The well-known Pisa is in western Tuscany, on the two rivers - Arno and Serchio, in the Ligurian Sea. Besides, its famous landmark - The Leaning Tower, Pisa is also renowned for its many other historical monuments and buildings dating back many hundreds of years, as well as its excellent university.
Most popular places to visit
In the north-west of Pisa, there is an area called the Piazza Dei Miracoli (Field of Miracles) with an extensive green lawn on which four enormous, impressive buildings stand. The stunning building includes the Duomo (cathedral), the circular Battistero (Baptistery), the cathedral's bell tower - the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the Camposanto - also known as the Holy Field. Other Pisa attractions are the Knights' Square, 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 Settembre located at each end of the middle bridge Ponte di Mezzo make the centre of the city.
Dining and shopping in Pisa
Pisa is famous for leather goods, shoes, terracotta, wooden furniture and food. There are many excellent 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 huge open market.
Bus and railway transportation
As Pisa is a relatively small city, it is easy to reach your destination on foot or by bus. The bus is the only public transport option in the city, and buses depart from the small bus station in front of the train station.
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 provides transportation from Pisa to Lucca and Pistoia.
How to get from Pisa airport to Florence?
Pisa Galileo Galilei International Airport is one of the two 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. You can get to the city by bus and airport taxis.
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.
The most comfortable way to travel from Pisa Airport is by taxi. You can book your private Pisa transfer in advance and enjoy the private ride at a low fixed rate with City Airport Taxis! Most popular destinations from Pisa include Lucca, Viareggio, Forte Dei Marmi, San Vincenzo and Massa.
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 is custom made to suit your needs. Day trips to Lucca or Florence from Livorno port are also trendy.
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