Pisa & Lucca Tour

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Category: Tuscany Tours
Location: Tuscany, Italy
Duration: 8 hours
Tour language:
Lucca Tower of Pisa Tower of Pisa

Pisa & Lucca (8 Hrs)

There is no doubt that listening to the introduction made by your Driver/Guide, you will understand why Pisa is world famous and not just thanks to its unique Leaning Tower but also thanks to the other masterpieces of the Romanesque arquitecture in the "Miracle Square" such as the Cathedral and the Baptistery. Climb the tower is recommended, as it is particularly evocative!

We will then drive to the even more interesting city of Lucca, famous for its beautiful walls, churches and towers which compose one of the best preserved historical city centers of Europe. After an introduction, you will have time at leisure for lunch, shopping or else.

 

Please note : the Tour is conducted only in English

What makes this Tour Unique?

  • 8 unforgettable hours
  • Private DeLuxe Minivan
  • Small groups
  • Qualified Driver/Guide
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Excursion

Please check the day and departure times in the Booking Box at the top.

Duration

8 hours

Language

English

Pick up and Drop off

Directly from your Hotel or Apartment in Florence.

Transport

Private DeLuxe Minivan licensed to enter restricted areas.

Departures

Guaranteed even with 3 participants only and with a maximum of 8 passengers.

Driver / Guide

Tour conducted by a qualified Driver/Guide*.

Leaning Tower

Euro 17,00 per person to be paid on the spot. (Optional)

Minimal walking required.

Not included: Entrances at museums, castles and villas. Meals, food and beverage, sightseeing tours with local guides, tips, unless specified in the programs.

* Driver/Guide will thoroughly introduce the places being visited, from a cultural, historical and artistic viewpoint while walking or driving to and through them, but is not licensed to give in depth explanations at sights or guide inside churches, or museums.

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Pick up and Drop off : directly from your Hotel or Apartment in Florence.

History

  • Pisa : one of the Maritime Republics whose origins have long been uncertain; some historians attributed his foundation to the Pelasgi, others to the Greeks, other to the Ligurians, until, in the 20th Century, important archaeological discoveries have shown his Etruscan origins. The heart of this city is formed by the famous Piazza Duomo, also known as Miracles' Square, declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1987; in the middle of the square shines the whiteness of the main monuments of Pisa in Romanesque style: the Cathedral (realized by the architects Buscheto and Rainaldo), the Leaning Tower (realized by Bonanno Pisano, Giovanni di Simone and Tommaso Pisano), the Baptistery (realized by Diotisalvi) and the Camposanto (monumental cemetery).

 

  • Lucca : even about the origins of Lucca have been advanced different opinions, some people supported the Ligurian hypothesis, other the Etruscan hypothesis. But what marks this city are the beautiful town walls of the 15th-17th century that are one of the best preserved in Europe, which have also allowed a good conservation of the historical center. In this "city of the 100 churches" strikes the architectural richness and abundance of towers, bell towers and Renaissance palaces; the main squares are San Michele Square (with the beautiful Basilica and the Palace of the Praetorium) and San Martino Square (with the famous Gothic Cathedral of San Martino).
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