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Semi-Private Tour: Day Trip to Florence and Pisa from Rome with Lunch
"Depart from Rome and drive through the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Once you arrive in Florence the city tour will start at Piazzale Michelangelo where you can enjoy the amazing view of the entire center of Florence. Then you will reach Ponte Vecchio for some of the best views of Florence. You will walk through the lovely streets of the city and yo with its beautiful Brunelleschi's Dome. Before reaching Piazza della Signoria you can also admire the Baptistry and Giotto's Bell Tower. After lunch (included) you can relax and have a walk in the nice San Lorenzo outdoor market where you can find a very high quality leather jackets and other clothes at very convenience price (Florence is very famous for its leather products)You will leave Florence arou where the guide will show you the famous Leaning Tower Piazza dei Miracoli
From EUR180.00
 
Artglass Tour of the Leaning Tower Square
"By wearing this glasses and following your map you will automatically get explanations historical reconstructions of the monuments and many other curiosities narrated by Pisa's historical figures such as Galileo Galilei.You can find out what the ""nails of the devil"" and ""the golden section of the Baptistery"" mean why the Bell Tower is leaning and much more.The ARtGlass devices give you an unique individual experience while explaining to you the city's history and one of the most beautiful squares in the world!The multimedia glasses are suitable for all ag""You can visit Piazza dei Miracoli in a unique way thanks to the ArtGlass: through wearable video glasses you’ll be offered a mix of videos and storytelling to discover a new dimension of art and history.title=Highlights&1=ArtGlass+self-guided+tour+of+Piazza+dei+Miracoli+in+Pisa&2=Learn+about+the+World+Heritage-listed+Piazza+dei+Miracoli+with+the+ArtGlass+tour&3=Hear+stories+told+in+the+voice+of+famous+Italian+masters+such+as+Galileo+Galilei&4=Take+a+self
From EUR8.00
 
Audio Guided Tour of the Leaning Tower Square or Pisa City Centre
"The list of the points of interest included in the Leaning tower square video guide tour: Introduction: square of Miracles - the role of the square - Leaning tower history - Leaning tower description - Cathedral history - Cathedral description - the Le luminarie La Regata"" - ""Caffè dell'Ussero"" - Palazzo Reale - Domus Galileiana - Bothanical Garden - ""La Cittadella Nuova"" - A typical wine produced in Pisa: the white wine S. Torpè - A delicious tuscan street food : ""schiacciata"" - A typical dish of Pisa: """"The Leaning tower square video guide tour includes a full description of the monuments exteriors and interiors: Cathedral Baptistery Monumental Cemetery and leaning tower.Pisa city centre tour video guide tour includes both the full description of the monuments in Piazza dei Miracoli and of the maincultural and historical points of interest in Pisa city centre enhanced with an
From EUR5.00

Shopping in touristic areas Tips (23)

Find a supermarket not the alimentari

There are small markets everywhere that charge anywhere from two to four times what you would pay for staples in a supermarket. Prices can vary widely for anything from bottles of water and especially...
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deebum25
Sep 22, 2010

Step outside the box

The entire area around the Tower is a tourist trap. Between the Africans hawking "real" Rolexes for 50 euros to the barrage of hats, clothes, and leather bags that are ridiculously overpriced. Step...
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deebum25
Sep 22, 2010

Souvenirs

This may seem obvious but I'm always surprised by how many people I see still picking up their souvenirs right in front of the tower. People! Seriously, take a walk down a side street and you'll more...
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travelrabbit
Mar 05, 2008

Are you sure this view is worth 15 Euros ??

Climbing up the leaning tower is a must for most of the tourists, although I think the view is not THAT great at all, except the small part where you see Piazza dei Miracoli from above. Enlarge my...
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globetrott
Nov 16, 2007

Vendors

Everywhere I turned there was some person trying to sell me knock off designer sunglasses or hand bags. Very annoying. I would tell them I was broke (which was very true) and because I am American...
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stretchi1269
May 17, 2007

Not all that glitters is gold....

Especially near the Piazza dei Miracoli, there are lots of stalls that sell souvenirs, in fact you will see lots of similar souvenirs, don't buy from the first one you see cos prices will be totally...
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micajo
Jan 22, 2007

Lines of stalls selling nothing locally made

We parked in a lot a distance from the entrance and took a free bus to the street leading to the square and tower. The entire distance to the entrance was lined with tourist shops that sold mostly...
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royalempress
Aug 25, 2006

Calling Cards and rude locals

I did experience one problematic moment when I least expected...rude local person contact as every traveller's worst nightmare was what happened. Here is the story...My mother bought a calling card...
Srechko
Apr 12, 2006

Model of the leaning tower

At the shop where you buy the tickets, you can purchase an alabaster model of the Leaning Tower. It costs 26 Euros !!! whereas the same model in a much bigger size (made of cheaper material) is around...
AsterixSg
Nov 12, 2005

Is this the Wild West?

This is actually right outside Porta Santa Maria in the city of Pisa. We thought we were in Arizona for a minute there. These teepees are full of "tourist treasures" and at night, they simply close...
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Beausoleil
Apr 04, 2005

Hawkers

Around the Piazza dei Miracoli you will find a lot of African hawkers walking around with goods. Most of the time they will sell watches, jewels, sunglasses from famous designers like Gucci, Cartier,...
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Helga67
Oct 10, 2004

To eat near Piazza dei Miracoli?

If you need to eat something to continue your tour of Pisa and you are in Piazza dei Miracoli, you have two choices: 1) To spend a lot of money for a Pizza or a Pasta dish or simply for an hamburger2)...
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Azhut
Jun 22, 2004
 
 
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"More then just the leaning tower"
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"PISA is a lot more than just the leaning tower"
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"Citta con torre ubbriacato"
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"Pisa, gateway to Tuscany"
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Chiesa di San Paolo a Ripa d'Arno - Church

The church of San Paolo was built in 805 and completely rebuilt during the 11th and 12th centuries and re-dedicated by Eugene III in 1148. The marble front facade, in characteristic Pisan style, has...
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Walking

If you're visiting the Field of Miracles coming from the train station then you'll pretty much trip through the Corsa d'Italia. This is Pisa's main thoroughfare and offers a variety of shops,...
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Leaning Tower - Torre Pendente

The Piazza Dei Duomo maybe a Unesco World Heritage site and is really beautifual work of art, but the singular structure that put Pisa on the World Map is the lowly Campanile (Belfry) of the...
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Palazzo Reale

The Palazzo Reale was designed by Bernardo Buontalenti and built between 1583 and 1587 as the summer residence of the Medici family who would often spend time in Pisa when it got too hot to stay in...
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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina - Church

This tiny, pale Gothic church on the bank of the river Arno is quite a contrast in scale compared with the huge cathedral in the nearby Campo dei Miracoli . The pinnacles and spires are richly...
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Museo delle Sinopie

located at the southern part of the Piazza Dei Duomo Complex sits the Museo Delle Sinopie, which is a museum dedicated to the Sinopia, which are preparatory drawings used for painting in fresco...
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