Pisa & Lucca Orientation Tour
You will meet your driver at ship dock or at tender mooring; he will wait for you handling the Onirikos arrival board.
He will drive you to Pisa where you will meet your Professional Guide in order to experience a unique excursion in Pisa and Lucca.
It was a great Italian poet, Gabriele Dannunzio, who renamed the Cathedral square of Pisa (where the Leaning Tower stands) ‘Field of Miracles’ after a real miracle of beauty of its monuments. This itinerary will lead you throughout the history of the great Maritime Republic of Pisa to let you discover the events and historical characters that were at the origin of this magnificent monumental complex. You will learn about the theological and cultural concepts which inspired the hands of generations of artists and architects that made this square unique.
Visiting the Plane of Lucca, which is also called the Lucchesia, you plunge into a wondrous place of history and nature. From a historical and artistic point of view, you can visit the historical center of Lucca along with the numerous Villas found on the Plain of Lucca. These Villas, which were built during the Renaissance period as summer residences for the Lords of Lucca, are surrounded by suggestive gardens containing sculptures and fountains. Following the footsteps of the great musician of Lucca, Giacomo Puccini, you can visit Puccini's natal house Museum, the Teatro del Giglio where he performed many times, and Caffè de Simo, the historical cafè where Puccini and other illustrous individuals often went.
After the tour your driver will escort you back to the Port.