La Spezia port to Pisa and Lucca

The Tower and the Walls

  • 09:00 Meet the driver and move to Lucca
  • 10:15 Lucca inside the walls (meet the local guide)
  • 12:30 option for lunch in a local trattoria
  • 14:30 Lucca (Villa Reale in Marlia)
  • 15:45 departing to Pisa
  • 16:15 Pisa Miracoli court
  • 17:00 Departing to La Spezia
  • 18:00 Arrive at the ship in La Spezia

This shore excursion to Pisa and Lucca offers an attractive opportunity to visit two of Tuscany’s most attractive towns in one day.

Lucca and its unforgettable walls system

Your first stop on your private shore excursion will be Lucca, the medieval treasure of Tuscany entirely enclosed within its sturdy city walls (one hour drive from La Spezia port). Elegant and immaculately-kept, Lucca has an endless number of striking churches, including the Cathedral of San Martino and the dazzling San Michele. Enjoy the charming square once the site of a Roman Amphitheatre, the wider Piazza Napoleone with an excellent range of shops and restaurants. Opera fans may also like to visit the museum dedicated to Giacomo Puccini who was born here.

For added fun, hire a bicycle for an hour or two to explore the hidden corners of Lucca, or take a stroll along the top of the wide city walls. After lunch at a local trattoria, you can opt to head for one of the splendid old villas in the surroundings of Lucca, such as the sumptuous 16th-century Villa Torrigiani or the Royal Villa at Marlia. Or perhaps you would prefer a wine-tasting session at a local winery at nearby Montecarlo is renowned for its wines and offers ample tasting opportunities. Just let your driver know your preferences!

…look out from the tunnel sight…that’s Pisa and its tower!

From Lucca it is just a 30 / 40 minute drive to Pisa. Approaching the city centre you will soon realise that Pisa is not just about its world-famous Leaning Tower. As you wind through the narrow cobbled streets you will catch glimpses of ancient churches and medieval tower houses before finally coming to stop in the Piazza dei Miracoli, the site of the 12th-century leaning bell tower for which Pisa is so renowned. This stunning World Heritage site, with its Cathedral and circular Baptistry, will no doubt inspire your photography skills. You will have a stop of half an hour here.
The drive back to La Spezia takes about an hour.


up to 3 pax
up to 4-6 pax
up to 7-8 pax

English speaking driver:

The English speaking driver is a professional driver that has an extensive geographical and technical knowledge; he provide our clients with maximum comfort and confidence on the road. The English speaking driver is also extremely familiar with main destinations in Tuscany and Italy; he allow our clients designing an itinerary if they prefer playing it by ear directly with them to better suit their interests and preferences. He could act as your mobile concierge.

Smart Driver:

Is a professional driver with excellent local knowledge who will provide you with an overview of local history; show you the main sights from the vehicle; arrange museum tickets (subject to availability); on your request make lunch recommendations; he cannot take you on a walking tour of the city, into museums, churches or other sights, or give in-depth historical, artistic and architectural information. Enjoytuscany smart driver act as your mobile concierge!

Our private shore excursion / private excursion from La Spezia to Lucca and Pisa  is designed to help you to experience the best-known and most significant sights, but we are happy to tailor-make your itinerary to suit your own tastes and interests (within the limits of the time available, of course!). The excursion can also be combined with a private guided walking tour of Lucca (suggested 2 hours) with a local licensed guide.

Lunch and Entrance fees are not included. Private guided tour is not included.

  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Max pax: 8
  • smart driver+full comforts vehicle
  • 1/3 pax: 720,00
  • 4/6 pax: 780,00
  • 7/8 pax: 840,00
  • english speaking driver+full comforts vehicle
  • 1/3 pax: 680,00
  • 4/6 pax: 700,00
  • 7/8 pax: 760,00
  • english speaking driver+luxury sedan (Mercedes Benz S class Premium)
  • 1/3 pax: 850,00

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