Europe and the Mediterranean

Pisa

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Directions

BY AIR

  • Galileo Galilei Airport – Pisa

BY SEA

  • The old port of Pisa, on the river Arno, stopped working centuries ago

BY LAND

Currency

euro

Where to sleep

Tourist office

  • Plaza Vittorio Emanuele II, 16; tel. (+39) 050 422 91
  • Plaza del Duomo; tel. (+39) 050 56 04 64

To visit

Sights

Piazza del Duomo (World Heritage Site by UNESCO) or Field of Miracles: http://piazza.opapisa.it/index_pdm.html ; integrates:

  • The cathedral or duomo
  • The Leaning Tower or Torre pendente
  • The Baptistery
  • The Cemetery

Medieval Churches: San Michele in Borgo, Santa Caterina, Santa Maria della Spina, San Pietro in Vinculis, San Paolo a Ripa d’Arno, Sant Piero a Grado, San Michelle degli Schalzi and others

Museums

  • Museo dell'Opera della Primaziale Pisana or del Duomo: displays the treasures of the cathedral
  • Museo Nazionale di San Matteo: medieval art
  • Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Reale (Palace of the Dukes of Tuscany)
  • Centro d'Arte Palazzo Blu (Palace Giuli Rosselmini): Renaissance Art
  • Museo delle Sinopie
  • Museo delli Strumenti di Calcolo

Also…

  • Several noble palaces: Palazzo Medici, dei Cavalieri, dell’Orologio, la Sapienza, etc.
  • Several forts and towers
  • Some archaeological sites such as the Baths of Nero
  • Piazza dei Cavalieri
  • Urban area of the River Arno, with its facades and bridges
  • Vialle delle Piagge: riverside forest on the right bank of the Arno

A few kilometres from Pisa you can visit:

  • Natural Park of San Rossore e Massaciuccoli: tel. (+ 39) 050 525 500
  • Livorno, a port city 

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