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Piazza dell'Anfiteatro

Piazza dell'Anfiteatro: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Livorno Cruise Port: Bus Transfer to Pisa and Lucca

1. From Livorno Cruise Port: Bus Transfer to Pisa and Lucca

Optimize your time in Tuscany by exploring two of the region's most famous cities, Lucca and Pisa, aboard a comfortable bus with Wi-Fi and live commentary. Choose from guided tour options and lunch to tailor your experience. Discover Lucca's most iconic monuments and buildings, including the Guinigi Tower, the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, the Church of San Frediano, the Basilica of San Frediano, the majestic Piazza San Michele or the house of Giacomo Puccini. Choose an optional one-hour guided walking tour of Lucca's main monuments. After about 3 hours of free time in Lucca, the tour will continue towards Pisa you'll have 1 hour and 45 minutes to explore. Return on time guaranteed. Enjoy the wonders of this so-called meadow of miracles. Choose the best pose to immortalize your photo with the leaning tower of Pisa and if you had chosen the booked option with the tower, get a panoramic photo to remember your trip.

Lucca: Guided Small Group Highlights Walking Tour

2. Lucca: Guided Small Group Highlights Walking Tour

Visit the iconic city of Lucca, famously known for its beautiful walls that surround the center of the city. Our tour begins just outside the walls, near one of the four monumental city doors: Porta San Pietro. Explore the secret underground tunnels which lead to a beautiful garden where 1631 trees were planted many moons ago. In ancient times, Lucca was a fortress city. Your local guide will explain how it was structured and the various hurdles and obstacles enemies had to overcome if they were to conquer the city. Next up: The monumental cathedral. Originally constructed as a dedication to Saint Martino, your guide will explain the mysteries surrounding its construction and architecture. Enjoy a guided tour of the Duomo with your guide. Visit two houses that seemed to have been preserved, frozen in time from the 14th century. You may choose to climb it, explore inside, and stand on top to enjoy the spectacular view. You’ll visit San Michele (the ancient political square) which houses important buildings in Lucca. If sweets are your thing, you might like to taste the traditional "Buccellato" cake at the famous bakery. The church dedicated to Saint Michael the Archangel is filled with intricate works of art, depicting ancient scenes such as St Michael slaying a dragon. Listen as your guide points out these scenes and explains mythical stories. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the charming, bustling Fillungo Street. There’s no wonder why it’s the most popular street in Lucca- filled with shops, boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and much more. And last but not least, the Roman amphitheater. This historic building housed gladiatorial shows and games and was built in the second half of the 1st century AD. At the end of the tour, feel free to continue exploring on your own or ask for a recommendation on where to go next.

Lucca: Guided Food Walking Tour with Tastings

3. Lucca: Guided Food Walking Tour with Tastings

Savor a taste of Tuscany and try local specialties like Buccatello and tordelli on a walking tour within the walled city of Lucca. Learn about each dish you taste while visiting local restaurants, cafes, and historic eateries, discovering all the local cuisine has to offer. Tastings on your tour will depend on the day's best produce, the availability of vendors, and the group's preferences. Your food-loving guide is here to lead the way on an unforgettable food journey through Lucca. Nibble on Buccellato, a typical sweet bread made from simple ingredients. This baked product with ancient origins, originally with a circular and ring shape, has recently given way to oval versions that are more convenient to pack and transport. At another stop on your walking tour, you can try cecina, a typical thin focaccia made with a mixture of chickpea flour, water, salt, and olive oil. Soft on the inside and crispy on the outside, this a must-have dish when visiting Tuscany. Another typical Tuscan dish to try is tordelli, a pasta stuffed with all kinds of goodies including meat, cheese, chard, and mortadella, dressed with meat sauce or with oil and cacio cheese. Tordelli is a unique specialty that you can only find in Lucca. Tuscany is famous for its cold cuts and Lucca is certainly no exception. Your food tour includes a stop to taste the best cold cuts in the area accompanied by a glass of local wine. Your food tour ends at your 4th stop where you sample a selection of chocolates exclusively made in Tuscany, or an ice cream treat.

La Spezia: Full-Day Pisa and Lucca Excursion

4. La Spezia: Full-Day Pisa and Lucca Excursion

Optimize your time in Livorno to explore two of Tuscany's most famous cities by traveling aboard a comfortable coach complete with wi-fi with the support of our expert tour leader. After having easily arrived at the meeting point following the instructions provided, you will be greeted by our clearly identifiable staff who will provide you with the map of the city, the code to use the wi-fi, and priority access to get on the bus. Upon arrival in Pisa, you'll have free time for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Enjoy the wonders of this "meadow of miracles," where the miracles are precisely the imposing monuments of the square. Choose the best pose to immortalize your photo with the leaning tower of Pisa and if you had chosen the option with the tower, greet your beautiful day with a panoramic photo that will leave you with the emotion of an indelible memory in your heart. Continue towards Lucca, and discover the most iconic monuments and buildings on your own, including the Guinigi Tower, the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, the Church of San Frediano, the Basilica of San Frediano, the majestic Piazza San Michele or the house of Giacomo Puccini, or follow our tour leader in a one-hour walk to visit the main monuments and optimize your time and leave no beautiful building behind you (choosing the option with walking). Return on time guaranteed.

