Pisa and Lucca On Your Own
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Italian Museums (entrance fees are not included in this tour) are closed at this time until further notice.
Explore the Tuscan countryside and visit monuments like the leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazza Dei Miracoli and the Casa di Puccini, when you book this exciting Pisa and Lucca excursion. Your tour includes roundtrip shuttle service between La Spezia and the historic Italian cities of Pisa and Lucca via an airconditioned bus that's equipped with free WiFi. You'll also get a map of the trail that shows you every detail you need to know to get around town and assistance on the bus and at your stops, available in English, Italian and French. If you're looking to explore Pisa and Lucca on your own but with a little assistance along the way, this is the perfect shore excursion for you.
Start your journey off with a onehour ride from La Spezia to the historic city of Pisa. You'll catch wonderful, panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside that's worth taking a photo for your social media feed or your personal scrapbook or photo album. Spend two hours exploring the historic city of Pisa, where you'll find its iconic leaning tower. Even though the tower was completed in the 14th century, it still leans 'til this day thanks to the soft foundation of clay, sand and river deposits.
Check your detailed map to learn about other monuments you'll encounter while in Pisa, such as the Piazza Dei Miracoli and Baptistry. Your map also includes suggestions from your assistant that are a must-see, such as the Camposanto Monumentale cemetery. Souls buried in its graveyard are rumored to decay within 24 hours.
Your tour continues with a comfortable 30 minute drive to Lucca, where you'll get 3 hours and 15 minutes to explore the city as you make your way through its cobbled streets. Lucca is known for its majestic Renaissance walls, which enclose the city and once served as a military defensive boundary. You also come across the Casa di Puccini, the birthplace of a famous opera composer turned museum before ending your tour with a comfortable ride back to your port destination of La Spezia.
Take the stress out of planning your shore excursion when you book this exciting excursion. Don't delay. Make memories for a lifetime by spending the day in Lucca and Pisa, and book this cultural experience today!