La Spezia Port to Pisa and Florence
Private Pisa and Florence tour from the port of La Spezia in an air conditioned Mercedes minivan provides tourists means riding to these cities in comfort.
Our guides and chauffeurs are mandated to pick you at the port on time and get you back to the port right on time and before your cruise ship leaves the dock. This full day tour (typically takes about 9 hours) guarantees the exploration of these two cities without any hassle or hurry.
Pick up from port and drop off
Access to private air conditioned vehicle all day
Take in the picturesque scenery of the Tuscan countryside
See and climb the Leaning Tower of Pisa
See the wide array of medieval art and culture
Visit the Square of Miracles, Battistero and the Duomo
See the Original David by Michelangelo in the Accademia Museum
Explore the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, the Duomo of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Florence
Admire the external architecture of the Basilica of the Holy Cross
See the Basilica di Santa Croce
Walk the Ponte Vecchio Bridge
You’ll have an English speaking chauffeur and guide who will come pick you up at the port of La Spezia. From here, he’ll take you on an hour long drive to Pisa through the scenic route that includes Arno River and the University where Galileo studied.
Your first stop will be at the Miracles Square from where you would be able to see Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Duomo, and the Baptistery (Battistero). If you’ve already booked to climb the tower, you can go ahead to climb. When you’re done, you can still spend a few minutes shopping.
After which, you’ll return to the vehicle from where you will be conveyed through the Tuscan countryside to Florence, the “Cradle of Renaissance”. During the walking tour in Florence, you’ll get to explore the medieval town and visit the Accademia Museum (booking should be done earlier so that you won’t have to join the usually long queue) where you will find the original David by Micheangelo.
You’ll also be able to explore the Piazza del Duomo, with its slew of medieval architecture and art, see Brunelleschi’s Duomo, the Giotto's Bell Tower and the popular bronze gated Baptistery. The gates symbolize both the old and new testament is nicknamed the “Gates of Paradise”.
You’ll also visit the Piazza della Repubblica, which is where you’ll find lots of historical literary cafés where some of the best minds of the medieval era sat and discussed salient, topical issues of the day and future.
You can see the Piazza Signoria (Palazzo Vecchio, Uffizi, and so on), and then on to the Santa Croce church in Piazza Santa Croce where Michealangelo was buried among many other Italian royals. After this, you will then proceed to the Ponte Vecchio (the old charming bridge) with its many fine jewelry shops where you can buy some gold and other jewelry.
For those who are hungry, you can get some great Tuscan meals –we recommend the pasta- at the “trattoria” or purchase some fine Italian leather –you’ll find loads of shops to get some souvenirs from. Individuals looking to purchase designer items can visit the largest concentration of designer outlets on Via De' Tornabuoni. Here, you’ll find everything from Cartier to Tiffany.
After this, you’ll then convene at the drop-off point, from where your driver will then take you back to the port of La Spezia.
Included in your payment:
Transportation from/to the port or hotel
Visit to Pisa
Visit to Florence
Excluded from your payment (out of pocket costs):
Fee for local operator guided tour Florence
Cost of lunch
Gratuities –completely at your judgement
Arranged meeting at La Spezia port.
From 1 to 8 passengers travel in a Mercedes class minivan limo.
Pricing is based on number in your private tour and may be modified by seasonal prices. Email us the tour you are interested in and number in your tour and well will provide you our most affordable quote.
Once arrangements are settled and with your approval we will send you an invoice for 10% down via paypal then remainder to be collected at the end of the trip. The English-speaking driver will pick you up at the port of La Spezia, at the terminal where cruise-ships dock. At the end of the excursion you will be taken back to the port of La Spezia in time to board your cruise-ship.
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