Pisa and Lucca Day Trip from Florence

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: Florence, Florence

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Discover the elegant cities of Pisa and Lucca, on a Tuscany day trip from Florence! With an expert tour leader, explore the Pisa square of Piazza dei Miracoli to see Pisa Baptistry and the legendary Leaning Tower of Pisa, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit Pisa Duomo to learn about its history, and then spend the afternoon in nearby Lucca, one of Tuscany’s lesser-known gems. Enjoy a walking tour, seeing Piazza dell 'Anfiteatro, Lucca Cathedral and more, and finish with a slice of 'buccellato,' Lucca’s signature cake.

What's Included

Admission fee to Pisa Cathedral - not included in the semi independent option

Buccellato cake tasting

Expert multilingual escort

Journey by fully fitted GT Coach

Lucca tour with professional guide - not included in the semi independent option

Pisa tour with professional guide - not included in the semi independent option

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Hotel pickup and drop-off

The semi independent option does not include the guided tour in Lucca and Pisa

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • From November to March (Low Season): The tour is always confirmed in English and Spanish. The minimum required to confirm the tour in Italian, French, Portuguese and German is 4 pax
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • From April to October (High Season): The tour is always confirmed in English and Spanish. Italian, French, Portuguese and German are confirmed as follows:  PORTUGUESE: Tuesday - min 2 pax  FRENCH: Thursday - min 2 pax    GERMAN/ITALIAN: Saturday - min 2 p
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Kindly note that the Pisa and Lucca Semi independent option does not include the local guides in Pisa and in Lucca
  • Please note that the Cathedral of Pisa is now free and, on extremely crowded days, it will not be possible to visit its interior due to a long queue. In such cases, we will offer a tour of Piazza Cavalieri instead
  • Specialized infant seats are available

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

Discover two of Italy’s most symbolic towns - Pisa and Lucca! Meet your tour guide at Piazzale Montelungo Bus Terminal. Piazzale Montelungo is located 5-10 minutes walking distance from Santa Maria Novella train station. Find your seat on the comfortable coach bus, sit and relax, and prepare to depart for Pisa! The drive will take about two hours, and your guide will share some useful and interesting information about the city and its landmarks before your arrival. If you have any questions, your expert guide will be there to assist you!

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

When you arrive, your guide will lead you directly to the ancient gate surrounding the Square of Miracles. When you enter, you will be greeted by a breathtaking panorama - white, marble buildings dominating a square of perfect, green lawns. The intricate architecture is unbelievable, and you will not be able to resist immediately taking photos!

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza dei Miracoli
Your group will meet an expert, local guide, who will introduce you to the fascinating history of this square and its monuments. Embark on a captivating walking tour through history, as you learn all about the monuments in a fun and vivid way. Your guide will lead you to all of the buildings in the square - you can admire the exteriors of the large Baptistery and the Monumental Graveyard. Then, follow your guide into the incredible Cathedral to learn more.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Duomo di Pisa
Next, follow your guide into the Pisa Cathedral with your included skip-the-line ticket. You will discover the fascinating history of this Cathedral with its unique Romanesque architecture. The interiors of the Cathedral are equally beautiful with ancient frescoes and masterpieces by Nicola Pisano. As the natural light shines into the cathedral, it has a heavenly, unforgettable atmosphere.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Leaning Tower of Pisa
There is no better place to end your walking tour of Pisa than in front of the world-famous Leaning Tower! Your guide will explain why it is leaning and what makes this tower so special. Then you will have some time to explore Pisa independently. Alternatively, you can enhance your experience by skipping-the-line to climb the Leaning Tower. Quickly enter and make your way to the top! Then, admire the stunning and diverse views of Pisa from above the rooftops of these ancient buildings. Enjoy the breeze from the top of the Leaning Tower and take some fun photos before heading back down!

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

After exploring the symbolic town of Pisa, you will head to nearby Lucca. In about thirty minutes, you will arrive in this historical gem of Western Tuscany. Lucca is most famous for its Renaissance walls, which encompass the entire city. Your guide will lead you through the picturesque, medieval streets until you reach the center. A professional walking tour guide will meet your group to lead you throughout the city.

You will visit the most famous and fascinating sites of the city. Also known as the “city of 100 churches,” Lucca has a surplus of incredible things to see! Your guide will take you on a journey through the history of the city as you visit the most beautiful sites you can imagine! You will also spend a portion of your tour walking along the city walls, so you can admire views of Lucca from above the rooftops of the building with lovely panoramic views. Your city tour will last for two hours as you discover the historical wonders and picturesque sights.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza Anfiteatro
A must-see in Lucca is Piazza dell’Anfiteatro. Not only is this a stunning and lively square, but it is also one of the most historic parts of the city, filled with stories and legends. This square was first constructed in the 1st century AD and then continued to flourish throughout the centuries. Your guide will explain how it transformed from an amphitheatre, to a vibrant market, to the restaurant-lined square it is today! Any curious questions you may have, your guide will be happy to answer.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Lucca's Duomo (Cattedrale di San Martino)
After visiting various sites and monuments in Lucca, your guide will finish the tour in front of the city’s iconic Duomo - Cathedral of San Martino. This ancient church has fascinating origins from the Roman era. Your guide will dive into the history with you as you admire the stunning architecture outside the church. Enhance your tour by adding entry to the Cathedral (not included in the tour package).

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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