Walking through Pisa’s history

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on February 18, 2020

Ciao! We are a group of three offical guides with license: Alberto works in english, Gabriele and Chiara work in spanish. We love our work, and we want to share our passion for this magical city with you. Prepare yourself for a fantastic journey through the ancient streets of Pisa :)

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Pisa is not just the Leaning Tower, it is much more!

The walking tour begins in Vittorio Emanuele II square, and it ends up in Piazza dei Miracoli,  where the Leaning Tower is located. 

We will start our tour with some modern art, we will see the famous murales by the legendary pop artist Keith Haring. Then we will visit Loggia dei Banchi, and we’ ll talk about the costumes and traditions of Pisa.  Later we will cross the river on the most famous bridge Ponte di Mezzo and we will explore the old streets of Borgo Stretto, with it's typical shops and cafes, and we'll discover the heart of Pisa: Piazza delle Vettovaglie.  

Later we will visit Piazza dei Cavalieri, with a focus on the Medici family, and then continue to Piazza dei Miracoli, where we will talk about the architectural masterpieces of the Medieval period.

This square will make you travel through time, as we talk about the enormous power and influence of the Maritime Republic of Pisa in the past; we will start with the history of the Duomo, then the Baptistery, and last but not least the Leaning Tower. 

During our walk we will also talk about the typical food of Pisa, and I will give you some tips about my favorite places :)

What are you waiting for? Let's go!

The tour lasts 2 hours. 

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you-want walking tour, which means that it is completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give € 10 , others give give  € 50, you choose the price!

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  • Meeting point:
    Pisa Centrale, Piazza della Stazione,...
    Pisa Centrale, Piazza della Stazione, 56125 Pisa PI, Italy

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Colin 30 May 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Very good tour well managed, informative, fun and professional.
VIRG... 29 May 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Alberto y Gabriele son muy amables y entretenidos. Se ve que disfrutan con su trabajo.
Liz ... 28 May 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
El gurú excelente! Lo volvería a elegir para un tour en otra ciudad
Fede... 28 May 2023
San Nicolás de los Arroyos

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
El mejor guía del viaje Gabriele, Ideal para Argentinos, gran sentido del humor y conocimiento
Madara 27 May 2023

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Travelled in couple - May 2023
Very interesting tour and nice guide. We had only a short time in Pisa and I don’t regret taking this tour at all. Good for tips for further activities as well so a great way to start you visit
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 7 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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