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Square of Miracle and Pisa Tower Family Tour

Arco di Porta Nuova, Piazza Manin, Pisa (0)
from/per group ( 1 to 4 ) 249.00
  • Pisa
  • 2 hours
  • Groups allowed
  • Skip the line
  • Tour guides

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Description

See the Leaning Tower of Pisa – Bell tower of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known throughout the world for its involuntary inclination – in a semi-private tour (2 families max.) especially designed for kids and adults! Take a guided tour of the famous tower, and don’t forget to take a picture with your family!

Square of Miracle and Pisa Tower Family Tour highlights

Discover the highlights of the Pisa Tower with your guide!

  • Take a family guided tour through the magnificent historic city of Pisa
  • Climb up the iconic Leaning Tower
  • Discover the beautiful Piazza dei Miracoli, home of the city’s Romanesque cathedral and baptistery

Square of Miracle and Pisa Tower Family Tour Description Summary

Visit the Tower of Pisa as a family with a guide who specializes in capturing children’s attention. More than 30 million people visited the Tower of Pisa during the last sixty years, this tour will emerge your family to the 12th century…

Square of Miracle and Pisa Tower Family Tour Detailed Description

Find your guide at the meeting point and take a family photo, maybe pretending to “straighten” the tower with your hands and hear how the Tower of Pisa is one of the emblematic monuments of the Tuscany region.

It is one of the monuments that make up the “Piazza dei Miracoli” (Place of Miracles), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Following multiple renovations during the 20th century to prevent from collapsing, some believe that the tower will be able to stand for another 300 years.

Originally constructed in 1173 under the direction of architect Bonanno Pisano, the Tower of Pisa is the campanile (a bell tower, typically Italian and Catholic, used to call faithful ones to prayer and usually erected next to a church or cathedral) for the Pisa Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption. It is considered to be one of the masterpieces of Romanesque Art in Tuscany.

Constructed mainly of marble, it is best known for leaning southwards at an angle of 3.59 degrees. The cause of the incline is not agreed upon. Some argue that a calculation error while laying its foundation pushed the tower into the ground; others believe that it leans because of ground subsidence related to marl, a loose and crumbly rock.

During the tour, you will be able to climb the tower’s 297 steps to the summit (Children under 8 are not allowed to climb at the tower) and observe the surrounding buildings from the top. At the end of your visit, rest for a moment on the grass and contemplate the technical prowess of the men of the 12th century and all they were able to accomplish without power tools.

What’s included

  • Local tour guide dedicated to parents with children
  • Visit of the Pisa Tower
  • Entrance ticket
  • Commentary in English

What’s not included

  • Transportation
  • Tips
  • Food and drinks

  • Meet your guide on the Arco di Porta Nuova, Piazza Manin, Pisa
  • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to tour departure


  • Bookings can be cancelled up to 72 hours prior to the tour with no penalty
  • No refund after this time



Know before you go:

  • Children under 8 are not allowed to climb at the tower

Duration:

  • 2 hours



Schedule

City and country of tour: Pisa, Italy