Cycling Pisa highlights & hidden treasures - half day tour

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  • 3 hr

This is the perfect tour for first time visitors who have a short time (half day) and wish to explore Pisa around and beyond the Leaning Tower: a bike tour will easily let you covering different spots and at your own pace! Your personal Licensed Tour Guide, Martina, will introduce you to the history, legends and traditions of Pisa. Besides she will give you the opportunity of experiencing the everyday life of a vibrant University city: Martina has lived in Pisa for more than 15 years, first as a student at the University (Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts Degree) then as a resident: she knows every corners of its historic centre, besides master artisans and the best places to have a taste of the local cousine. Last but not least your tour guide happily shares fascinating details on the world famous Leaning Tower and the other unique buildings that outstand in the 'field of miracles'! Meet Martina, hire a bike at her recommended shop and enjoy your time in Pisa!

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Corso Italia

Corso Italia is one of the two main shopping streets in Pisa

Stop At: Ponte di Mezzo

Already the 'Old Bridge' of Pisa, Ponte di Mezzo connects Corso Italia with Borgo Stretto

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Borgo Stretto

Charming street of Pisa,characterized by two Renaissance loggias on both side, historical shops, bars and Galileo Galilei's home

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Giuseppe Garibaldi

A gathering place for students, it is characterized by the 'Casino dei Nobili' (XVIII century building), the statue of Garibaldi located at the centre and Madonna dei Vetturini wood carving hanging at the edge of the Renaissance Loggia of Borgo Stretto street

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Piazza delle Vettovaglie

Renaissance Market Square (vegetables & fruits) -at present the market runs every morning also in the adjoining St. Omobono square

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Torre del Campano

The only medieval Tower still standing in town, it has an interesting story...

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At:

Already 'Piazza del Grano' (Wheat Market square), it turned into the first site of the Studio Pisano, the University of Pisa, by the end of XV century. At present it is a XIX century architecture with a Renaissance courtyard

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Knights’ Square

Already Piazza delle Sette Vie, it was the political centre of Pisa until XVI century. It was restored on behalf of Cosimo I and turned into the headquarter of the Kinghts of Saint Stephen. At present it hosts the 'Scuola Normale Superiore'

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By:

Great example of Pisan Romanesque style, it is characterized by an unusual decoration on the front and sides of the building. Martina will point it out and gives you interesting details.

Stop At: Piazza dei Miracoli

Outstanding and world famous square of Pisa with the Duomo + Baptistery + Leaning Tower +Camposanto+ Museum of Sinopie and Museum of Opera del Duomo. Martina will provide you fascinating details about the history, legends and tradition on this unique group of buildings. Free time (10 minutes) for photo shooting/mandatory photo with the Leaning Tower (ask Martina for the best angles).

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At:

From the top of Ponte Solferino you get a great view of the Lungarni and Guelfa Tower + Medici Arsenals and the area of the Medieval 'Terzana'

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina

A Gothic Jewelry it outsands along the left bank of the Arno river

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring

'Tuttomondo' (1989) is the one and only mural avaialable in the open air by American underground artist, Keith Haring: 180 square meter, 30 different figures, symbols, ambassador of peace, love and tollerance.

Duration: 15 minutes
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