|DROP OFF TIME||5:30pm (approximately)|
Your English-speaking tour driver will welcome you at the dock beside your cruise ship in Livorno, for a private tour of Pisa and Lucca, and of course, Wine tasting.
In Pisa, you’ll visit the Square of the Miracles, site of the recently restored Leaning Tower of Pisa. Construction of the tower began in 1176, and was completed in 1350 by Tommaso Pisano.
An interesting cathedral found in the square, is in the Pisan Romanesque style.
Each of the monuments in the square complement each other to create a harmonious effect. Many of the historical buildings, which have now become part of the University of Pisa, are also explorable.
It is very much influenced by the Etruscan civilization, which later became a Roman municipality. In the Middle Ages, Lucca was governed by the aristocracy; At some point, it was even governed by Elisa Baciocchi, sister of Napoleon Bonaparte. During the visit, make sure to walk along the city walls which are a unique feature of the town.
Finally, you will visit a lovely local winery where we will take a stroll around the vineyards and olive groves, while an expert explains the various types of grapes used to make their Chianti wine. The tour is followed by a wine tasting accompanied by samples of specialties of the house, such as homemade pasta, bruschette and antipasto (not included in the price of the tour). You also take your time to enjoy another Tuscan specialty — biscottini and Vin Santo desert wine. The day concludes with a trip back to Livorno.
Your private tour driver will welcome you at the dock beside your cruise ship in Livorno Port. During this tour, you will visit fascinating locations in the Tuscan Region, like Pisa and Lucca. The heart of Wine region. After this tour you will enjoy a pleasant trip back to Livorno Port, with amazing memories of this experience.