This tour to Florence from Rome includes the famous Tower of Pisa and is one of our best day trips from Rome: two great Cities in a one day tour!
In one day, you will visit Florence the capital and most popular city in Tuscany along with Pisa which is famous for the leaning tower of Pisa but also historic churches, medieval palaces, and bridges.
Your driver will pick you at your hotel. Enjoy a comfortable trip and yourguided tour in Florence and climb Pisa’s leaning tower!
Pisa leaning tower
You surely 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 in his discovery of 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 site of this Florence and Pisa Tour.
A few steps away is the circular marble Baptistery with Nicola Pisano’s superb Pulpit and the acoustic effect under the dome. You will discover how notes last hanging in mid-air, enough time to “sing with yourself.” (ticket on request, 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.
You will visit Santa Maria del Fiore, which is an excellent example of a Gothic Church with a New Gothic façade and famous works of art. What is the most impressive is the huge ingenious Brunelleschi’s Dome, with fascinating frescoes of the “Last Judgement” by Vasari and Zuccari.
Piazza del Duomo
The tour continues with Piazza del Duomo with the octagonal Baptistery and his beautiful bronze doors by Ghiberti and Giotto Bell’s Tower. The main square in Florence is Piazza Della Signoria, among Florence top attractions. Here, beside Neptune Fountain, you will also see the magnificent Loggia dei Lanzi, a 14th-century arcade, enriched with outstanding statues. In front of the imposing Palazzo Vecchio, there is a copy of the world-famous Michelangelo’s David.
Bridge Ponte Vecchio
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.
Santa Croce Square
The square with the Gotic-Florentine Basilica is the last stop of your day trip to Florence and Pisa.
Pick up details
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 located within a radius of 10 kilometers from the Pantheon.
What’s 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 and hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff (social distancing from other visitors enforced: temperature checks for everybody entering museums and archaeological sites).