Experience more than just the Leaning Tower. Explore the city!
Enjoy a 2-hour guided walking tour of the city of Pisa, exploring the major attractions but also getting to see some of the sites that are off the beaten path and popular with locals.
This walking tour will introduce you to the real city of Pisa, right up to and beyond the iconic Leaning Tower. The tour is on level ground, which makes it wheelchair accessible and the walking at a leisurely pace. This is a unique experience to enjoy this unpretentious university city where you will have the opportunity to learn about the history and the monuments, as well as about everyday life of a small and lively Medieval Tuscan town. You will see the city from a different angle: discover hidden lanes, photograph the city from unusual places, plus see the Leaning Tower and other famous monuments.
Starting at the meeting point at 9:45am, the tour begins from the southern side all the way to the Leaning Tower on the northern side, learning about the four districts Pisa is divided into inside the Medieval perimeter wall.
After visiting the mural by Keith Haring, the largest he ever painted and the only one meant to be permanent, you will stroll along the busy and pedestrian Corso Italia all the way to the river Arno, enjoying the view over the beautiful riverbanks and visiting the districts of San Antonio and San Martino with their highlights.
Past the river you'll go through the very heart of Pisa, walking along the Borgo Stretto and visiting the districts of San Francesco (Galileo's neighborhood) and Santa Maria. Before going to the Leaning Tower, there will be a stop at the beautiful Piazza dei Cavalieri. Once the heart of the Medieval Maritime Republic of Pisa, it was completely redesigned at the end of the Sixteenth Century by Florentine architects.
The last part of the tour is a visit to the impressive monumental complex of the Cathedral and Leaning Tower (all external). At the end of tour, at approximately 11:45am, your guide will give you all the useful info and directions you might require to continue your day in Pisa at your leisure.
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