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A Tuscan city famous for its Leaning Tower, Pisa is a beautiful destination in Italy ideal for city breaks within easy reach of the coast. Within its medieval walls sits the beautiful Piazzo del Duomo, home to the tower, cathedral, baptistery and cemetery. All are historic buildings and form a World Heritage Site which attracts thousands of visitors every year. But Pisa has an abudance of architecture, especially where its spectacular churches are concerned, of which there are many. It’s first century ruins of a Roman bath are also an interesting sight.
As for natural beauty, Pisa is situated by a national park where Massaciuccoli Lake and the San Rossore Estate can be found. Perfect for nature lovers, here you can wile away the day with bird watching, walking, admiring the wildlife and enjoying picnics in the summer. The city also sits alongside the River Arno, which on a night makes a beautiful stroll after an evening meal as the streetlamps illuminate the river. Once a year, the Luminara festival lights candles around the city and ends with fireworks as the sun sets, a highlight of any city break to Pisa.
Pisa mellows on an evening, with a relaxed ambience amongst the chic bars which look out over the River Arno. The city has a whole host of excellent restaurants, and is the perfect place to experience the best of Italian cuisine. And as Pisa is well known for its love of fine arts such as music and dance, many often follow their meal with a show at the venues such as the Verdi theatre.
Pisa acts as a perfect base for uncovering other places around Tuscany. Many take time out in their trip to visit the coast for a day of sea and sunbathing, and also in the evenings for those who fancy sampling the Italian club scene. To explore more of urban Italy, Florence is only about an hour East of Pisa, while Lucca is also a popular destination for those taking a break in Pisa.
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