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).
Around 100 works by renowned contemporary sculptor Igor Mitoraj make up "Angels", the exhibition chosen to launch a new display area in Piazza Duomo. Some of the artist's drawings and paintings can be seen alongside his sculptures and works in bronze, cast iron and plaster. Until 15 January 2015. opapisa.it
The River Arno joins the sea at Bocca d'Arno, just outside Pisa. Follow the river along Viale D'Annunzio past a series of boatyards and some great eateries with verandas over the water such as Circolo Pescatori (164 Viale D'Annunzio, Pisa Marina, +50 36982), where the day's catch is served.
This month is one of the best for the beach now the midsummer rush is over. Take the train to Forte dei Marmi (30 minutes), one of Italy's most exclusive resorts, and explore the beach bars and irresistible designer shops in the quaint town centre.