A one-day trip to Pisa
A short tour to visit Pisa in one day and not to miss the most important monuments While staying at Hotel Certaldo
, in the heart of Tuscany, you cannot skip a visit to Pisa, easy to reach from Hotel Certaldo both by train and by car. The city of Pisa offers many sightseeing: it would be a shame to visit only the overly-famous Leaning Tower! The city is indeed rich in monuments, artworks and art places which deserve to be seen with a proper tour. The Hotel Certaldo Staff has picked for our guests a special tour for the day! The Leaning Tower
Impossible not to visit the world’s most famous leaning tower! The tower of Pisa is indeed the bell tower of the city’s cathedral, even if the two buildings are not joined. Piazza dei Miracoli
in Pisa The Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa is the area where all the beauties of this Tuscan city are placed, and for this reason declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.In the Piazza dei Miracoli are to be found: the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Pisa Cathedral,
the Pisa Baptistery and the Camposanto Monumentale (Monumental Cemetery). Piazza dei Cavalieri in Pisa (Knights’ Square) This is another pivotal core of the life in the Pisa of the past. The most important buildings are: the Palazzo dell’Orologio (Palace of the Clock) with the adjoining Torre della Fame (the Muda Tower), the Palazzo della Carovana and the Chiesa di Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri (Church of Saint Stephen of the Knights). Borgo Stretto and the other leaning towers of Pisa This is one of the most suggestive neighborhoods of Pisa, where you can also find two more leaning towers! One of them is part of the church of Saint Nicholas and has a 2.5-degrees inclination; the other tower is the one of the Chiesa di San Michele degli Scalzi and has a good 5-degrees inclination! The Pisa Lungarni Beautiful during the day, magical during sunset! The most famous is the Lungarno Mediceo, along which many beautiful buildings overlook: Palazzo dei Medici, Palazzo Toscanelli, the church of San Matteo in Soarta. Furthermore, along the Lungarno Gambacorti you can visit the beautiful church of Santa Maria della Spina.