Pisa is a charming city with a very long and turbulent history. Once a great maritime republic on the banks of the River Arno, this city in Tuscany in Central Italy is famous for its Leaning Tower, the landmark for which it is known throughout the world. Pisa does however have many more strings to its bow. Tuscany is a scenically beautiful area with mountains and rolling hills, ideal terrain for hiking and cycling. Only six miles from the coast, you can take a break from sightseeing and enjoy sandy beaches at Marino di Pisa. You are also close to Florence and charming inland villages many with thermal springs.
Low cost Pisa city breaks are very popular with couples of all ages. It really is a stunning city with a medieval centre filled with architectural delights. The Leaning Tower is the bell tower for the cathedral. The construction began in 1173 and was finally completed in 1372. It rises to a height of 185 feet sloping to 183 feet. The Campo dei Miracoli is a UNESCO world heritage site. The white marble structures stand in stark contrast to the surrounding lawns. A simple but effective way to display them at their best. Wherever you turn in Pisa, you'll find magnificent examples of renaissance and romanesque architecture. Be sure to visit the Piazza dei Cavalieri, the National Museum of St. Matteo, Santa Maria della Spina. Take a stroll around the Botanical Gardens, said to be the oldest in Europe.
Cheap Pisa city breaks can be enjoyed at any time of year but are most popular from early spring to late autumn. It can become rather hot in the height of the summer so those who prefer more temperate climes should choose early or late season when there are even greater bargains on offer.
Pisa has a wide range of accommodation with tariffs to suit most budgets. Standards are high and service is excellent. Numerous restaurants serving everything from local fare to international cuisine cater for all tastes. There are retailers to satisfy all but the most avaricious of shoppers and there are plenty of opportunities for buying holiday gifts and souvenirs. Although pisa is a university town and there are many bars and evening venues, it is not a place that parties into the early hours. Nightlife is fairly relaxed.
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