Livorno port to Pisa Lucca and its Villas

The magnificent square and the town of the treasures

  • 08:00 Meet the driver and move to Pisa
  • 08:45 Pisa and Miracoli court (meet the local guide)
  • 10:00 Departing to Lucca
  • 10:45 Lucca (meet the local guide) and visit of the Duomo
  • 11:30 Lucca and the amphiteathrum square
  • 12:45 Lucca the central Piazza Napoleone and time for lunch
  • 14:30 Drive to Villa Reale or Villa Torrigiani
  • 16:30 Departing to Livorno

Pisa and Lucca are both within easy driving distance of Livorno; they offer an attractive opportunity to visit two of Tuscany’s most important towns on a one-day shore excursion without spending too much time on the road.

Pisa and Miracoli court

Your first stop on your private shore excursion will be Pisa. Approaching the city centre along its fascinating river bank lined with medieval buildings; 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. 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; the more energetic of you may want to take the challenge of climbing the 296 steps to the top of the Tower of Pisa for an original view of the surrounding Piazza (advance reservation necessary).

Lucca and its ancient walls

From Pisa it is just a 30 minute drive to Lucca, the medieval treasure of Tuscany entirely enclosed within its sturdy city walls. Elegant and immaculately-kept, Lucca offers something for all tastes, with its endless number of striking churches; the charming square once the site of a Roman Amphitheatre; the wider Piazza Napoleone opened up by Napoleon’s sister, Elisa, and an excellent range of shops and restaurants.

Opera fans may also enjoy a visit to the museum dedicated to Giacomo Puccini who was born here. For added fun it’s easy 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; as the sumptuous 16th-century Villa Torrigiani or the Royal Villa Marlia which once belonged to Napoleon’s sister Elisa. Or perhaps you would prefer a wine-tasting session at a local winery: nearby Montecarlo is renowned for its wines and offers ample tasting opportunities. Just let your driver know your preferences!

The drive back to Livorno takes about 45-60 minutes.

Lunch, Garden’s entrance fees and wine tastings are not included.


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 or private excursion to Pisa and Lucca 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 Pisa (suggested one hour) and Lucca (two hours) with a local licensed guide (for this specific excursion we preferably suggest you to use the same guide for both towns, for meet at the pier )

  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Max pax: 8
  • smart driver+full comforts vehicle
  • 1/3 pax: 620,00
  • 4/6 pax: 690,00
  • 7/8 pax: 760,00
  • english speaking driver+full comforts vehicle
  • 1/3 pax: 580,00
  • 4/6 pax: 630,00
  • 7/8 pax: 700,00
  • english speaking driver+luxury sedan
  • 1/3 pax: 820,00

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