Spring and summer are a wonderful time to visit the city of Pisa and see its marvels with guided tours, which can be booked all year through.
Here are some tours that should not be missed:
TOUR PIAZZA DEI MIRACOLI
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 11:30am
Special Dates: April 9, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30; May 1; August 13, 14, 15; November 1 all at 11:30am
The visit includes an explanation of the artistic and architectural monuments in the piazza and their historical connection to the city; includes entrance to the Duomo with explanations of the sculpture of Giovanni Pisano and the apse by San Giovanni del Cimabue; includes entrance to the Battistero with acoustic demonstration.
Cost: 8 euro per person including the Duomo and Battistero (but not the Leaning Tower), 6 euro for children 10-18, free for children under 10.
Departure: 11:30am at the Ticket booth of the Museo delle Sinopie. Tour lasts one hour. For religious purposes, entrance to the Duomo and Battistero can also be accessed through Camposanto, Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, and Museo delle Sinopie
Information and reservations: PisaincominGuides, tel. +39 050 822207, +39 333 6144924, email@example.com
3 SHORT WALKS AROUND PISA
April, May, September and October: Monday-Friday, 3pm
June, July, August: Monday at 3om and Friday at 9pm
An original way to visit the city in three short walks that leave from Piazza (entrance to the Cathedral is included in the afternoon tour) and cross the city, through Piazza dei Cavalieri, Borgo Stretto, Lungarni, all the way to the mural Tuttomondo by Keith Haring.
Cost: 9, 11, or 12 euro per person; 5, 7, or 8 euro for children 10-16; free for under ten.
Departure: 3pm at ticket office of Museo delle Sinopie (on Friday night tours meet at central ticket office near the Tower). Tour lasts 1 hour in piazza, 2 hours piazza plus city, 3 hours for complete tour of Pisa.
Information: Citygrandtour, tel. +39 320 9154975, +39 380 3860803, firstname.lastname@example.org
ART AND RELIGION
Saturday - Sunday: 3pm
A tour that will highlight the artistic beauty and sacred value of the monuments in Piazza dei Miracoli.
Cost: 4 euro per person plus entrance to Cathedral and Baptistry
Departure: 3pm at ticket booth at Museo delle Sinopie. Tour lasts 1.5 hours.
Information: Cooperativa Impegno e Futuro, or make reservations by 1pm on Fridays at the toll free number 800 144385, or by cell at 050 891349 or by email at email@example.com.
March 24, 25; April 7, 9, 25; May 1 at 5pm
June and September: Saturdays at 5pm
This is an electrifying tour that lasts two hours and takes visitors through the center of Pisa and the main sites relevant to the great scientist Galileo Galilei.
Cost: 8 euro per person, 6 euro for children 10-18 years old; free for children under 10.
Departure: 5pm at ticket office of Museo delle Sinopie. Tour lasts 2 hours. The visit will be guided by an expert on Galileo Galilei. Languages: Italian and English (on request)
Information and reservations: PisaincominGuides, tel. +39 050 822207, +39 329 3941989, +39 333 6144924 -firstname.lastname@example.org