Art, food and crafts tour
The perfect way to spend a day in Tuscany: join in a tour of Pisa and Lucca with Martina. In the morning she will guide you around the symbols of the wealthy Maritime Republic of Pisa: the world famous Leaning Tower, the Duomo, the Baptistery and Camposanto (graveyard), which stand out in the 'Field of Miracles'.
After a delicious lunch in a family run Trattoria, you will head (by train - your car/ private transportation) to the charming walled city of Lucca.
Martina will guide you through narrow lanes and alleys discovering its treasures - the Duomo dedicated to St. Martin with the intriguing Volto Santo and the marble sarcophagus of Ilaria del Carretto; St. Michael Church, the Roman Amphitheatre Square, Giacomo Pucccini's birthplace, the awesome garden of Palazzo Pfanner, San Frediano Church and the Renaissance Walls. Last but not least, she will introduce you to its typical food and sweets (extra virign olive oil, spelt, Buccellato cake etc. )
Martina will meet you in Pisa, by the main arch way to the Square of Miracles.
Delightful walking tour around the Duomo (Cathedral); Baptistery with its fabulous acustics, Camposanto (graveyard) and the Leaning Tower (Martina will be happy to book the tickets in advance, according to your will).
Delicious lunch in a no turistic Tuscan Trattoria where they serve home made pasta.
Transfer to Lucca: after a brief introduction, you will get on the Renaissance walls; then walk down to the Duomo and discover its treasures. Then, you will proceed through its charming lanes and alleys stopping at highlights and off the beaten-path sights, including the opera composer Giacomo Puccini's birthplace, the Roman Amphitheate Square and Guinigi Tower with oak trees on the top. While touring Martina will provide you details about the history, traditions, legends and typical products of Lucca!
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Pisa, Piazza Manin - by the main arch way to the Square of Miracles
End location: Train Station of Lucca
Duration: 8 hours
Martina will be happy to help you in hiring a professional driver + minivan - if you are not either driving a car or travelling by train.
3 h private guided tour of Pisa with Qualified Tour Guide;
3 h private guided tour of Lucca with Qualified Tour Guide;
Full day tour director service; planning service
Estimated Local Cash Needed
60 Euro - lunch; entrance fees to museums;
Reservation service +tickets to the Leaning Tower
Entrance fees to the Baptistery and Camposanto of Pisa
The ticket to the Leaning Tower costs € 18,00 p/p
The ticket to the Baptistery costs € 5,00 p/p
The ticket to the Baptistery+Camposanto costs € 7,00 p/p
Etrance fees to the Duomo (€ 3,00 p/p), Church of San Frediano (€ 3,00 p/p) and Guinigi Tower (€ 4,00 p/p) in Lucca
Transportation fees (train tickets/private transfer by minivan)
food and drinks; lunch
•I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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Martina is a delightful, informative and flexible guide. She gave a wonderful orientation to Pisa and Lucca, a fabulously interesting half day in the Square of Miracles and a great introduction to Lucca. She made a very busy day for our group into a stimulating and enjoyable one that had something for all 9 of us (from sights to food to shopping). In addition to her passion and knowledge, she is a warm a friendly person. We recommend her highly for anyone looking for a special time in Tuscany!