Pisa is most famous for its Leaning Tower. Many visitors arrive into this university town and visit the Piazza dei Miracoli, or Square of Miracles, where the tower, the cathedral and baptistery form the city's main attraction.
Around the square's perimeter you'll also find the Camposanto, Opera del Duomo museum and Museum of the Sinopie which we also highly recommend visiting. A few blocks away, the Piazza dei Cavalieri once was the heart of power in the city and later the headquarters of the Knights of St. Stephen. Today, it is a center of culture and learning as the famous Scuola Normale di Pisa has its base in the Palazzo della Carovana that faces onto the piazza.
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Read full article "June in Pisa"
Are you planning to visit Pisa in June? This is one of the best months to visit the city of the Leaning Tower as it will be a hosting many traditional events along the Arno river, from the Luminara to the Regatta of San Ranieri to the Battle of the Bridge.
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If you're driving to Pisa, here is some useful information on free and paid parking lots, with details on how they work, so that you can concentrate on visiting this charming town beyond the Leaning Tower and stay for more than just an hour.
Read full article "The Leaning Tower of Pisa"
While in Pisa, you have to visit the Leaning Tower! It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience to climb up a leaning building, challenging your own sense of balance. The climb is a lot of steps, but the experience and view are both worth it.
Read full article "A Day in Pisa"
An itinerary to discover Pisa and its marvellous artistic attractions: visit the Square of Miracles with its Leaning Tower and take a walk along the famous Lungarni, rich in shops and restaurants where you may taste typical local recipes. This visit to the enchanting marittime Republic will take you back in time and make you breathe a timeless atmosphere!
Read full article "The Battle of the Bridge in Pisa"
A historical game that is held annualy in Pisa on the last Saturday of June between the various neighborhoods in town. A great time to see a special traditional event which takes place in historical costume as well as visit the city of the Leaning Tower.
Read full article "Square of Miracles"
In Pisa, a must is to visit the beautiful Square of Miracles. Here you can find enchanting monuments and treasures: the Duomo, emblem of Pisan Romanesque architecture and its bell tower, famous as the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the baptistry and the graveyard (Camposanto). Discover also all the artworks preserved within the structures!
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Read full article "Pisa Leaning Tower Tickets" Go to www.florence-tickets.com
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the most famous monument in Tuscany where reservations are a must due to a limited number of available tickets. Book your ticket today to avoid the disappointment of not seeing close up this incredible treasure. Reserve your spot in line to climb the Leaning Tower, view the site where Galileo made his famous discoveries and take the most fabulous panoramic photos.
Read full article "Regatta of San Ranieri"
The regatta of San Ranieri is an interesting race in the Arno - the winner is not who arrives first but who manages to climb a rope and grab the right colored flag! An ancient custom in celebrating Pisa's patron saint feast day.
Read full article "Luminara in Pisa"
The Luminara in Pisa is a special event - the city and river glows in the light of thousands of candles lit outside of palaces, churches, towers and bridges along the Arno on the eve of the feast day of San Ranieri, Pisa's patron saint.