Pisa Guides

Guide to Pisa

Quick facts:

– Location: Pisa, Central Tuscany, Italy
– Language: Italian
– Population of city: 200,000
– Nearest airport: Pisa Galileo Airport (PSA)
– Main train/bus station(s): Pisa Centrale
– Best time to visit? April-May if you want to avoid the peak season crowds
– Budget level? ££
– Best for: Landmarks, History, art & culture, romantic

Main Districts

Piazza Dei Miracoli

This Piazza translates to the ‘Square of Miracles’ and is home to many of the city’s most beautiful attractions including; the Baptistery and Sacred Burial Ground, the Cathedral of Pisa and the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele

This has become a busy square in Pisa due to its proximity to the train station. In the square, you’ll find plenty of bars to relax in or grab a quick beer before you head to Pisa’s quirky mural called ‘Tuttomondo’. This district is also a shopping paradise and if you walk towards the river, you’ll eventually come across a beautiful church with a pretty Tuscan backdrop.

Piazza Garibaldi & Piazza delle Vettovaglie

Where Pisa’s nightlife is and there are many bars, restaurants and clubs offering something for different taste buds.

Top Attractions

Piazza dei Miracoli

tourists in front of the leaning Tower of Pisa

Leaning Tower of Pisa

Duomo di Pisa

Murale Tuttomondo

Best Places To Go Out

Try to avoid the restaurants and cafes near the Leaning Tower of Pisa as the prices are super high!! Walk towards the central area for a spot of lunch or dinner. In summer, the river banks are a fab spot for a coffee or something stronger as there are several bars in the area. All the nightlife is found in Piazza Garibaldi & Piazza delle Vettovaglie.

Free Walking Tour

FREE tour of Pisa with Airotour. Let a local guide how this bucket list city whilst you wander and snap away! You’ll be shown all the major attractions including the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazza dei Miracoli and the Square of Wonders, plus a few hidden gems..
Check out the link below for up to date info on starting times and meeting locations!