Pisa tour:the Italian city of the leaning Tower and Piazza dei Miracoli ...
Pisa, the Italian city known for the leaning Tower, but this is not the only famous monument or 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 the stop. From Livorno romeanditaly group organize for all cruise line passengers day tour of Pisa.
Pisa has more than 20 historic churches, medieval palaces and bridges across the Arno river. The leaning Tower is located in Piazza dei Miracoli ( Miracle’s square ). 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 Baptistery, 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. Also 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”.
Taste the incredible Pisan and Tuscany food: 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 stockfish. Likewise the local bushmeat pheasant, boar and rabbit. A typical Tuscany dessert from this area is “Torta co’ Bischeri”. romeanditaly group gives you the opportunity to do food tours and cooking classes to discover these culinary delights. And furthermore the chance to have an olive oil tour or wine tasting tour.
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