Piazza dei Cavalieri, Italy

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From Florence: PRIVATE Trip to Pisa, San Gimignano, & Siena

1. From Florence: PRIVATE Trip to Pisa, San Gimignano, & Siena

What To Expect • Stop At: Pisa, Tuscany. A comfortable one-hour drive will take you to Pisa. As soon as you arrive, you will pass by the historic suburbs and encounter Piazza dei Cavalieri, the original political center of medieval Pisa. It was later transformed by Cosimo I de’ Medici into the center for the Order of the Knights of Santo Stefano, created to defend the Tuscan and Mediterranean coasts from Turkish and pirate fleets. • Stop At: Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa and its Piazza dei Miracoli have always been a fundamental part of a trip to Tuscany, and despite the presence of the many tourists, the place radiates a timeless, evocative and powerful beauty. Visitors from every corner of the world typically try to keep the leaning tower upright, with a little help from their camera’s perspective, to make for amusing photos! Duration: 1 hour • Stop At: Historic Center of San Gimignano, Tuscany. The beautiful stronghold of San Gimignano is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Tuscany. San Gimignano is a treasure of medieval architecture, frozen in time in the year 1300. Above all, it is famous for its ancient towers, which still stand out from its skyline. Don't forget to stop by the famous Dondoli ice cream shop, winner of many awards for the best ice cream in the world. Duration: 1 hour • Stop At: Piazza della Cisterna, San Gimignano, Tuscany. Piazza della Cisterna dates back to 1287. It is located exactly in the center of the city, at a crossroads between the two main streets of the upper medieval village. While the city’s Piazza del Duomo served both as a religious and political center, Piazza della Cisterna was instead used as a local market and as a stage for social gatherings, parties and tournaments. • Stop At: Centro Storico di Siena. Siena is one of the most popular and visited places in Tuscany. It is known throughout Italy for its distinguished medieval architecture. Upon arrival, explore its rich history and art, through its notable local monuments such as the famous seashell-shaped Piazza del Campo and the outstanding Siena Cathedral. Many local shops fill the historic streets of Siena, a great opportunity for you to taste local food or buy some gifts! Duration: 2 hours • Pass by: Cathedral square, Siena. The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is the main location of Catholic worship in Tuscany, and the diocese of Siena. The building is located in the square of the same name in the center of the city. Built in Italian Gothic style, it is one of the most significant and spectacular churches built in Italy. •Pass by: Piazza del Campo, Siena. Piazza del Campo (or simply, il Campo) is the main square of the city of Siena. Unique for its particular and original seashell shape, it is renowned all over the world for its beauty and architectural integrity, as well as for being the place where the Palio di Siena takes place twice a year.

Pisa: Guided E-Scooter Tour with Street Food Tasting

2. Pisa: Guided E-Scooter Tour with Street Food Tasting

On this small group e-scooter tour we'll visit the top attractions of this fascinating city of art, which include Tuttomondo, the famous mural by Keith Haring, the banks of the Arno river, the world-famous Square of Miracles and Piazza dei Cavalieri, the second main square of Pisa, but we'll not lose some secret gems like curious corners, ancient palaces and churches scattered around the squares and the alleys of the medieval center.

Pisa: Private Walking Tour with Leaning Tower Ticket

3. Pisa: Private Walking Tour with Leaning Tower Ticket

A private walking tour to experience the beauties of Pisa: Piazza dei Miracoli with its world-famous Leaning Tower, Baptistery and Cathedral, Piazza dei Cavalieri and Piazza Arcivescovado, enriched by the experience to climb the world's most famous Tower. Meet your private and expert guide and start a thrilling walking tour of the ancient maritime city of Pisa famous for its archictectural beauty. Your guide will be glad to customize your 2-hour walking tour on your personal preferences and take you on a through outdoor walking tour of Piazza dei Miracoli and its monuments. You will be dazzled by this marvelous square which is dominated by the Cathedral (interior visit with priority access), a model of the distinctive Pisan Romanesque architecture, the celebrated Leaning Tower and the round-shaped Baptistery surrounded by its suggestive columned arcades.  Left Piazza dei Miracoli, your guide will lead you through the historical quarter where you can admire the Church of San Sisto, one of the oldest churches in Pisa. After a pleasant walking, you will reach Piazza dei Cavalieri, which was the political centre in the Middle Ages. Your private guide will introduce this amazing square where you can admire the historic Scuola Normale, one of the most famous universities in the world. Passing the famous medieval Tower Houses you will be captivated by the explanation provided by your guide about the history of these particular buildings. Then you will reach the amazing Piazza Arcivescovado where the impressive Palazzo Vescovile is located. Ended the walking tour, your guide will leave you by the magnificent Leaning Tower, where you will enjoy the interior visit of such a unique monument, with skip the line entrance. Climbing to its top by mounting its 294 steps rising up in a spiral, will be one of the most amazing experiences you can ever try. The tower is 55.86 m tall (183.27 ft) from the ground on the low side and 56.70 m tall (186.02 ft) on the high side, around 3.99 degrees leaning. The weak and unstable subsoil caused this unique phenomenon, contributing to create one of the wonders of the world.

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What people are saying about Piazza dei Cavalieri, Italy

Fantastic fun Tour. First time on an E scooter and wasn’t the last whilst in Pisa! Viola was a great guide providing an overview of Pisan history and answering any questions we had whilst showing us the highlights of Pisa. Would definitely recommend - time well invested to set you up to explore Pisa afterwards either on foot or by E scooter!