The University city of Pisa will be the peak of this marvellous tour and it will welcome you with its superb monuments as soon as you leave the coach! This amazing experience it will come after an unforgettable drive through the Tuscan countryside.
Pisa is renowned all over the world for its architectural beauty, most witnessed by Piazza dei Miracoli, where you will enjoy an informative guided walking tour of the square. Firstly, you will admire from the outside both the Leaning Tower and the Baptistery, as well as other important monuments. Secondly, there will be a guided visit of the Cathedral, constructed between the 11th and 12th centuries, that will enable you to appreciate this masterpiece of Romanesque art.
The guided walk will continue with one of the most famous Universities in the world: Scuola Normale on Piazza dei Cavalieri, where was the political centre in the middle ages. On the way you'll admire the medieval Tower-houses and will reach the unique Piazza Arcivescovado.
Finally, you will end the tour overlooking Piazza dei Miracoli from the top, climbing the amazing Leaning Tower! Prepare yourself to be truly fascinated after having mounting its 294 steps rising up in a spiral! The tower is 55.86m tall (183.27ft) from the ground on the low side and 56.70m tall (186.02ft) on the high side, around 3.99 degrees leaning. The weak and unstable subsoil caused this unique phenomenon, contributing to create one of the wonders of the world.
Dates & Times: Every Day with departure at 1.30 pm (please be 15 minutes earlier)
Season: 15th March- 15th November
Weather: This tour runs rain or shine
The Price Includes: tour guide in Pisa, tour escort, transport, Cathedrla admission, Ticket for the Leaning Tower
Meeting Point: Central location in Florence. More details will be provided after booking
Length: 5'30 h appox.
The Leaning Tower: Rules and Regulations
The visit lasts about 30 minutes - no extension is allowed.
Children under the age of 8 will not be admitted under any circumstances.Children between 8 and 12 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult and held by the hand at all times. Teenagers between 12 and 18 years of age are allowed on the Tower only if accompanied by a responsible adult.
Visiting the Tower requires a considerable amount of fisical effort. Please consider that the spiral staircase has about as many as 300 steps. It is strongly recommended that people with heart disorders or individuals suffering from impaired health conditions do not visit the Tower.
* The tour can be operated from our partners.
** The english language is always guaranteed. The local guide service could be provided in two languages. The escort service is multilingual.