This one-day escape to Pisa and Florence from Rome is designed to explore the best of Tuscany art and architecture! You will climb the famous Tower of Pisa, dominating the magnetic Field of Miracles! All you will see, plus a comfortable trip with a luxury Mercedes, makes it one of our best day trips from Rome!
First, you will visit Florence, the elegant capital of Renaissance art, with unique bridges crossing the Arno river. Then you will reach Pisa, famous for the leaning tower and historic churches, medieval palaces, and bridges. Hotel pick up and drop off are included!
Included in the tour:
- Pick up from your location and full day car with driver at disposal.
- 2 hours guided tour in Florence with a professional guide
- 1 hour and a half in Pisa free time
- Tickets for the Leaning Tower and Cathedral
- Drop off back to your hotel in Rome
- COVID-19 safety measures: face mask is no longer mandatory but warmly suggested in crowded places.
Pick up details and other info:
Pick-up time is at 7:30 from your location. To optimize your precious time, we pick you up from all hotels, apartments, and B&B within a radius of 10 kilometers from the Pantheon.
Leaning Tower of Pisa: We must get the tickets in advance to guarantee the visit. Furthermore, we inform visitors with back or heart problems and pregnant women that the tower has a 297-step spiral staircase leading to the top. Children who will not have turned eight are not permitted to enter for safety reasons. An adult must accompany the under-18s. Kindly confirm you wish to include the Leaning Tower.
Inside all sites, handbags/bags/luggage are not allowed. Only small bags or backpacks will be accepted, with a max size of 20x30x38 cm.
Kindly confirm you wish to include the Leaning Tower in your visit, specifying the age of the participants.
Pisa leaning tower
You indeed wish to visit Pisa for the famous tilting tower! Your driver will lead you to the Field of Miracles in Pisa, where you will have one hour and a half free time to climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa, where Galilei did his experiments on gravity.
You will visit the marvelous Cathedral with the famous bronze lamp that inspired Galilei to discover the pendulum. Not only the bronze doors but also the west façade hides surprises. Inside, Pisa Cathedral is rich with magnificent works of art., another spectacular sight of this Florence and Pisa Tour.
The circular marble Baptistery is a few steps away with Nicola Pisano’s great Pulpit and the acoustic effect under the dome. You will discover how notes last hanging in mid-air and enough time to “sing with yourself.” (ticket on request, not included).
During your free time in Pisa, kindly consider time for a lunch break (not included).
Artists of Florence
Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Botticelli, Fra Angelico, Giotto, Donatello, Brunelleschi, Galilei, Cellini, Dante, Machiavelli, and Savonarola are only a few names that made the history of Florence, one of the best places to visit in Italy.
Piazza Della Signoria
The main square in Florence is Piazza Della Signoria. In front of the imposing Palazzo Vecchio is a copy of the world-famous David of Michelangelo. Near Neptune Fountain, you will also see the magnificent Loggia dei Lanzi, a 14th-century open-air gallery enriched with unique original statues.
Piazza del Duomo
The tour continues with Piazza del Duomo with Giotto Bell’s Tower, and the unique Florence Cathedral Dome is the city’s symbol. The octagonal Baptistery and its beautiful bronze doors by Ghiberti are the masterpieces completing this harmonic complex’s beauty.
Ponte Vecchio Bridge
Florence has its romantic face in the spectacular views over the Arno river; what you must see in Florence is the picturesque Ponte Vecchio bridge. Antique and jewelry shops are in abundance.
At the end of the Florence tour, your driver will bring you back to your hotel in Rome.