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Livorno: Florence & Pisa Shore Excursion with Food Tasting

1. Livorno: Florence & Pisa Shore Excursion with Food Tasting

After meeting with your tour leader, you will begin your trip to Florence in a fully equipped and comfortable bus. En-route, you can prepare to enjoy a day surrounded by art and beautiful Renaissance landscapes. Allow yourself fall in love with one of the most beautiful and artistic cities in the world, Florence. You can stroll through its alleys full of history, and enjoy its charming monuments. Next, discover the most beautiful squares such as Piazza Repubblica. You can take a tour through the streets where the father of the Italian language, Dante Alighieri, used to walk, discover Piazza della Signoria, and take pictures of the emblematic Ponte Vecchio, without a doubt one of the most precious symbols of the city. If you are an art lover, you can optionally visit the Accademia Gallery, one of the most famous museums in the world. There you can admire David, one of the majestic works of art by Michelangelo. If you prefer, you can visit the complex of the Duomo of Florence, an impressive Renaissance construction that will surely take your breath away. After your magical trip to Florence, you will go to Pisa. There, you can explore Piazza dei Miracoli (which you will access through the Santa Maria gate), one of the entrances of the old wall that used to surround the city. Be amazed by the impressive marble monuments and the green grass where you can lie down to admire the famous Leaning Tower, which you can climb if you wish! If time permits, you can go to the beautiful cathedral of Pisa, located next to the Leaning Tower, where you can admire beautiful works of art.

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Florence: Full-Day Pisa and Tuscany Tour

2. Florence: Full-Day Pisa and Tuscany Tour

After an early wake up and a short train ride from Florence, you will arrive in Pisa. Once there you can learn about the city from your tour leader, including the story of how it became famous. After a short tour, you will be set free to explore the renowned "Piazza dei Miracoli", or field of miracles, at your own leisure. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, this piazza has much more to offer than just the leaning tower. You can strike your final poses with the tower before jumping back on the train to Florence where you will have free time to grab a quick bite. You will then meet your tour leader again for an exciting afternoon in Tuscany. In the afternoon, you will discover olive groves and cypresses as you follow the winding roads that welcome you to the Chianti area. You can let your tour leader drive you into the heart of Tuscany, as they share stories and legends set in the nearby Medieval castles. In 1 hour you will be living the Mediterranean dream: a glass of wine in your right hand, a bruschetta in your left hand and the breathtaking views of the rolling before you. The winemakers will guide you through their old cellars, while sharing all the secrets of the ancient art of wine making. Your second stop will be a local family run farm, where you will find out that small wine producers can make amazing wine too. Whilst at this second winery, you can learn the process of picking, making and bottling these famous wines. During the day, you can taste up to 8 different types of wine, balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oils paired with snacks. At the conclusion of your day, you will return to Florence at approximately 6:30PM.

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Livorno: Private Full-Day Florence & Pisa Shore Excursion

3. Livorno: Private Full-Day Florence & Pisa Shore Excursion

Your private driver will pick you up directly at the port where your ship will dock. Drive to Pisa (approximately 30 minute ride) and enjoy some free time to enjoy the Square of the Miracles at your leisure (private guide is not included in Pisa). Then continue to Florence (approximately 1-hour ride), where your private guide will be waiting for you. Here, you'll discover the historical city center touching all the highlights of this unique city such as the cathedral, Baptistery, Giotto's Bell Tower, Signoria Square and Ponte Vecchio. Enjoy some free time for lunch and shopping. If you like, skip the line reservation can be made for the Accademia Gallery (only for groups of up to 5 people) and you will pay for your tickets directly on the spot (entrance tickets are not included in the tour's price). This gallery is particularly famous for its sculptures by Michelangelo such as the "Prisoners," "St. Matthew" and "David," the most beautiful man of Florence. If you prefer paintings, a guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery can be offfered. Discovering its immense artistic heritage with paintings by Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo and more. Travel back to the port with your private professional driver (approximately 1.5-hour ride back to Livorno). You can also decide whether you want to visit Florence in the morning and Pisa on your way back to the port.

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Pisa: Private Pasta-Making Class at a Local's Home

4. Pisa: Private Pasta-Making Class at a Local's Home

Immerse yourself in a private pasta-making class at the Cesarina's home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and taste the fruits of your labor accompanied by a glass of local wine. During the lesson the Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade for three authentic regional pasta recipes. Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test.  Each participant will have a workstation equipped with utensils and all the ingredients to make the dishes. Taste everything you have prepared with a selection of red and white local wines.

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What people are saying about Pisa

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 34 reviews

This was the 3rd time we used Get Your Guide on this trip and it did not disappoint! I only regret not getting a guide for Pompeii and only utilizing GYG for transportation. Florence and Pisa would not have been nearly as great without our superb guide!!!

A great service from Get Your Guide. A great employee (Alessandro) on site, who made the trip very humorous and interesting. I would book again anytime.

Eduardo was an excellent guide. I highly recommend him if you’re able to. Very informative and made our tour very special.

Everything worked out super easy. The guides were friendly and very helpful. Always happy !!!

It was very interesting and the guide Alesandro tried very hard.