Private Tour: Pisa and the Leaning Tower from Florence: A splendid private excursion with a chauffeured vehicle through the fertile and picturesque Tuscan countryside to the historic university city of Pisa, famous for its architectural beauty. Meet your private driver at your hotel, and upon your arrival in Pisa, your private informative guide will take you on a thorough outdoor guided walking tour of Piazza dei Miracoli and its monuments. You will be dazzled by this marvellous square which is dominated by the Cathedral, a model of the distinctive Pisan Romanesque architecture, the celebrated Leaning Tower and the round- shaped Baptistery surrounded by its suggestive columned arcades.
The commentary of your private guide will be particularly focused on the Leaning Tower one of the wonders of the world. You will be enthralled by the history and the leaning structure of the Tower which stirs the imagination of all visitors. Then your private guide will lead you through the historical quarter where you can admire the Church of San Sisto, one of the oldest churches in Pisa. After a pleasant guided walking tour, you will reach Piazza dei Cavalieri, which was the political centre in the middle Ages.
Your private guide will introduce this amazing square where you can admire the historic Scuola Normale, one of the most famous universities in the world, the house of Count Ugolino della Gherardesca also called “Conte Ugolino Tower” as told by Dante in the Divine Comedy. Passing the famous medieval Tower houses you will be captivated by the explanation provided by your private guide about the history of these particular buildings. While walking through the downtown streets, you can admire the ancient house where Giacomo Leopardi lived. Then you will reach the amazing Piazza Arcivescovado where the impressive Palazzo Vescovile is located.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up from city centre hotels.
Duration: 4 hours.
Others: Children aged 0-1 go free of charge with proof of age.