Visit two of Tuscany’s most popular cities on a private day trip from Rome. The first stop is the small town of Pisa, home to the world-famous Leaning Tower, for a guided tour of its landmarks. Then make your way to Florence, the capital of the region and birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, to see the famous Duomo Cathedral, Ponte Vecchio, and the Piazzale Michelangelo.
Take a day trip from Rome to Florence and Pisa
See the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa
Take a guided tour of Florence’s key landmarks
A private guide and vehicle ensure a personalized experience
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Food and drinks
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered Your personal driver will pick you up at your accommodation in Rome. For pick up outside Rome, (other villages, airport, etc), we charge for tranfser, according the distance from the city.
What To Expect
Leaning Tower of Pisa
You will be picked up by an English - speaking driver at your accomodation in Rome, and then go straight traveling to North. Along the motorway you will stop for a coffee for about 20 minutes and then keep on going. Your first destination will be Pisa, worldwide popular for its leaning tower. In about 3 hours 20 minutes you will reach Piazza dei Miracoli, the heart of Pisa. When you first arrive at the beautiful Square of Miracles (Piazza dei Miracoli), your sight will be captivated by the magnificent Tower.
Once you have admired the Tower from all angles (including the classic picture in which you pretend to support it to keep as a memento), continue your visit to the other monuments in the Piazza: the Cathedral and the Baptistery. Along the perimeter of the square, there is also the Cemetery, the Cathedral Museum and the Museum of the Synopses. Enjoy a leisurely walk along the Arno river and on your way, pass by Clock Palace to enter into Piazza dei Cavalieri, which was once the heart of power in the city and later the headquarters of the Knights of St. Stephen. Beside of it, Pisa was the birthplace of the scientist Galileo Galilei. The University of Pisa, founded in 1343, had more than 25,000 students in the late 20th century.
After spending your time in Pisa , you will meet your driver again and board in the air-conditioned minivan Mercedes, and the driver will take you to your next destination: Florence, cradle of the Renaissance, romantic, enchanting and utterly irresistible; this is a place to feast on world-class art and gourmet Tuscan cuisine.
In Florence it would be the lunch time, so you can go for your meal and enjoy the local cuisine, perhaps you wish to try the famous, bistecca fiorentina (Florentine steak), but be sure you are really hungry, as it is quite big, not miss to sample some Chianti wine, but the way.
You can start your walking from the center, where you can admire the Duomo, possibly the most celebrated cathedral in the world, this building as it is simply known in Florence is the jewel of the city. Climbing the Duomo, with the huge cupola by Filippo Brunelleschi, is one of the most breathtaking experiences you can have in the center of Florence. From there you can dominate the whole city and have a unique view. But you will be impressed by Giotto’s Campanile.
This structure is a true masterpiece of Gothic architecture and is one of the most renowned designs in the city. You can continue, walking onto Ponte Vecchio, an extremely famous and old bridge.
Spanning the river Arno, the Vecchio Bridge is noted for the number of shops that are built into the sides of the bridge, its decorated history and the plethora of shops that line the main walkway. But you won't be tired of admiring beautiful palaces such as Palazzo Vecchio, the Baptistery of St. John, Palazzo Pitti, Basilica of Santa Croce and others jewel of Renaissance complex. Furthermore, the driver will take to Piazzale Michelangelo, this square offers the best view of Florence and of the Cathedral in the entire city. At the end of this incredible experience, you go back to the van and relax the way to Rome. The tour ends at your hotel.
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.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.Learn more about cancellations.
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