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City Guide Pisa, Italy

Visiting Pisa

Located in the Tuscany region in the north of Italy, Pisa is best-know as the home of the world-renowned Leaning Tower. That’s not the only string on the bow of this great city though, as it also boasts a number of other great attractions along with a great selection of bars and restaurants.

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Pisa City Reviews

  • 60%

    Anonymous

    one-day trip

    Me and my boyfriend was there only for one day, during our trip to Florence. it was nice to see classical touristic spot - Leaning Tower. we also caught the bus to Marina di Pisa, located at the seaside, which was also nice, but we were dissapointed there was not even a little beach to relax and take a bath. Pisa is a little bit too empty - no other places to see, a lot of streets without any signs or maps, helping the tourists getting to know where they are or where should they go.

  • 50%

    Anonymous

    Its the leaning tower of Pisa! ... Okay...

    clean city although most food places shut around sunset, not much of a party scene that i noticed, felt safe and easy to find your way around.

    Insider Tip:go to the tower/cathedral at sunset, it looks stunning! 18 euros to climb the tower so bring money for that if you intend to do so! dont go looking for loads to see and do, there really is the tower and cathedral and the walk back to your accommodation

  • 80%

    Anonymous

    The tower and the old city

    Pisa is a nice place to visit, but not for a long stay. The cathedral and the tower are must-see, but after that it is much better to travel with a bus to a beach or to some other place in Tuscany.

    Insider Tip:There are very nice ice cream in the city centre.

  • 40%

    Anonymous

    Just a tower!!

    Second time in Pisa, and nothing to do or see once the Tower has been visited. Lots of very typical tourist restaurants, all quite cheap but no real Italian style food or cafes.

    Insider Tip:Worth a visit as a day trip, but would not spend more than 3/4 hours here.

  • 70%

    Anonymous

    Can be done in a day!

    We arrived in Pisa at 6pm and left the following day at 2pm, this was ample time to do everything! We had a nice meal in the evening, saw the tower, went up then tower and went to the cathedral the following morning, toured the local markets and had a nice lunch! The city is a little grotty with the exception of the main tourist area.

    Insider Tip:Stay at the Window to the tower B&B! Its easy to find and walkable from the station, get to the river, cross it, head to the tower and then you are basically there!

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