Lucca: Guided City by Night Walking Tour

5. Lucca: Guided City by Night Walking Tour

Uncover the charm of Lucca as it lights up for the night on this group guided walking tour. Discover Romanesque churches and grand palazzos. Follow your guide to find secret gems that only locals know. Meet your guide amid the medieval architecture in Piazza San Michele. Walk to the church of Roman Catholic basilica of San Michele which was built atop a Roman forum. Admire the massive sculptures and inlays of the church's façade when they are lit for the night. View the trees on the Torre Guinigi tower and stand in the center of the unique Amphitheater square. Look at the shinning golden mosaic on the façade of the basilica of San Frediano. Climb the Renaissance ramparts for a stunning view of the Cathedral of San Martino.

Florence: Best of Tuscany Sunrise & More Small Group Tour

6. Florence: Best of Tuscany Sunrise & More Small Group Tour

Experience the magic of Tuscany like never before with our Florence: Best of Tuscany Sunrise & More Small Group Tour from Florence. As the golden Tuscan sun rises, embark on a picturesque journey through the stunning countryside, capturing the splendor of rolling hills and charming landscapes. Delve into the heart of San Gimignano on a self-guided tour, exploring medieval streets at your own pace and discovering iconic landmarks like the Torre Grossa and Piazza della Cisterna. Your adventure continues in Pisa, where you have free time to capture photos of the Leaning Tower and other legendary structures. As the day unfolds, we recommend savoring a traditional Tuscan lunch. Then, let the enchanting streets of Lucca, with its cathedral, Guinigi Tower, and Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, paint a vivid story of history and tradition. This tour is designed for explorers seeking a deep connection to Tuscany's treasures. Don't miss the opportunity to create unforgettable memories, bask in the Tuscan glow, and book your adventure today!

From Florence: Pisa and Lucca Full-Day Private Tour

7. From Florence: Pisa and Lucca Full-Day Private Tour

Discover the cities of Pisa and Lucca, as you travel on a total freedom tour to Western Tuscany. Start at Piazza dei Miracoli and see the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Monumental Graveyard and the iconic Leaning Tower. Take your time to enjoy the stunning sights, have a stroll around the city and do some shopping, if you want, as your chauffeur will be happy to meet you anytime, at any place. Continue to Lucca, and appreciate its 16th century intact walls. Visit its famous Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, Via Fillungo, filled with unique shops, restaurants and neighborhood people. See the Guinigi Tower with its roof garden, the Clock Tower and St. Martin's Cathedral. Take a relaxing walk along the city walls and enjoy wonderful views over the city and its rooftops. Your chauffeur will remain at your disposal for the entire day. End with a drive back to your accommodation in Florence.

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What people are saying about Piazza dell'Anfiteatro

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(14 reviews)

We had a wonderful day trip from Florence to San Gimignano, Pisa, and Lucca with our tour guides, Alice and driver Maximo. They were very knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. They told us interesting facts and stories about the places we visited, and the history and culture of Florence and Tuscany. They also gave us enough time to explore and enjoy each destination. The drive was smooth and comfortable, and the scenery was beautiful. It rained but it was amazing. We saw the stunning medieval towers, the iconic leaning tower, and the charming walled city. Each place had its own charm. Alice was very attentive, responsive and flexible. They communicated with us via WhatsApp before and made sure we had everything we needed. They also gave us some great tips and recommendations for Florence. We highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to see some of the most beautiful and historic places in Tuscany. Thank you, Alice and Maximo, for making our trip unforgettable

What an incredible day!! I'm not a morning person so I was slightly nervous to get up so early for this, but wow it was so worth it. The sun rising over the Tuscan hills was breathtaking and then on top of that we managed to see 4 other places in Tuscany - San Gimignano, Lucca, and Pisa. Because we got there so early, we actually managed to beat the crowds which I hadn't even thought about. Just a great overall experience - no complaints! Everything was organized and on time! Perfect day! Thanks Tourist Italy.

Our tour guide Federico was a pleasure. Tour was on time, comfortable, and full of facts. Wish we had a little more time in Pisa, otherwise the tour, skip the link tickets, information, timeliness, and communication from Federico was just perfect. Lucca was a bonus and well worth the visit. Bravissimo !

Kiko and George went above and beyond. Was so happy to see Kiko was our tour guide. Gad read reviews naming him as extra special and he certainly left nothing to be desired. Very knowledgeable, friendly and polite. Always taking care of the group. Fine job indeed.

It was a nice and relax tour, our driver Alejandro was very accommodating and pleasant!!!