Pisa is one of the most beautiful cities in Tuscany. The student city is not only famous for its leaning tower, but also has other attractions.
Almost 90.000 people live in the capital of the province of the same name, 40.000 of them students, who fill the city with youthful freshness. That is why there are a large number of good and, above all, inexpensive restaurants that can be found at the Piazza dei Miraculi looking in vain.
The Tuscan city of Pisa is mainly because of her Leaning Tower became world famous. Apart from that, the former sea and trading town on the Arno also has a university, a romantic old town with many student bars where students from international universities meet, and many historical buildings. The unique architecture and artistic diversity of the historic student city make Pisa an ideal destination for a holiday in Tuscany.
Pisa has an ancient one History and a cultural heritage. Thousands of years ago the Etruscans lived here, then the Romans and finally the power of the city increased over the Middle Ages up to the Renaissance.
The cathedral tower in Pisa is crooked, but it is also a symbol of Italian art: the tower with its harmonious galleries and slightly oriental style has long been an often photographed motif. Many students meet here on the lawn in front of the campanile to study and to enjoy the sun.
The south of Pisa, which is also called Mezzogiorno, has narrow streets, the Corso shopping street and the reliquary church of Santa Maria della Spina. Also of interest are the historical festivals Gioco del Ponte and Liminara e Regata di San Ranieri, with which the inhabitants revive the city's medieval flair.
Last updated: 06.02.2024