Cheap flights to Pisa
Pisa combines all the best elements of Italy; medieval architecture, beautiful river views and some unspoilt countryside just waiting to be explored. Pisa is home to the iconic Leaning Tower, one of the most recognisable buildings in the world. But this is a medieval town that offers so much more.
Come here for an exciting history-filled city break, stay a little longer and explore the beautiful rolling countryside of Tuscany, and finish off by exploring the priceless art gallery that is Florence, just 40 kilometres to the east. Stylish, culture-packed holidays don’t come any better than this
Hire a bicycle or scooter and tour the city in style or venture further afield to explore the surrounding countryside and coast (Toscana in Tour, 41 Via della Faggiola, toscanaintour.it).
American choreographer David Parsons brings his dance troupe to Pisa on 26 February as part of his Italian tour, while earlier in the month (12 February) you can see a tango version of Romeo and Juliet (Teatro Verdi, 40 Via Palestro, teatrodipisa.pi.it).
Take the train (15 mins) to the coastal city of Livorno, Pisa's neighbour and long-term rival. See the attractive Fortezza Vecchia on the sea, where exhibitions, concerts and other events are held, and stroll around the Piccola Venezia canal district. While in town try Livorno's speciality fish stew, cacciucco.
The charming medieval hill town of San Miniato (a 40-minute drive from Pisa) is famed for its fragrant white truffle, which is celebrated with a festival during the last three weekends of November. Thousands of truffle fans come to try and buy the delectable, but costly, substance. san-miniato.com
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