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The Tower of Pisa — The Witness of the Middlele Ages

The tower of Pisa is one of the most famous historical monuments in the world — in particular for its unusual lean

What's tour about

Imagine we suddenly found ourselves sailing on the medieval Pisan fleet — about to be captivated by history.

The tower of Pisa is one of the most famous historical monuments in the world — in particular for its unusual lean. Together with the complex of Piazza del Duomo, the bell tower has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

In addition to guiding your encounter with the wonder, this tour underlines the historical importance of the whole architectural complex, not just the tower. The tower is a witness to medieval history and civilization.

The visit starts from the tower, which is the focus of the tour, and continues to the cathedral and other monuments.

IMPORTANT: Entrance tickets aren't included in this tour but we can provide them if you request in advance.

Self-guided tour in the mobile app

Duomo Square of Pisa

The tour starts here

2-3 hours

walking pace

1 km

Approximate tour distance

English

Language of the tour

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Itinerary

— Leaning Tower of Pisa
— Duomo Square of Pisa
— Baptistery and its bell tower
— Monumental gate (called Porta del Leone)
— Buildings of the Camposanto
— Ospedale of Santo Spirito

Start at Duomo Square of Pisa

The red marker is the starting point of the tour. You will stay within the circle marked on the map throughout the length of the tour.

Author of the tour

Francesca Since Young age I am passionate of art and Architecture not only in Italy but globally. In particular I love to visit museums and research about the history of Architecture that often offer a wide vision of the society and art developed.

Don't be dependent on a guide or a group tour

Take a tour at your own convenience: just go to the starting location specified within the description of the tour. You can start and pause the tour at any time should you want to wander off the guided path and explore on your own

You control the tour

Each tour has built-in maps, so there's no chance for you to get lost. Anytime the weather doesn't cooperate, you can take a break in a nearby cafe. We offer 24/7 online support in your language

All content in your language

Interactive tours are filled with stories from local residents, audio guides, video clips, riddles and augmented reality – you will have a great time!

The most creative and experienced travel experts around the world make tours for you. It will show the city from the local point of view

Turn your journey into an adventure through secret courtyards and breathtaking views. You can explore the city on your own and take breaks any time.

Popular questions answered

How self-guided tours work?
The app will be your personal guide. With help of GPS the app will guide you along the route, show authentic places and tell stories about it. In some tours you will find simple quizes to get learn about the city like in game.
What is different from a guided tour or guidebook?
Unlike a guided tour, you do not depend on anyone. You can pause or go from the route and stop for an aperol at the bar. This is not just a list of places with descriptions, but a well-prepared route with interactive content that make you to interact with the city.
Do I need the internet?
No, the tour is downloaded to the app and works offline. It stays with you even after you finish it, so you can share your impressions with friends.
When can I start a tour?
The tour can be started at any time after downloaded, it remains with you forever

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