Pisa is much more than just the Leaning Tower. Explore the beauty of Pisa with a local on a 2 hour guided walking tour of the city, exploring the major attractions but also getting to see some of the sites that are off the beaten track and popular with locals.
A unique way to enjoy this unpretentious university city where you have the opportunity to learn about history and monuments but also the every day life of a small and lively Medieval Tuscan town. See the City from a different angle – Discover hidden lanes, Photograph the city from unusual places, Enjoy a gelato, sip an italian cocktail aperitf and see, of course, the Leaning Tower plus other famous monuments. Leaning Tower option
includes entrance to the Cathedral and Leaning Tower climbing.
This walking tour will introduce you to the real City of Pisa – right up to and beyond the iconic Leaning Tower.
The itineary is absolutely easy going, wheelchair accessible and the walking is always at a leisurely pace.
Meet your guide at the Keith Haring's mural at 5.30pm.The guide will be easily recognizable by the sign with the logo of Pisa Walking Tours. The meeting place is very conveniently located in the city center area. If you drive a car, you have an underground car parking available right in the nearby Piazza Vittorio Emanuele plus the availability of blue line toll parking in the streets nearby. If you arrive by train at Pisa Centrale, you'll get to the meeting place with a two minutes walk. The tour ends up at 7.30pm at the monumental complex of the Cathedral and Leaning Tower. The tour with Leaning Tower option ends at 8pm.
From the meeting point you will start to familiaraze with the city by walking along the busy Corso Italia and the quarters of S. Antonio and S. Martino, all the way to the Arno riverbanks in the very heart of Pisa. You will have the chance of entering some of the local interiors, both private and public, to feel the atmosphere of the local old palaces once home of Pisan noble families.
Crossed the river you will enjoy a local genuine gelato (vegan option available) and stroll along Borgo Stretto, S.Francesco and S. Maria. the very Medieval heart of the city, all the way to Piazza dei Cavalieri with its late Renaissance style palaces.
Following step will be a stop for an italian aperitif cocktail and then we'll reach the roof top of a building to enjoy an extraordinary view over the monumental complex of the Cathedral and Leaning Tower and the Carrara marble quarries in the distance.
Climb the Tower option.
At the end of the program descibed above, you'll spend more time with your guide visiting the Cathedral and climbing the Leaning Tower.
- Children under 8 years of age are not allowed to climb
- The Leaning Tower is not wheelchair accessible