santo as your guide provides insightful background on the historic sites around you.

Opt for some free time to explore on your own afterward, or continue your guided tour to one of the oldest churches in Pisa, the Romanesque Church of San Sisto. Spot the Scuola Normale, a prominent university founded by Napoleon in the 19th century, and soak up some knowledge about poet Dante Alighieri with a stop at Conte Ugolino Tower. Learn about the tower's famous role in the Divine Comedy.

Admire the blend of medieval and Renaissance architecture as you stroll past the building where Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi once lived. Gaze up at the impressive Palazzo Vescovile in Piazza Arcivescovado, now a popular hotel.

After a break in town to purchase snacks or beverages, reunite with your guide near the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Make your way to the city’s most famous monument and bypass the lines with your direct access ticket. Head straight up the spiraling 294 steps to admire panoramic views at the top. Your tour will conclude with transportation back to Florence.

Customer Reviews

F G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Extremely interesting. Excellent tour guide. Lovely day out.

Jaime

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great Tour Guide, trip was short and sweet

Doris R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Well organized and your tour guide was great.

paul a

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Does what it says on the tin. gets you to Pisa, puts you in the hands of a knowledgable local guide who takes you around the cathedral area. Provides you with timed ticket to access the tower and guides give you the required information needs for a trouble free visit. Gives you more that enough time to appreciate the cathedral and tower. Travel smooth and efficient and to tie. all locations easy to find as explained in voucher.

Arthur S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

The trip was great in all aspects except for a screaming 1 yo almost the entire bus ride. Both ways.

italy

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

great guide

Cathy R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

What a treat! An awesome and beautiful sight. Was not aware that the leanign tower was a UNESCO site. Only an hour and a half outside of Flroence, I highly recommend this tour, especially if traveling with kids. Walking up the 300 stairs in the tower will make you a little dizzy but it is a great experience.

Thomas P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

This was a very nice trip. The guide was very informative and I learned a lot about Pisa, Florence, and Tuscany. It was raining unfortunately the day that I went but I still climbed the tower and had a good time. We left at 1:30pm from Florence and I think the tour should start earlier because in the winter time, by 5pm it is getting dark. I recommend this trip for a nice three or four hour get away.

Rafael H. O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Wonderful tour with a wonderful guide !

Joan C Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

We really enjoyed the tour to Pisa. The commentary on the way was informative without being too much. And the information once we arrived in Pisa from the other guide was also helpful and enlightening. It was a good combination of tour and free time.

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