Pisa

Art, tradition and culture

Pisa is known worldwide for its majestic oblique tower with its 56 meters high which has a long history located in Piazza dei Miracoli where stands the Monumental Cemetery and the Cathedral of Pisan Romanesque architecture of 1063. The city is rich in Romanesque churches, Gothic and art treasures that made it famous everywhere as well as for its important universities where there are established several faculties of primary importance.

Pisa has a seafaring tradition that occurs every four years in a historical regatta on the banks of the Arno with the participation of vessels from the four ancient republics, Pisa, Venice, Genoa and Amalfi.

Worthy of note is the Baptistery, whose construction began in 1152 and it took two hundred years for completion, inside the pulpit by Nicola Pisano; Piazza dei Cavalieri, was a civil and political center in medieval Pisa, the tower of Count Ugolino and the church of Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri.

The Natural Park of Migliarino stretches along the coast from Viareggio to Livorno with twenty-three thousand hectares where you can take guided tours on foot, by bike, bus, coach or on horseback. The San Rossore with sixteen thousand hectares of particular interest for the flora and fauna.

Pisa and the regatta of the Maritime Republics

In June, there are numerous events in the city: the Luminara di San Ranieri, the Palio di San Ranieri, the Regatta of the Ancient Maritime Republics and the Game of Bridge.