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Pisa: Guided Walking Tour with Optional Leaning Tower Ticket

Product ID: 23281
See the exquisite architecture of the Middle Ages in Pisa's central squares, visit the largest baptistery in Italy, Pisa University, and end the tour with a climb up the famous Leaning Tower for a beautiful panoramic view of the city (if option selected).
About this activity
Duration: 1 - 1.5 hours
Starting time 3:30 PM
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Italian, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Pisa's imposing Cathedral and the largest Baptistery in Italy
  • Climb up the iconic Leaning Tower and enjoy a beautiful view of the city
  • Experience a guided tour of Piazza dei Miracoli and its famous monuments
Full description
This walking tour will take you to the Piazza dei Miracoli with your informative guide, where you discover its monuments known as “miracles” because of their incredible beauty and uniqueness. Be dazzled by this marvelous square dominated by the Cathedral, typical of the distinctive Pisa Romanesque architecture (you will visit the interior*).

Admire the round-shaped Baptistery surrounded by its suggestive columned arcades and its “Camposanto”, originally a cemetery, an extraordinary quadrangular cloister. The commentary of your guide will be particularly focused on the Leaning Tower, one of the wonders of the world. Be enthralled by the history and the leaning structure of the Tower which stirs the imagination of all visitors. 

After the guided tour, enjoy the interior visit of the magnificent Leaning Tower (if option selected), climbing to its top by mounting its 294 steps. This is guaranteed to be an amazing experience. Marvel at the unique phenomenon caused by the weak and unstable subsoil.

*In case of long queues, if you cannot visit the interior of the Cathedral, you will be offered a guided visit of Piazza dei Cavalieri.
Includes
  • Cathedral entrance fee
  • Professional local guide
  • Assistance at the meeting point
  • Earphones at the beginning of the tour
  • Leaning Tower ticket and booking (if option selected)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Shorts
Know before you go
• Access to places of worship is allowed only if equipped with suitable clothing: it is forbidden entry with shorts, bare shoulders, sandals, hats and sunglasses.
• Please note that the order of the visits may change
• Leaning Tower Rules and Regulations (if option selected):
- The visit lasts about 30 minutes — no extension is allowed.
- Children under the age of 8 are not permitted.
- Children between 8-12 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 physical 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.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 126 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4 / 5
  • Organization
    3.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.3 / 5
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The guide we had was excellent and was very well versed about the area .... although for some reason I thought we were going to have a tour of the city not just the area of the leaning tower .... We thoroughly enjoyed this and were so glad we had taken a guided tour rather than walk about on our own The tower was well worth visiting a tough climb and not for the faint hearted!

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May 10, 2019

Focus different than expected but great nonetheless

We booked this tour in German tongue for a family of 4. I emailed the service provider for confirmation 1 day up front and got immediate response, so that was pretty reassuring :) When we arrived at the meeting point our guide already spotted us even with all these hundreds of tourists walking around the place. The guides then split the group by language and had a guide for each particular language and headsets so that we could hear our guide talking even with all the crowds going by and the typical noise of such places. In the end the tour was not really a city walking tour, but was restricted to the piazza with the leaning tower and the cathedral. But still our guide provided a lot of historical and background information about the baptistery, the cathedral, the tower, and Pisa and its history in general. It was very interesting and we pretty much enjoyed the tour. The guide was even doing good with our teenage boys keeping it interesting for them as well. Appreciated :)

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July 18, 2017

Dopo una iniziale difficoltà nell'individuare il punto d'incontro (ben risolto dall'iniziativa della guida) abbiamo iniziato un tour molto interessante della piazza dei Miracoli! La guida, Riccardo, ha saputo soddisfare la curiosità mia e dei 3 bambini di 9 anni con cui ero. Una guida davvero speciale di cui sicuramente ci ricorderemo sia io che loro!

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October 21, 2019

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Product ID: 23281