Tuscany’s Pisa – Not All About the Leaning Tower

Tuscany’s Pisa – Not All About the Leaning Tower, Pisa, Italy (B)

Visitors flock to Tuscany’s Pisa to share a fleeting moment with the famous Leaning Tower then leave – but Pisa is not all about the Tower.

Eager to explore gorgeous Tuscany over 12 days, Pisa offers cheaper accommodation than surrounding cities and also makes an excellent base for travel.

Pisa’s origins date back to the 5th-century as a trading city with the Gauls and Greeks, and the only ‘trading port between Genoa and Ostia’ in Italy’s west. It’s hard to believe that the sea was much closer to Pisa centuries ago than it is today.

Boasting ‘one of the most ancient universities in Europe’, which dates back to the 12th-century and also one of Italy’s best-approved schools Scuola Normale Superiore that Napoleon founded in 1810, Pisa is also renown as a university town.

Poets and writers such as Lord Byron and P.B. Shelley left inspired by this gorgeous city, which also produced brilliant mathematicians, sculptures, artists, and scientists – think Fibonacci, Pisanello, Redi, and Galileo. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Tuscany’s Pisa – Not All About the Leaning Tower
Guide Location: Italy » Pisa
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Nilla Palmer
Read it on Author's Website: https://imageearthtravel.com/2019/09/15/pisa-tuscany/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Leaning Tower
  • Scuola Normale Superiore
  • Medieval Walls
  • Square of Miracles
  • Fortezza di Sangallo
  • Porta Della Vittoria bridge
  • Lungarno Fibonacci
  • Giardino Scotto
  • Corso Italia
  • Il Palazzo Reale di H&M
  • Keith Haring’s “Tuttomondo”
  • Keith Art Shop Cafè
  • Porta a Lucca
  • Bagni di Nerone
  • Pisa Cathedral
  • Pisa Baptistry
  • Camposanto Monumentale
  • Piazza XX Settembre
  • Central Train station
  • I Terroni
  • Galileo Art Cafe
  • Caffetteria Tozzini
  • Antico Caffè Toti
  • Supermercato CONAD
  • Carrefour Express
  • Farmacie Comunali