Pisa is located in western Tuscany, at the junction of the two rivers - Arno and Serchio, in the Ligurian Sea forming a Laguna area.
Besides it’s famous landmark - The Leaning Tower, Pisa is also famous for it’s many other historical monuments and buildings dating back many hundreds of years, as well as it’s excellent university.
In the north-west of Pisa there is an area called the Piazza dei Miracoli (Field of Miracles) with an immense green lawn on which 4 enormous impressive buildings stand - the Duomo (cathedral) which was built almost 1,000 years ago, the cathedral's bell tower - the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the circular Battistero (Baptistery) and the Camposanto - also known as the Holy Field.
Other Pisa attractions include: the Knights' Square or Piazza dei Cavalieri , The Museo di San Matteo, Pisa's Botanical Garden as well as churches like Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri , San Paolo a Ripa d'Arno, San Michele in Borgo, Gothic church of Santa Maria della Spina or Santo Sepolcro.
The two town squares Piazza Garibaldi and Piazza XX Settembrelocated at each end of the middle bridge Ponte di Mezzo and are considered the center of the city.
Pisa is famous for leather goods, shoes, terracotta, wooden furniture and food. There are many fine restaurants, pubs, pizzerias, wineries all around the city.
Borgo Stretto, or Corso Italia are the two most beautiful streets for shopping. The most interesting is the Antiques Market.
Each second weekend of the month (except July and August), the streets around Piazza dei Cavalieri becomes a great open market.
At night, the "spallette" (the low brick walls around the river) in Piazza Garibaldi and Lungarni are full of students.
Pisa has two rail stations: Pisa Central Station and Pisa San Rossore station.
The Thyrrenic line offers transport from Pisa to Naples and Rome, with stops at Genoa and Turin.
San Rossore is a smaller station located close to the Leaning Tower and offers transportation from Pisa to Lucca and to Pistoia.
The most comfortable and convenient way to travel from Pisa is by taxi.
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Most popular destinations from Pisa include: Florence, Lucca, Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, San Gimignano, Montecatini Terme.
City Airport taxis enables you to pre-book your transfer or tour of Pisa from Livorno Port or La Spezia Port, and offers private sightseeing tours with a pick-up and drop off at the port that are custom made to suit your needs. Day trips to Lucca or Florence from Livorno port are also very popular.
Pisa Galileo Galilei International Airport is one of the 2 main airports in Tuscany (the other one is Peretola Airport in Florence). It operates with a wide range of airlines including low-cost ones like Ryanair.
There is only 5km distance from Pisa airport to Pisa.
Pisa airport public bus runs between the airport, Central Station and the Field of Miracles.
Private taxi from Pisa Airport to Pisa
as well as private Pisa Airport bus transfer for larger groups is available online.
How to get from Pisa airport to Florence?
There is a public bus from Pisa airport to Florence with several stops on the way or you can book your Private Pisa Airport Transfer to Florence
and have a driver waiting at the arrivals with a sign showing your name.