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Florence (Livorno) Leaning Tower of Pisa Excursion Reviews

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Visit the infamous Leaning Tower of Pisa, the freestanding bell tower that refused to stay straight. Constructed in stages across 344 years, the Tower of Pisa began sinking into the ground almost immediately.

Nicky0802

1 review

Lovely tour, taken by guide and then left to explore for an hour. Not enough time to go up the tower as you have to book this in advance, but plenty of time to take a look at the tower and other 2 buildings, take photos etc. There are lots of little market stalls selling bags, purses, souvenirs etc. along the way so the time goes very fast. Restaurants and cafes are also close by, so refreshments are availabl.


Provider: Royal Caribbean International

steve in avon

1 review

Great to go up the tower. Costs but worth it. Watch for pick pockets as we had two try it on way back to our bus.


Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

little acorn

1 review

Original trip cancelled by the Cruise ship(NOT by the local company though---we checked!), so we had to take a coach tour so that my husband could see the famous Leaning Tower! Good guide, but he talked for so long standing outside the Cathedral, there was not enough time to investigate inside the three major sites. However the weather was beautiful showing off the Baptistry, Cathedral and Leaning Bell Tower to perfection.

Provider: Celebrity Cruises

retired2012

1 review

Excellent viewing, explanation provided by our tour guide/driver.

Provider: Independent Operator

TrudeDC

1 review

Tour guide and trip very good. Loved going up the leaning tower of Pisa. extraordinary how its still standing! Beautiful area.

Provider: P&O Cruises

Neet New Jersey

1 review

Once you see the leaning tower there really isn't much else.

Provider: Independent Operator

Princessa22

1 review

Definitely worth seeing. Time on our own. Loved it and would of like to spend more time there.

Provider: Princess Cruises

tanimmo

1 review

Very hot that day. Booked thru cruise line at the last minute. We were glad to ride the bus to Pisa, then transferred to a little trolley that took us around then dropped us very near the Leaning Tower. Stayed there for about 2 hrs. More than enough time for shopping and a gelato plus pictures. Trolley took us back to bus, 30 min ride back to ship.

Provider: Carnival Cruise Lines

cuulong

1 review


Provider: Independent Operator

maddersmcmonkey14

1 review

30 - 45 minute coach journey followed by fairly long walk if you visit Pisa, but worth it. The square where the Leaning Tower of Pisa is located is beautiful and full of history! our tour guide was fantastic and really knows her stuff. There is a massive queue to go up the tower because they only let people in in small numbers but I strongly suggest popping into the Baptistery on the half hour, because every half hour a an comes and sings a few notes to show you the amazing eight echoes. It sounds like a beautiful choir harmony! Looking around the town of Pisa itself isn't as interesting and you could visit Florence as well as or instead of Pisa.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

Ocean Diva

1 review

Did a ships tour to Pisa for the leaning tower climb and loved it. An easy day and a fun climb of the tower. It is 294 steps but small so not too bad. We don't use the ships elevators so get exercise by using the stairs to all decks so we were ready for this climb. Pisa is beautiful and has amazing sites. We visited Florence before so did not go there.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

limerick101

2 reviews

Did 4 hr tour because of kids called Easy Pisa, did not get to go into Leaning Tower or time for Baptistery but we had time to walk around then went on tourist train which was all part of tour. It was explained in the tour brochure there would be limited time around the Tower but we knew that with two kids we were happy out with just seeing it.Price was reasonable as with previous cruise line tours.

Provider: Thomson Cruises

Wallis7219

1 review

40 mins is probably enough in Pisa if you dont want to climb the tower

Provider: Independent Operator

ohionana26

2 reviews

We had a wonderful guide who made this trip very enjoyable. My three grands climbed to the top of the tower while I watched and took pictures from below. I hope that when they are old like me, they will see a picture of the tower and remember this experience.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

blackpool

1 review

A wonderful half day to see the historic Leaning Tower of Pisa

Provider: Princess Cruises

CyberTag

2 reviews

Pisa is about a 45 minute drive from the port of LaSpezia. We walked around Pisa for around 40 minutes, taking the usual photos holding up the tower and trying to push it down. If you're planning on stopping in Pisa, you can pre-purchase a ticket to go up to the top of the leaning tower. We heard it is very steep and hot inside (no a/c), so we chose not to climb the tower. After walking around the tower, we met back up with our driver who then walked us around the City of Pisa explaining many of the buildings, churches and sites. She showed us where the locals shop, and we stopped at a local 'gelato' place which was one of the best gelatos we had during this trip. It was actually one of the cheapest too! This was all within walking distance from the tower!

Provider: Independent Operator

glpondo

1 review

We only got half hour to see all of Field of Dreams! Too rushed but beautiful!

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

Stan Clarke

1 review

This was done along with Florence

Provider: Holland America Line

abroadsailing

1 review

Amazing architecture-- a must see.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

EATPRAYTRAVEL

1 review

Gorgeous architecture, have to see it in person to get the feel of its incredible beauty.

Provider: Independent Operator

Miamitraveler007

1 review

Did Pisa and Tuscany, nice vineyard lunch, and nice time at the tower.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

Still Dreaming

1 review

Quick stop on our way to Florence.

Provider: Independent Operator

minntraveler

1 review

It leans a lot more than I thought it would. We took a bus to Pisa and walked around the Field of Miracles.

Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line

Devilaw

3 reviews

Our first stop on the shore excursion. Tooks some great pictures. Something one must see in their lifetime.

Provider: Independent Operator

Sagacious Traveler

1 review

Didn't go in. Wasn't necessary. Just seeing this iconic site in person was very special.

Provider: Royal Caribbean International

paul stabb

1 review

Having previously visited Florence we decided to see Pisa. Not a lot to see there but nevertheless a fascinating experience

Provider: Regent Seven Seas Cruises

VEGAS-CRUISER

1 review

Lots of vendors - on our own a lot which was good

Provider: Independent Operator

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