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  • Location: Florence, Italy
  • Duration:  5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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. Learn about other monuments like Pisa Baptistry and then either enjoy some free time, or continue your walking tour to Knights’ Square (Piazza dei Cavalieri) seeing attractions like the Church of San Sisto and Scuola Normale di Pisa.

Highlights

  • Afternoon tour of Pisa with round-trip transport from Florence
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Cathedral Square (Piazza dei Miracoli) with a local guide
  • Stop for photos in front of the UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Learn about monuments like Pisa Baptistry, Campo Santo and Duomo di Pisa
  • Walk past the Church of San Sisto and explore Knights’ Square (Piazza dei Cavalieri), if you wish

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What You Can Expect

Pisa and the Leaning Tower Half-Day Trip from Florence

See the UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa on a day trip from Florence!

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, choose from one of two different options. Either enjoy free time to discover Pisa at your own pace or continue sightseeing on a guided walk to Knights' Square. Pass the Church of San Sisto, the oldest church in Pisa. See the house of Conte Ugolino who is mentioned by Dante on the Divive Comedy. Then enter Knights' Square itself, seeing the prestigious Scuola Normale di Pisa, part of the city's university that was founded by Napoleon Bonaparte. Admire the square's Renaissance buildings and marble statues, and hear how it was once the political center of medieval Pisa. Continue past an ancient house where the 18th-century Italian poet Giacomo Leopardi once lived, and then finish your walking tour with a visit to Piazza Arcivedscovado to see Palazzo Vescovile.

If you opted to spend your afternoon at leisure, simply return to the meeting point at the pre-arranged time to meet your tour escort and return to the coach.Travel back to Florence, and then finish your day trip with a drop-off at the start point.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

Our visit was exciting and wonderful.
The place was well-managed and maintained.

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