Day Trips to Pisa
Mostly famous for its leaning Tower, Pisa has a lot more to offer to its frequent tourists. Pisa is a great stop if you’re on your way to Florence, Livorno, and La Spezia. It is the smallest town in the Tuscany region, but definitely one of the most influential. For those wanting to visit Pisa, this town has lovely historical buildings and over 20 churches, so including Pisa when planning your city tours is simply a must.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa
Although it has been made on unstable foundations, the Leaning Tower is probably one of the most popular attractions here. Built in the 12th century, it continues to lean to the present day. Once there, don’t miss out on the amazing view from the top of the tower. Visit one of Pisa’s best kept secrets, the Museo di San Matteo, where you can see beautiful wooden statues, Simoni Martini’s gold-leaved panels and a room displaying artwork related to the Crucifixion, depicted over various periods of time.
More to See in Pisa
Other equally beautiful and interesting sights to visit in Pisa include Duomo, the unfinished Battistero, urban Piazza Dei Miracoli, and Camposanto, the Monumental cemetery. The views are beautiful and there are countless opportunities to take the perfect picture in front of the leaning tower. Walking along the River Arno is great for romantics and dreamers, with beautiful landscapes and nature all around. Borgo Stretto combines amazing architecture and high-end retail shopping, and it’s perfect for passionate shoppers.