Pisa: Visit the City like a Local Introduction Pisa’s iconic building is, of course, its Torre Pendente, or Leaning Tower, which continues to defy gravity and stands – but not straight – in the aptly named Campo dei Miracoli (Field of Miracles). This beautiful square, dotted with white buildings and surrounded by green lawns, is

Introduction Unlike the other major art centres of Tuscany, Pisa is practically devoid of great Renaissance monuments for, in fact she made her fortune and accumulated her art treasures mainly during the Middle Ages. Actually, the peak of Pisa’s economic and political power was reached in the 12th-13th centuries when Pisa ships ruled the Tyrrhenian

The City Volterra is situated in the province of Pisa and lies between the valley of Era and Cecina. Built on a hilly Pliocene ridge 545 metres a.s.l. surrounded by two defensive walls, one Etruscan and the other Medieval, it is one of the most important centres of Tuscany, for its monuments which testify 3,000

Are you planning a visit to Volterra and you are not sure about what you should see first? Here you’ll find 4 different things to do in the small, ancient city and everything you need to know to plan your visit. 1. Discover the Etruscan Volterra The site where the modern Volterra is found has

If you have been to Volterra before, you surely know alabaster: a particular kind of stone, lightly colored and translucent, used to sculpture small and not-too-small artifacts. The streets and narrow alleys around Volterra are full of shops and workshops in which tourists can admire and buy almost every kind of alabaster-thing: from little ornamental

Exclusive Tuscany Day Tours to Enjoy the Real Beauty of Tuscan Cities, Monuments and Foods It’s really difficult to explore the whole Tuscany in one day. Also Weekly Tours are limited, because Tuscany is peraphs the Italian Region with the most beautiful places to visit. So, to help you deciding what to see and what

How to reach from Pisa to Cinque Terre In case you are thinking about a tour to visit Cinque Terre, we cad advise to choose small tours, especially small tours by minivan with a number limited to people. Below some tour operator in the area Regulars day tours from Pisa to Cinque Terre: Bellaitaliatour scheduled

Explore Pisa: Discover Monuments, Churches, Artisans and Restaurants There is much more to explore other than the Leaning Tower. No filter needed in sunny Pisa. Pisa has been spruced up over the last few years and is looking great, there’s much more to the town than the Leaning Tower. With its central location and international

Off the beaten Paths of Tuscany: Lari (Casciana Terme Lari) Lari, a quaint little Tuscan town nestled in the Pisan Hills. We were there today on a private tour with a lovely group of Australian ladies who are on holidays in Lucca What You Can See in Lari Village Lari is an etruscan town situated

Pisa City: Explore Arts, Architecture, Monuments and Churches Discover Pisa and not only the Leaning Tower The city of Pisa plays host to treasures of priceless value, making it one of Italy’s most important cities of art. The Piazza dei Miracoli, with its world-famous Leaning Tower, is the hub of the prized artistic and architectural