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... locals sang were American songs, pretty funny watching and listening to them sing. Had to get a little liquid courage and got up with a buddy on the trip Eli and we sang Bon Jovi, Living on a Prayer, the crowd and the whole place really got into it. Later that night a few of is tasted the Florence night life . . . And the locals really love Americans, a bunch of them kept coming up to me and Eli, he's from SF, ...
... latte once again, which is a cup about the size of your big toe with 2 sips of black coffee in it, we caught the bus back to our equally idyllic and very expensive campsite!
Next morning we were on the move again, with a plan to try and see both San Gimignano and Volterra before camping up in Livorno, the nearest campsite to Pisa. This is when number 3 mishap occurred! As the diesel had dropped to just below a quarter of a tank, we ...
Since our wine tour today got cancelled, the roomies and I decided to go to Pisa as a cheap day trip. It was about an hour train ride from Florence which wasn't that bad. We arrived in Pisa, found the closest map and walked to the leaning tower. When we got to the tower it didn't even seem like real life. I mean I've seen it in pictures my entire life, so to see it in real life wasn't real! The roomies and I ...
... real tourist crowds blocking the scenery, etc. Also there are more bicycles than cars--and the cars are mostly parked out of town. People rent bicycles from the standard one seaters to the bicycle carriages that seat four or more. I wish I had had more energy and it had not been so hot as I may have rented one of those carriages with the German group or something. But I really enjoyed being off on my own anyway.
We arrived in Lucca, which is 30 minutes away ...
... and bought a painting) and saw the Ponte Vecchio bridge. Brian and I got a nice surprise when we tried to find the public washrooms. They were down an alley and when you turn the corner we got the most disgusting smell. We were pretty scared of what we would find but after paying one Euro each to use them they weren't as bad as we had feared - just a unique experience. Around noon we packed up and headed for Rome where we are doing ...
Other places to stay in Pisa
Via Darsena 1, Angolo via Aurelia, Pisa | 4 star hotelfrom $86
- Know what you're getting into
- ???? Call this an airport hotel ????
- Shame about the Shortcomings
Viale delle Torri 20, Pisa | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Viale Giovanni Gronchi 1, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $80
- Perfect Airport Hotel Acadmia Palace!
- Avoid the food!!
- A good airport hotel
Via Filippo Mazzei, 2, Pisa | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Via Carlo Francesco Gabba, 17, Pisa | 4 star hotelfrom $113
- Good standard and location
- Good hotel - ideal for both airport and the sights of Pisa
- Just the facts, Ma'am
Piazza della Stazione 2, Pisa | Hotelfrom $182
- Definitively, it is not a 4 star Hotel!
- Much better than expected
Via Mazzini 57, Pisa | 4 star hotelfrom $160
- Great for families
Via Matteucci 81, Pisa | 4 star hotelfrom $72
- Indifferent staff, incredibly noisy
- Not even a three star, let alone four
- Loved the restaurant
Via C. Battisti 17, Pisa | 2 star hotelfrom $84
Piazza Santa Croce, 5, Pisa | 3 star hotel
- Wonderful Hotel
- Great hotel with lots of character
- Santa croce
Via Cristoforo Colombo 45, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $86
- Great base for visiting Tuscany!!
- Excellent Value!!
- Well surprised & pleased about our stay
Via Santa Maria 94, Pisa | 4 star hotelfrom $123
- Nothing Special
- A dissapointment
- Poor Quality
Lungarno Pacinotti 12, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $75
- Very Disappointed
- We were let down
- Heartwarming hospitality
2 Piazza Arcivescovado, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $91
- Not that flash.....
- A room with a view
- A Fading Star
37 Via Grotta Al Leccio , Pisa | Hotelfrom $105
Via Puccini 24, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $84
Via della Faggiola 12-14, Pisa | 5 star hotelfrom $200
- Wonderfully Charming!
- Don't stay here
- Pros and cons
Via Tavoleria, 17, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Great Location
- Perfect quiet but central location, friendly staff
Via Mascagni, 24, Pisa | 2 star hotelfrom $84
Via Bargagna 44, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $71
Viale Gramsci 14, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Via Alessandro della Spina 2 / 7 / 9, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $132
- Great night at this hotel
- What a find!
- Super hotel lovely staff
Via C. Maffi 42, Piazza Duomo, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $77
- Avoid it in winter!
- Super little hotel
- Nice View, shame about the room!
Piazza Giuseppe Toniolo, 20, Pisa | Hotelfrom $95
Via Sant'Apollonia 35, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $107