Don’t Miss to visit Pisa and to climb on the Famous Leaning Tower
An unforgettable tour with the amazing experience to climb the world’s most famous Tower and the splendor of the monuments of the Piazza dei Miracoli, the Baptistery and the Cathedral, as well as the lively streets and squares of the old town.
Leaning Tower: One of the Wonders of the World
The Tour Includes
- Staff Assistance
- Professional Local Guide
- 1 hour of Guided visit
- Leaning Tower entrance fee with booking (guaranteed admission)
- Depart – Return: 1:45 PM – 07:15 PM approx.
- Duration: 5 hours 30 min.
- Availability: All year round
from 15/03 to 15/11/15 Every day
from 16/03/15 to 14/03/16 Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
- Meeting point / Terminal: Central location in Florence (further details will be provided after booking).
Tour Code TH0033
What Makes this Tour Unique
- No hassle ! – Entrance fee with booking to the leaning tower
- Exclusive Experience: climb the amazing Leaning Tower!
- Guided tour of Piazza dei Miracoli
- Entrance fee to the Cathedral
- Attractive Guided Walk through the old town
- Charming Piazza dei Cavalieri with its splendid palaces
A splendid excursion 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 guided walking tour of Piazza dei Miracoli and its monuments.
You will be dazzled by this marvelous square which is dominated by the Cathedral, a model of the distinctive Pisa Romanesque architecture, the celebrated Leaning Tower and the round- shaped Baptistery surrounded by its suggestive columned arcades. The commentary of our 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, our 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 centre in the middle Ages. Our 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 our guide about the history of these particular buildings. While walking y 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. After the guided tour that will end by the famous Leaning Tower, you will enjoy the interior visit of the magnificent Tower– Skip the line entrance, climbing to its top by mounting its 294 (!) steps rising up in a spiral, will be one of the most amazing experiences you can ever try.
About the Tower
One of the wonders of the world. Get your thrilling experience to climb the tower that leans at about 3.99 degrees, mounting the steps which rise in the form of a spiral on the inner side of the tower walls. An unforgettable experience that will be preserved in your mind forever. The height of the tower is 55.86 m (183.27 ft) from the ground on the low side and 56.70 m (186.02 ft) on the high side. It began to sink after construction, this was due to a mere three-meter foundation, set in weak, unstable subsoil that caused this unique phenomenon, contributing to create one of the wonders of the world.