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Visit the legendary Leaning Tower of Pisa with this afternoon skip-the-line admission ticket. Sail past long queues, hand in your ticket, and then ascend up the famous tower for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Bring your camera to capture the commanding views of Pisa.
  • Afternoon skip-the-line admission to the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed monument independently
  • Climb the tower's 294-step spiral staircase
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Pisa from the top
  • Gaze down at Cathedral Square and see other top Pisa attractions like the Baptistery
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Leaning Tower Skip the Line Ticket
Guided tour

Departure Point

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazza del Duomo Piazza dei Miracoli, 56126, Pisa Italy

Traveler pickup is offered
Meeting point at the corner between via Santa Maria and Piazza Miracoli (Miracoli Square), an assistant waits for you, holding a Caf Tour yellow sign.

Departure Time

4:30 PM
One of the most recognizable structures on the planet, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is an iconic wonder that everyone should experience. And there's no better way to do that than to walk up the stairs and get an amazing view from the top of the tilting tower. The Renaissance-era bell tower, which took 200 years to construct and is 183 feet (56 meters) high, began leaning during construction. Nobody knows for sure why this is! Some say it was the result of an architectural miscalculation, whereas others believe the soft clay ground was the cause. It was only in the late 20th century and early 21st century that the tilt was fully stabilized. 

After giving your voucher to the ticket-taker, skip the long lines with your priority ticket and make your way up the 294 stairs to the top. You'll have 30 minutes to enjoy the view from the top, as you take in the grassy Piazza del Duomo. Then carefully go back down the stairs and you're sure to have a great tale to tell the friends and family back home.
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Leaning Tower of Pisa
Recognized worldwide, the gravity-defying Leaning Tower of Pisa has captivated crowds for centuries with its distinctive tilt. The tower, which took nearly 200 years to construct, started leaning even before it was finished and still nobody knows for sure why this is! Some say it was the result of an architectural miscalculation, whereas others believe the soft clay ground was the cause. Decide for yourself by exploring this must-see UNESCO World Heritage Site! You’ll have a strict 30 minutes to climb to the top, take in the views and head back down, so be sure to make every second of your time in the tower count! The 294-step staircase can be disconcerting; with steps slanting different ways, but you’ll be rewarded with fantastic panoramic views over Pisa from the top! Walk around the tower’s balcony and take photos of the busy square below, littered with incredible monuments like Pisa Cathedral and the Campo Santo cemetery.
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children between 9 and 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult and held by the hand at all times
  • Teenagers between 13 and 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 9 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
  • OPERATED BY CAF Tour and Travel

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Leaning Tower of Pisa Afternoon Tickets?
This activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers.

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Traveler Tips

  • "No bags are allowed only cameras and cell phones are allowed." See review
  • "Dont waste your time waiting around Buy it through Viator and use your time to tour around Pisa" See review
  • "Make sure you have no bagg with you because you can't take it with you." See review


147 Reviews
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Leaning Tower of Piss
, Sep 2019
Recommend if you want to skip the line and be guaranteed entry, as we missed out on our last visit to Pisa.
Lovely Tower Overpriced tickets, not skip the line, disorganized
Linda D
, Aug 2019
The Tower is great to see and fairly easy to climb. This ticket while advertised as skip the line, it is not. Also the time was supposed to be 16:30 but it was actually 16:45. Though not a big deal, if you are on a tight schedule it can be. Trying to find the "yellow sign" was impossible and had to call to ask where they were to which they responded "Oh, I'll call the girl".
Aussie couple touring Italy
, Aug 2019
It was a little tricky to find the meeting point on our own (Google maps doesnt understand cnr of) but the information counter mid way down the left hand side of the square (when facing the tower) were very helpful. The operator arrived on rime and delivered our tickets. While the cost of the ticket was slightly more the benefit of getting our ticket without queuing and getting the timeslot that worked for us was worth it. This is not a guided tour it is about somone else buying your ticket on your behalf in advance. That worked perfectly for us. The Leaning Tower organises have it down to a fine art. You ownly queue when it is 5-10 mins before your timeslot. Make sure you have no bagg with you because you can't take it with you. There are lockers available where the ticket counter is. All in all a great experience.
Great views and you can feel the lean.
, Jul 2019
This was a great way to get to climb the tower. It was easy to meet up with the tour guide at the corner of the cathedral Square to exchange our voucher for the ticket which had been booked the day before. I didn't realise that entrance to the cathedral was included so had already visited the cathedral as part of another tour ticket.
Leaning tower of Pisa visit
, Jul 2019
Service was very efficient and the visit exceeded our expectations. The history of the tower very interesting and the climb to the top very enjoyable.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2019
Dear rogermichaelharris, thank you for sharing your experience with us! Your satisfaction is the best reward for all our efforts in trying to give to our customers the best service possible. We will be very glad to welcome you again in one of our tours! Best regards
Cannon trip
, Jul 2019
Excellent. Fun. Easy to obtain tickets and the location was right at the Tower. Appointment to ascend the Tower was fulfilled on time.
Overcharged for our tickets by viator
Wendy R
, Jul 2019
The visit to the leaning tower of Pisa on 10 July, was wonderful. However, Viator over charged us for our tickets. I booked 4 tickets online through the viator website and was charged €128\-. We waited for the agent at the designated spot from 2.30pm. Our tickets were for the 4.30pm entrance. When the CAF agent finally showed up at 4.30 pm with our tickets for the 5.00 pm entrance; after 2 phone calls, we discovered that the tickets she gave us stated that the cost for four tickets was €72/- and not €128/-. There was a difference of €56/- euros. I called up the number on my mobile voucher for the third time, but did not receive a clear explanation for the extra charge. There were tickets available at the leaning tower of Pisa official counter for €72/- for four people. We could have booked directly at the counter and entered for the earlier time slot. When I booked on the Viator website it seemed to imply that tickets weren’t easily available. We were disappointed and felt cheated of €56/- Euros. When questioned, the CAF agent’s response as to why we were overcharged, was “viator is expensive, they always overcharge” and she dismissed us. I would definitely not book any more tickets through viator. It was such a bad experience!
Very Convenient.. go straight up
, Jul 2019
Worth the upcharge. Yes you can buy directly from Pisa box office. Will it be sold out? Do you have long lines? Must you wait hours to get up? This ticket allows you up exactly when you need to climb up. Dont waste your time waiting around Buy it through Viator and use your time to tour around Pisa
, Jun 2019
Worth the climb! Enjoyed the cathedral and baptistery tour too. Great views on the ground and at the top.
Where is the yellow CAF sign?
, Jul 2018
Many problems and I expect a full refund: 1st, tickets are only $18 at Pisa. I paid $38 thru Viator. 3rd: no yellow CAF sign to be found, and I walked and asked 6 different locations. Buy your tickets at Pisa. Very disappointing Viator!!!

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