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Knights' Square: Our most recommended tours and activities

Pisa: Half-Day Private Discovery Tour

1. Pisa: Half-Day Private Discovery Tour

Stroll around Miracle Square and admire the unthinkable beauty of the baptistery, duomo, the legendary Leaning Tower of Pisa, and more, all on this private tour of Pisa. Optionally, climb to the top of the Leaning Tower. Get picked up in an air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz minivan and enjoy a relaxing ride on the highway along the Apuan Alps from where the famous Carrara marble is found. Reach Pisa in an hour and meet your local guide to start your discovery of Pisa from its very heart, Miracle Square. Surrounded by the oldest walls of Italy, the entire square was shaped mathematically to represent the constellation of Capricorn. Visit the duomo, cemetery, baptistery, Leaning Tower, and more. Choose the option to add on a climb on the Leaning Tower of Pisa to enrich your visit. As you explore, hear captivating stories about Pisa, including its time as a maritime republic that dominated the entire Mediterranean Sea during the 12th to 14th centuries. Visit Knights’ Square and the Church of Santo Stefano. Then, walk through the lungarno, streets of the city that pass beside Arno River. Enjoy beautiful views from Ponte di Mezzo, located in the very center of Pisa. Cross the river and experience the southern side of the historical center, which still conserves its typical neighborhoods with genuine food and artisanal shops. Finish off your experience by immersing yourself in the area’s authentic character and flavors.

Pisa: City Sightseeing Walking Tour with Snacks and Drinks

2. Pisa: City Sightseeing Walking Tour with Snacks and Drinks

Your tour of Pisa begins at Piazza del Duomo just outside the Porta Nuova where you will meet your local guide. You will learn about the history of the place, how this square was built with its prominent monuments such as the Cathedral, Baptistery, Monumental Cemetery, and of course the Leaning Tower and the mysterious cause of its inclination. From here we will move on to discover the rest of the city, which has much to offer besides its iconic tower. We will stop at a local pastry shop to break up the morning with a sweet Pisan-style breakfast. We will continue our tour by going to discover the medieval quarter with the fascinating Piazza dei Cavalieri that houses one of the most important universities in the world in addition to the wonderful palaces and churches that hide interesting stories and anecdotes. We will then reach the popular heart of the city with its fruit and vegetable market that gives a lively atmosphere. We will stroll under Pisa's characteristic arcades where merchants once sold their wares and which now houses numerous stores and bars. We will then have reached the Arno River, which is one of the most interesting areas of the city with its noble palaces, bridges, churches and breathtaking views. You will also learn about the folkloric side of the city, which right here organizes tournaments and medival events that take Pisa back to its glorious past as a Maritime Republic. A quick look also at the southern quarter of the city just before relaxing and enjoying a delicious sandwich and a glass of wine at a local wine shop overlooking the river. Cheers

Pisa: Sherlock Holmes Smartphone App City Game

3. Pisa: Sherlock Holmes Smartphone App City Game

Immerse yourself in the exciting world of Sherlock Holmes by collecting clues as part of a fun smartphone game. Solve the murder of a fictional character with your colleagues, friends, or family, and explore the highlights of Pisa, including the Cattedrale di Pisa. After downloading the app and entering the code, embark on a unique adventure full of brain teasers, puzzles, and lots of British humor. Become a high-class detective for a day and work alongside Sherlock Holmes. Take as long as you need to tackle this criminal case, stopping to explore the area whenever you wish to. Restart the game when you're ready and have a blast while you come across iconic sites, such as Palazzo dell'Orologio. Whilst this game does not focus on interacting with your surroundings nor informing you about it, it is the perfect activity to explore this amazing city in a fun and interactive way. Get ready for a walk through the most beautiful places in the city.

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