Get inspired by the leaning Tower and Piazza dei Miracoli ...
Everyone knows the leaning Tower of Pisa, but do you want to discover something new about its magical city? Pisa is a province of Tuscany, located in central Italy. It has more than 20 historic churches, medieval palaces and bridges across the Arno river. If you have a walk in Piazza dei Miracoli, you will be able to see Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral. This Cathedral is the perfect blend of classical tradition and Norman, Byzantine, early Christian and Arabic art. As well as Pisa’s Baptistry, the biggest one in Italy. And then the 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 walk 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 Palazzo della Carovana. This Palace is decorated with allegorical figures and zodiac signs by Giorgio Vasari. And then Palazzo dell’orologio with its “Torre della fame”, where the count Ugolino Della Gherardesca died. As Dante Alighieri has written in the “Divine Comedy”.
Taste the incredible Pisan cuisine: the courses are very abundant and spicy! Fist try the soup with frogs or whit white beans. Or try the “bavettine sul pesce” (spaghetti type with fish from Pisa). For second the local fish as the mullet, boiled spider fish and sweet and sour stockfish. Likewise the local bushmeat pheasant, boar and rabbit, Pisan Pesto (whit pine nuts) and the typical “Torta co’ Bischeri”. We give you the opportunity to do food tours to discover these culinary delights. And furthermore the chance to have an oil or wine tasting experience.
And then, give yourself a break! We will provide you the access to magical wellness centres. If you want to explore the surrounding area of Pisa, you have to try out the Volterra tour. This medieval town will surprise you with its artistic heritage left by the Etruscans and the Romans.
Not to be missed Piazza dei Priori, the majestic Medicean Fortress and the Roman Theatre. If you want to expand your horizons, we propose you also other beautiful tours near Pisa. As Chianti Area, Tuscany and Lucca tours. We want to make your holidays perfect. So we will also provide you suited accommodations and all the transfers you need. What are you waiting for?
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