Leaning Tower of Pisa | Opening Hours, Best Time to Visit & More
The Leaning Tower of Pisa attracts almost half a million visitors every year. The slightly obscured wedding cake tower has a rich history that can be appealing to any travel enthusiast. If you’re planning a trip to the tilted tower, read further to know when to visit the tower to have the best experience.
Leaning Tower of Pisa Opening Hours
March 1st to 23rd: 9 AM to 6 PM
March 23rd to 29th: 9 AM to 7 PM
March 30th and 31st: 8:30 AM to 8 PM
April to September: 9 AM to 8 PM
June 17th to August 31st: 8:30 AM to 10 PM
June 16th: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
October: 9 AM to 7 PM (with some variations at the start and end of the month that overlap with September/November hours)
November: 9:45 AM to 5:15 PM
November 1st: 9 AM to 6 PM
December and January: 10 AM to 5 PM
December 5th to 8th: 9 AM to 6:30 PM
December 21st to January 6th: 10 AM to 7 PM
February: 9:45 AM to 5:15 PM
How Long Does it Take to Tour the Leaning Tower of Pisa?
It takes about half an hour to climb the steps inside the tower and get to the top. You can also spend half an hour at the top of the tower. After this, you will mostly be asked to head back down to allow the next group to climb the tower.
Best Time to Visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa
The best time to visit Pisa is in the off-season from April to June and in September and October. There are fewer crowds at this time of year.
You can expect rain in October and November and December is quite damp.
You should also try to visit the Leaning Tower early in the morning. There are greater crowds at the tower from 10 AM to mid-afternoon.
Getting to Leaning Tower of Pisa
Closest Stations: Pisa Centrale (20-minute walk) and Pisa San Rossore (15-minute walk)
Catch Shuttle A to go to Leaning Tower of Pisa
Catch the LAM “ROSSA” bus towards "Park Pietrasantina" and get off at the "Torre" stop.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a 20-minute walk from the Pisa Centrale
All Your Questions About Leaning Tower of Pisa Opening Hours Answered
A. The Leaning Tower of Pisa is generally open from 9 AM to 8 PM.
A. The Leaning Tower of Pisa attracts large crowds from 10 AM to noon. If you want to avoid these crowds, it is best that you visit the tower before 10 AM.
A. If you’re on a budget, it is better that you visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa during the spring in April and May. Not only are the crowds lesser at this time of the year, but the tickets are also moderately priced.
A. You can book a ticket online to visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa here.