One Day Shore Excursion from La Spezia dedicated to Pasta, Chianti wine with Light Lunch and the visit of Pisa

On our Pisa, Pasta and Chianti wine with Light Lunch – Shore Excursion from La Spezia, you will have the chance to spend a lovely day in Tuscany. You will discover the historical town of Pisa with its famous Leaning Tower. Moreover, you will visit a traditional pasta factory in the Tuscan countryside and enjoy a unique wine tasting in a special winery selected for you. A Light Lunch based on local products is included.


Enjoy the real Tuscan flavours with a Light Lunch, Pasta and good Chianti wine on our Shore Excursion from La Spezia

Private shore excursion ensure you an Exclusive Experience
 Return back to your ship on time for departure is GUARANTEED and NO penalty in case ship call is cancelled
Free Cancellation until 7 days before the tour starts

Please, do not choose us if you like crowded tours.


DEPARTURE LOCATION From the Cruise Terminal in the Port of La Spezia (just outside the Terminal Cruise)
DEPARTURE TIME Between 7:45 and 9:00 am (according to ship schedule and to you)
DURATION About 8 hours (according to ship schedule and to you)
AVAILABILITY Everyday *subject to availability
SUGGESTED CLOTHING Comfortable clothing, hat, jacket and sunscreen
English Speaking Driver
Transportation by minivan with a/c
Lunch at the winery with wine tasting (40 euro/person)
Tickets for the Leaning Tower
RATES: Rates are subject to 10% more from April to November
If you are more 8 people in your group please ask for a quote

We inform you that it is possible to pre-book tickets for the Leaning Tower. Please let us know at the moment of the booking. Tickets are subject to availability.

Itinerary of our Pisa, Pasta and Chianti wine Shore Excursion from La Spezia Port:


Departure From Cruise Port of La Spezia

7:45-9:00 am (according to ship schedule and to you) – You will find our staff waiting for you outside the Cruise Terminal holding a sign with your name. There you will board our comfortable minivan and start our Pisa, Pasta and Chianti wine with Light Lunch – Shore Excursion from La Spezia.

Visit in Pisa

After approx. 1 hour and 10 minutes, we will reach the academic city of Pisa. You will visit Piazza del Duomo (also called Campo dei Miracoli) with the important architectural complex belonging to UNESCO. In this square you will see the Leaning Tower, the Cathedral and the Baptistry.

Visit the Pasta Factory

After visiting Pisa, we will drive through the beautiful Tuscan hills to reach the Pastificio Martelli, a very traditional pasta factory in the province of Pisa. Here, an expert will reveal you the secrets of their pasta making and show you their typical yellow package, where pasta is packed by hand. Afterwards,  you will discover the medieval village of Lari and the castle. PS: Since the Pastificio Martelli is a real pasta factory and not just a touristic place, it is closed on Sundays and during the Holidays. That means it will not be possible to plan our visit here during those days. 

Chianti Wine Experience and Olive Oil

Then we will move to a special winery located in the Chianti Area. Here you will spend approx. 1,5/2 hours and learn about the wine-making process. You will see the grapes commonly used to produce

Chianti and the Supertuscan wines. Moreover, you will have the chance to visit a traditional wine cellar. Additionally, you will enjoy a unique wine tasting with a range of five different wines combined with some local food. Indeed, you will have your Light Lunch here, with some Tuscan appetizers (Antipasto Toscano) of salami, ham, Pecorino cheese, honey, olives, crostini and bruchette and a plate of pasta, according to the Tuscan tradition. You will also taste  local Extra Virgin Olive Oil.


Return at the Cruise Port of La Spezia

We will drop you off  at the Cruise Terminal in La Spezia on time for your departure.

Departure of our Shore Excursion from the Cruise Port of La Spezia to the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Someone from our staff will be waiting for you just outside the Cruise Terminal after your ship’s arrival. He/she will hold a sign with your name written on it. Our first stop will be in Pisa, a city full of art and history. We will bring you to the most important square, that is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will have time to admire the famous Leaning Tower and the other beautiful buildings belonging to the architectural complex in Piazza dei Miracoli.


Pisa Pasta wine from La Spezia

The Leaning Tower and much more in Pisa

After visiting the Field of Miracles (officially Piazza del Duomo), you will pass through Piazza Dei Cavalieri, where you can admire a stunning facade designed by Giorgio Vasari. Today many students move to Pisa because of its academic importance. The most popular university is “La Normale”, founded by Napoleon. In addition, you will see the Lungarno. This is the way the locals call the streets along the Arno river, full of elegant palaces and nice shops. You can enjoy your time eating one of the most delicious ice cream (gelato) of the district.


From Pisa to  a traditional Pasta making factory on our Shore Excursion from La Spezia

martelli pasta pisa tour by bellaitaliatourWe will continue our tour learning about one of the things Italians love the most: pasta. You probably know that this is a very long tradition and that in Italy we have a record number of pasta types. On our day tour, you will have the possibility to visit a traditional pasta factory, the Pastificio Martelli. Martelli is the name of the family running the business since 1926. It is a small-medium factory located in the medieval village of Lari (in the county of Pisa). You will also time to walk around and see the old castle.

PS: Since teh Pastificio Martelli is a real pasta factory and not just a place for tourists, we inform you it is not possible to visit it on holidays and Sundays. The property will be closed on those days. 

Learn more about this pasta factory on the official website Pasta Martelli.

Exclusive Wine Experience in the Chianti Area with Light Lunch

We think that your visit in Tuscany can not be complete, if you do not join an authentic wine tasting. We chose a special winery for you in the famous wine district, Chianti. Here, you will have the chance to visit the vineyards, the wine cellar (cantina) and learn more about wine. You will taste five different varieties of wine (both red and white). Among them, Chianti, mature Chianti and Supertuscan wines. They will be combined to a delicious Light Lunch, according to the Tuscan tradition. Indeed, you will have a classic Antipasto Toscano (Tuscan appetizers) and the typical plate of pasta. You will try also local extra virgin olive oil.

The quality of our wines will delight you!


Worry Free Shore Excursion Guarantee

Ensured Return on Ship

We are expert in the Cruise Shore Excursion market and we know how much important is for you to be sure to return timely on your ship.
We works everyday with cruise passengers, so we know exactly at what time you need to be back at the cruise ship's pier. We guarantee your timely return to your ship.
In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call.

Ship cancelled? Money Back Guarantee

If your ship don't docks at port for bad weather conditions and you are unable to run this activity, your money will be refunded 100%

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    Terms And Conditions

    • Deposit 30% is required at reservation time, by credit card or paypal (in both case 4% more) in order to guarantee your reservation.
    • Due payment may be made 15 days in advance by the same way or the day of tour in cash in Euro
    • There will be a full charge to your deposit for bookings canceled less than 7 days prior or for no-shows.
    • No charge for cancellations made with at least 7 days prior notice. If you are interested in proceeding we will send you the complete terms of service upon request.
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    Tour Reviews

    5.00 based on 2 reviews
    June 13, 2019

    Wonderful tour for our family of 10 ! The guide was very personable ! The vineyard and lunch was so wonderful. It was highlite of our time in Europe .

    November 11, 2019

    we want to visit pise and a tasting the 27 August from la spezia and we are 3 adult and 3 children
    it is possible and the price please

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