Livorno Shore Excursion to Florence & Pisa

Livorno Shore Excursion to Florence & Pisa

Cruise passengers can comfortably experience the two most impressive cities in Tuscany Florence and Pisa in one day with this tailor made tour from Livorno, starting from the easiest place: city center cruise shuttle bus stop.
Thanks to the interesting information gave from the multilingual assistant on board the air conditioned bus , the journey will be useful to organize and maximize your time in Florence and Pisa in the best way.
Use the free wi-fi offered on board, you can also download our free walking tour app to discover florence on your own.
Spend plenty of time exploring Florence independently, visiting only the places that interest you. If you select walking tour option you can visit the famous Mercato Central and find may local food specialities. After experienced the renaissance city, you will reach Pisa and its surprising Piazza dei Miracoli before returning to your ship.


Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Florence, Florence, Tuscany

See the most important landmarks of the city center like the fabulous Signoria Square, marble Dome with its bell tower, the Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge). If you have Walking tour included the tour will terminate a the characteristic Central Market where you will have the opportunity to taste many local dishes and by excellent local products

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

Pass By: Palazzo Pitti, Piazza Dei Pitti 1, 50125, Florence Italy

Visit this historic palace, which became the main home of the ruling families of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. It was the centre of government for the 300 years that Tuscany was a monarchy. Later the palace was used as a base by Napoleon. During the Risorgimento, for a short time it was the royal palace of the newly united Italy.

Pass By: Ponte Vecchio, 50125, Florence Italy

Walk through Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge) a medieval stone closed-spandrel segmental arch bridge noted for the shops built along it.

Pass By: Campanile di Giotto, Piazza del Duomo Historical Center, 50122, Florence Italy

Admire a free-standing campanile that is part of the complex of buildings that make up Florence Cathedral.
The unusual position of the bell tower, aligned with the facade, reflects the desire to give it great importance as a sign of strong verticality at the center of the Insula Episcopalis, as well as probably the practical need to free the view of the apse area for the large dome, foreseen since Arnolfian project. Giotto provided an original design for the bell tower, with a pyramidal cusp termination 50 Florentine arms high (about 40 metres), according to which the total elevation should have been approximately 120-125 metres. A drawing preserved in the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo in Siena is considered by some scholars to be inspired by this project.


Pass By: Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence Italy

Walk through this square in front of the Palazzo Vecchio, also shared with the Loggia della Signoria. It is the main point of the origin and history of the Florentine Republic and gateway to Uffizi Gallery.

Pass By: Basilica of Santa Croce, Piazza Santa Croce 16, 50122, Florence Italy

Walk through this square where you can admire Basilica di Santa Croce, one of the largest Franciscan churches and one of the greatest Gothic achievements in Italy, and has the rank of minor basilica. It is an Italian national monument.

Pass By: Galleria Palatina in Palazzo Pitti, Amici di Palazzo Pitti Piazza Pitti 1, 50125, Florence Italy

Visit Palatine Gallery, is a museum housed in Palazzo Pitti in Florence. Housed within the architectural complex, it is located on the main floor, divided into 28 rooms that extend into the rear northern lateral wing of the architectural complex and into the northern lateral part and central rear part of the main building of the palace.

This is the "picture gallery" of the Grand Dukes of Tuscany: the layout in fact respects the taste of past centuries, with the paintings placed in several rows, selected for decorative criteria, and not by period and schools. Chronologically, with a few exceptions, the paintings mainly cover the 16th and 17th centuries, making it one of the most important museums of its kind in Italy, as well as an obligatory stop for learning about the history of European collecting.


Pass By: Basilica di San Lorenzo, Piazza di San Lorenzo 9, 50123, Florence Italy

Walk through Basilica of San Lorenzo, one of the main Catholic places of worship in Florence, located in the square of the same name in the historic center of the city. It is one of the churches that compete for the title of the oldest in the city and has the dignity of a minor basilica[1]. The San Lorenzo market is held near the church.

Pass By: Piazza del Mercato Centrale, 50136, Florence Italy

Visit Central Market, one of the results from the time of risanamento, during the late nineteenth century. Inside, is possible to find primary ingredients of Tuscan cuisine, fruits and vegetable stands as well as nuts and spices. Outside, you can find leather goods.

Pass By: Duomo, Duomo, Florence, Tuscany

Admire Florence Cathedral and its complex which includes the Baptistery and Giotto's Campanile. These three buildings are part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Stop At: Leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazza del Duomo Piazza dei Miracoli, 56126, Pisa Italy

If selected you have the chance to climb this iconical tower, known for its nearly four-degree lean, the result of an unstable foundation.

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Camposanto, Piazza del Duomo 17, 56126, Pisa Italy

Look at Monumental Cemetery, where the legend claims that bodies buried in that ground will rot in just 24 hour.

Stop At: Piazza dei Miracoli, Piazza del Duomo, 56126, Pisa Italy

Fall in love with Pisa and the amazing Piazza Dei Miracoli: the most popular attraction in Pisa where you will have free time to visit the Leaning Tower, the Cathedral and the Baptistery or realaxing In the green meadow under the shadow of one of this monument. You can also choose the option that includes Leaning Tower Entrance

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Battistero di San Giovanni, Piazza del Duomo 23, 56126, Pisa Italy

Admire the largest baptistery in Italy, it is 54 m high, with a diameter of 34, built from 1152 to 1363

Stop At: Duomo di Pisa, Piazza del Duomo, 56126, Pisa Italy

Enter the oldest of the three structures in the plaza followed by the Pisa Baptistry and the Leaning Tower.

Duration: 20 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Service cannot be used on a different date than the one indicated during the purchase ( if not approved by local proveedor)"
"The service provider is not responsible for delays in case of traffic or delay bus will return directly to the port"
"Departure times are subject to change due to arrival to Cruise ships"
"Please, specify Ship Name and Boarding time"
"Be sure to be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before departure time, at the meeting point you will find the staff wearing a GREEN T-Shirt. No refund will be give in case of late coming"
"if your ship makes an itinerary change or schedule change and you arrive in a different port or in a different schedule, please do not assume your tour has been cancelled. your tour will be schedule for the new port or for the new timing. Please call our representative to confirm the new details."
"Return in time to the ship guaranteed."
"Pisa tower: entry is not allowed for children under the age of 8 (completed or to be completed in the current year)"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Duration: 8 Hours
Start location: Cruise Shuttle Stop, Piazza del Municipio, 61, 57123 Livorno LI, Italy

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Walking in Florence city center ( if option selected )
  • Priority boarding on Tuscany Bus with our Expert escort
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Free Map
  • Fee Walking Tour APP ( you can download using Wi-Fi onboard bus)
  • The order of visit may change, please contact our local staff to confirm.
  • Access to the Leaning Tower ( if selected )

Not Included

  • Hotel pickup
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation from Livorno Port to Livorno city center

Facilities


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