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Afternoon Guided Tour from Florence to Pisa

Tour #201

City:
Pisa
Duration:
Half-Day Tour
Available:
Please inquire with reservations.
Rate:
$75/person

 

Your afternoon tour from Florence to Pisa will begin with a delightful drive through the fertile and picturesque Tuscan countryside to the historic university city of Pisa, famous for its architectural beauty. Upon arrival in Pisa, your informative guide will take you on a thorough outdoor guided walking tour of Piazza dei Miracoli ("Field of Miracles") and its monuments (exterior only). You will be dazzled by this marvelous square which is dominated by the Cathedral, a model of the distinctive Pisan Romanesque architecture; the celebrated Leaning Tower of Pisa; and the round-shaped Baptistery surrounded by its suggestive columned arcades.

The commentary of your guide will be particularly focused on the Leaning Tower of Pisa, one of the most unique and beloved structures in the world. You'll enjoy learning the history regarding the Leaning Tower of Pisa, a structure which seems to always stir the imagination of visitors at this world-renowned site. Be sure you bring your camera!

Then, your 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 walk you will reach Piazza dei Cavalieri, which was the political center in the Middle Ages. Your guide will introduce this amazing square where you can admire the historic Scuola Normale (Normal School), 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.

You will be driven back to Florence at the end of the tour.

 

 


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