City breaks to Pisa
Pisa is a picturesque, laid back university town. Home to many students the town is visited by flocks of tourists every year. The Leaning tower of Pisa is visited by over 1 million people per year and is the main attraction in the town. Although many are drawn by the architectural oddity that is the leaning tower, most visitors are pleasantly surprised by the amount of other sights to see and things to do. Pisa is a beautiful town with world famous works of art to be seen and beautiful monuments and architecture as well as the sumptuous food. It is an excellent base for exploring the region of Tuscany as Rome and Florence are close by. Book your city break to Pisa with Club Travel for the best offers on city breaks, holidays, flights and hotels in Pisa.
Hotels in Pisa
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Things to do in Pisa
There are a huge number of Churches, Art galleries and Museums worth visiting on a city break to Pisa.
The Leaning tower, Access to the tower is limited to 40 people at any one time; it is recommended that you book your ticket in advance. Children under 8 are not permitted to enter the tower. All bags must be deposited at the left luggage drop off. Visits last 30 mins.
The Duomo This Cathedral is one of Pisa’s most visited attractions and was the blueprint for the other grand cathedrals in the region.
Museo nationale di san matteo showcases the works by Lippo Memmi, Taddeo Gaddi, Gentile da Fabriano and Ghirlandaio.
Day trips Rome is 90 minutes away and Florence is just half an hour away from Pisa making them perfect for day trips to add into your itinerary.
Wine tasting Pisa and the region surrounding it are famous for its wine. Wine tasting tours and excursions are popular with tourists on city break holidays to Pisa.
Food and drink
Pisa is at the heart of the Tuscany Region. This region is well known for its beautiful and delicious food. In summer almost everyone eats “al fresco” a treat that in Ireland we unfortunately do not often get to enjoy. In Pisa you can enjoy food at its best and treat yourself to a glass of locally produced wine. Try some authentic pizza and pasta while you are here.
Nightlife in Pisa
Pisa has a vibrant nightlife due to the number of students in the town. There are many bars, pubs and nightclubs in Pisa.
Pisa International Airport From there you take a train or bus to Pisa which takes about 30 mins.
Weather in Pisa the city of Pisa experiences four different seasons.
Summer the temperatures can easily reach 30degrees Celsius. Autumn cools to the low twenties. January is the coldest month with the average temperature at near freezing. Spring is a lovely time to visit as it is warm and mild.
Electricity The standard European 220Volt two-pin round pronged plugs.
Currency Italy uses the Euro
Pisa Time is one hour ahead of Irish time. +1GMT
Visa requirements Irish Citizens travelling to Pisa do not require a visa as Italy is a member state of the E.U