Tag: Pisa

Leaning Tower open until 10pm this summer

June 14, 2017

The Leaning Tower of Pisa and Camposanto open until 10pm from June 17 until August 31 With the start of summer, two of Pisa’s greatest monuments in Piazza dei Miracoli will be lenthening their opening times beyond sunset: the Leaning Tower and the Camposanto, starting June 17 and up until August 31, 2017. Both will…

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People Mover Pisa Airport Train Set to Open

March 9, 2017

The long-awaited new train shuttle connecting Pisa Airport to Pisa Centrale is finally finished, the last tests have been carried out and the official inauguration is set for March 18, 2017! The People Mover/Pisa Mover connects Pisa’s Galileo Galilei international airport with the main train station in Pisa, called Pisa Centrale, which then makes it…

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Arsenali Medicei, Museum of Antique Boats in Pisa

The Museum of Antique Boats in Pisa

December 6, 2016

As of November 30, 2016 the Museo delle Navi Antiche in Pisa opened its doors for two of the eight rooms which will showcase over 30 restored or re-created vessels from the Roman period and early Middle Ages.  The bulk of the vessels to be exhibited were recovered from the ancient Etruscan and Roman port…

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Visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa Under the Stars

July 23, 2013

This summer the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Monumental Camposanto Complex are open exceptionally during the evening, from 8 to 10pm. Every day until September 1 special guided visits are being offered to both the tower and to the Camposanto (holy ground) giving visitors, tourists and locals alike, the chance to admire Piazza dei…

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November in Tuscany: 5 exhibitions you can’t miss

October 29, 2012

The 1st of November in Italy is a festivity day as we celebrate “All Saints” (Ognissanti). Schools, offices, factories, shops etc. are generally closed but not main museums and tourist attractions (or services). This would be a good occasion to visit a city of art and Tuscany is the perfect place where to find them!…

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San Gimignano, Pisa, Lucca and More: Do not miss these this Weekend

June 28, 2012

This summer “under the Tuscan sun” has barely started and it is already very “hot” both as far as weather forecasts goes but also for the the numerous, quality events scheduled around the region every weekend. Wherever you are this upcoming weekend, you’re surely find some interesting events and things to do, both in the…

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This weekend celebrate the Patron Saint of Pisa, San Ranieri

June 14, 2012

On Saturday June 16th the Luminara returns to Pisa, one of the most suggestive and amusing summer events in Tuscany. It opens the door to the feast day of San Ranieri, Pisa’s patron saint, celebrated the day after with the Regatta of San Ranieri. For the occasion the city, a lovely medieval pearl, is adorned…

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European Culture Week in Tuscany

April 12, 2010

From April 16 to the 25th the 12th European Culture Week will be taking place all over Italy and Europe and thus in Tuscany as well. The event, successfully organized by the Italian Ministry for Cultural Assets and Activities, opens State museums, monuments, archeological sites, archives and libraries, both for Italian and foreign visitors with…

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Hidden Tuscan treasures unveiled

March 19, 2010

As usual there will take place the wonderful FAI di Primavera. The event is organized by Fondo Italiano per l’Ambiente (FAI – Italian Fund for Environment), a no-profit organization preserving and promoting Italian cultural heritage, and will open to public almost 600 Italian hidden treasures. Guided tours will be in Italian and for free donation.

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Regatta of San Ranieri in Pisa

July 5, 2009

I have finally edited and uploaded on our Youtube channel a video of this year’s Regatta of San Ranieri. It was a little bit long to wait in the sun for over an hour, anyway here you have it all in less than 5 minutes 🙂 . You can find more info on the Regatta…

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