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 

Do not forget

More information

 
 

Ramon Llull quotations

 
«Flee first from the bad prince than from the snake»
 

Messages about Ramon Llull

 
Ramon Llull travelled to major cities of the Mediterranean and there he met with popes and kings of the time.
 

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