Unforgettable Tour to visit Piazza dei Miracoli with its unrivalled monuments; the magnificent Cathedral with the Baptistery and the famous Leaning Tower
Piazza dei Miracoli guided visit including the Cathedral interior - Skip the line
Entrance fee with booking to the Leaning Tower - No hassle, Skip the line
Experience the thrill of climbing the leaning tower (it leans at about 3.99 degrees)
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 outdoor guided walking tour of Piazza dei Miracoli and its monuments (exterior). 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 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 live. Then you will reach the amazing Piazza Arcivescovado where the impressive Palazzo Vescovile is located. After the guided tour you will have free time at your disposal.
Then you will visit the famous Leaning Tower, one of the wonders of the world.
Experience the thrill of climbing 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, due to a mere three-meter foundation, set in weak, unstable subsoil.
The Leaning Tower: Rules and Regulations
The visit lasts about 30 minutes - no extension is allowed.
Children under the age of 8 will not be admitted under any circumstances.Children between 8 and 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 fisical 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.
This tour includes: transport, tour escort, local guide, Cathedral entrance fee, Leaning tower entrance fee with booking