Accessible Tours of Pisa
Accessible Tours of Pisa
Accessible Tours of Pisa: the Italian city of the leaning Tower and Piazza dei Miracoli, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO...
Accessible Tours of Pisa for wheelchair users and disabled travelers, the Italian city known for the leaning Tower, but this is not the only famous monument and site to see in this Tuscany city. Pisa is located in central Italy, only 30 minutes from Florence and 20 minutes from Livorno, the biggest touristic port of Tuscany where all the cruise lines have a stop. From Livorno romeanditaly group organize for all cruise line passengers accessible day tour of Pisa. ( For more information about our accessible shore excursion from all Italian ports https://www.romeanditaly.com/accessible/accessible-shore-excursions/ )
Pisa has more than 20 historic accessible churches, medieval palaces and bridges across the Arno river. The spectacular Piazza dei Miracoli, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is undoubtedly a must for anyone visiting Tuscany. The museum route through the accessible Baptistery, the accessible Cathedral, the famous Leaning Tower and the accessible monumental Camposanto is easy to access due to the presence of a series of ramps, wide sidewalks and platforms and allows you to discover also through touch, the artistic and architectural beauties of the religious complex of the square.
Piazza dei Miracoli can be reached easily; the large parking near the square will make the visit easier, which can start along the perimeter of the Baptistery (the accessible entrance – with a platform – is located on the exit side) and the Cathedral. From here, through a facilitated connection, on the left side of the Church, you reach the secondary entrance of the accessible Camposanto (Cappella del Pozzo) and enter thanks to a ramp with a slope greater than 8%, so accessible with help. Some small difficulties in accessing the Camposanto will be rewarded by the beauty of the monumental tombs, by the wealth of frescoes and works from the Etruscan and medieval periods, which is a sort of art gallery.
The Tower of Pisa, known as the Leaning Tower, is not accessible to visitors with mobility disabilities, except from the outside, but the whole area of Piazza dei Miracoli is accessible.
The accessible Opera Museums of the Duomo houses reproductions, models and documents relating to the construction phases of the architectural complex, as well as sections dedicated to Egyptian, Etruscan and Roman antiquities. The easy entrance is on the left compared to the main one, along a ramp that starts from the road.
The Sinopie Museum is accessible, inside there are the preparatory drawings of the frescoes of the Monumental Cemetery; among them the famous “Triumph of death” by Buffalmacco, the “Crucifixion” by Francesco Traini and some works by Benozzo Gozzoli.
In Piazza dei Miracoli you will be able to see the accessible Cathedral (Santa Maria Assunta), is the perfect blend of classical tradition and Norman, Byzantine, early Christian and Arabic art. As well as accessible Pisa’s Baptistery, the biggest one in Italy. And then the accessible Monumental Cemetery, once, burial site of the most important Pisan people and where Etruscan, Roman, Medieval and last century’s artworks were preserved.
If you want to spend a beautiful night, you must spend time along the “Lungarni”: streets that coast the Arno river. These streets contain some of the most important historical buildings of the city, meeting points for young people and tourists. You don’t have to miss Piazza delle Vettovaglie and Piazza dei Cavalieri, where you can find accessible Palazzo della Carovana. This Palace is decorated with allegorical figures and zodiac signs by Giorgio Vasari. The accessible Palazzo dell’orologio with its “Torre della fame” (The hunger Tower), where the count Ugolino Della Gherardesca was imprisoned inside and died after few mouths for lack of food. As Dante Alighieri has written in the “Divine Comedy”.
romeanditaly group gives you the opportunity to do accessible food tours and accessible cooking classes to discover and taste the incredible Pisan and Tuscany foods and also with an accessible extra virgin olive oil tour or accessible wine tasting tour. The courses are very abundant and varies! First try the soup with frogs or soup with white beans. Another first course that you have to try is the “bavettine sul pesce” (spaghetti type with fish), the famous pesto sauce of Pisa is Pisan Pesto sauce (the same of Genovese Pesto sauce but with adding pine nuts). For second course the local fishes to try are:mullet, boiled spider fish and sweet and sour stock fish. Likewise the local bush meat pheasant, boar and rabbit. A typical Tuscany dessert from this area is “Torta co’ Bischeri”.
Thanks to our special wheelchair, romeanditaly group made accessible all sites all around Italy, where usually are inaccessible for normal wheelchair. This special wheelchair is available exclusively with romeanditaly group. For more information about our special wheelchair https://www.romeanditaly.com/accessible/special-wheelchair/
From the port of Livorno, the biggest port in Tuscany, romeanditaly group organize for all cruise line passengers accessible day tours of Florence, Pisa, Lucca and many others. ( For more information about our accessible shore excursion from all Italian ports https://www.romeanditaly.com/accessible/accessible-shore-excursions/ )
During our accessible tours, in case a stop is necessary during the visit, accessible toilets for disabled will be indicated by our tour guide.
In order to provide you the accessible tour that best suits your needs, please fill up our disability questionnaire, to permit us having all information about your disability, necessary for us to help you in the best way possible. You can find the disability questionnaire here.
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