Lucca & Pisa
With Private Driver & Guide
This excursion takes you on a drive toward the coast from Florence for a visit to Western Tuscany. Arrive in the charming town of Lucca. We can rent bikes or take a lovely stroll around the city wall to view beautiful gardens, palaces, medieval towers and historical churches. Enjoy a gourmet orientation walk. Experience typical ‘luccese’ quarters to visit Bakeries, “gelaterie” and other specialty stores. Taste a selection of local food including Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Enjoy lunch at a local trattoria.
Continue to Pisa passing through the picture perfect Garfagnana mountains dotted with thousands of Olive Trees. Experience beautiful views of the valley. Arrive in Pisa where meet expert art historian for tour of the main square The Piazza dei Miracoli. Visit the celebrated Leaning Tower (outside only) Baptistery and Cathedral, an unrivaled masterpiece of Romanesque art constructed between the 11th and 12th centuries. As we leave the city we will stop in Piazza dei Cavalieri, where you can admire the Historic Scuola Normale founded by Napoleon in 1810.
*NOTE: We can also price this out with only English speaking drivers and you explore on your own.