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... had purchased in the French Riviera. It was a strange feeling having a birthday in a foreign country and not having the family there to share it with but I managed to skype Mum and Dad in the morning and Becs made sure I started the day well by cooking me bacon and eggs for breakfast.
For once our campground was within walking distance of the center of town so about midday we made our way into Pisa. I decided that for my birthday lunch ...
On one of our days in Florence, we took a day trip to see the leaning tower of Pisa and the old medieval town of Siena. There wasn't a whole lot of things to do in Pisa, but seeing the leaning tower was really cool. We were surprised at how much the tower looked like it ...
... the quaint town of St-Remy-de-Provence. A town of small, winding, cobbled streets, which was the birthplace of Nostradamus and Van Gogh lived there for a time, painting one of his more famous self portraits. Off we went again, to another walled, medieval town, which is also on the list of the top 150 towns in France. les Baux-de-Provence is just south of St-Remy, and is a far better place to visit. It appears that the town has changed little since it was created by the Grimaldi ...
... notable artist. It was very cleverly designed to act acoustically as an instrument. The video clip shows how one person can sing a harmony by - with themselves. This was a moving to experience for both of us.
After taking silly photos of each other and the tower, we left Pisa for the quiet of Vernazza and enjoyed dinner at the pirate restaurant which ended up not only very tasty, but was highly entertaining as we ...
... tell you. I inquired three places before a sympathetic lady told me "Bar, bar!" I walked towards the bar.
Now paying to use the toilet is also a culture shock. It just wouldn't fly in America, but you have to be ready for it over here all the time. An additional problem potentially was having to buy something to be able to utilize the facilities. I'm a drinker but not generally at 10 am in ...
Other places to stay in Pisa
Via Darsena 1, Angolo via Aurelia, Pisa | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Know what you're getting into
- ???? Call this an airport hotel ????
- Shame about the Shortcomings
Viale delle Torri 20, Pisa | 4 star hotelfrom $94
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 $88
Via Carlo Francesco Gabba, 17, Pisa | 4 star hotelfrom $117
- 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 $85
- Great for families
Via Matteucci 81, Pisa | 4 star hotelfrom $84
- Indifferent staff, incredibly noisy
- Not even a three star, let alone four
- Loved the restaurant
Via C. Battisti 17, Pisa | 2 star hotelfrom $69
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 $85
- 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 $60
- Very Disappointed
- We were let down
- Heartwarming hospitality
2 Piazza Arcivescovado, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $78
- 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 $86
Via della Faggiola 12-14, Pisa | 5 star hotelfrom $193
- Wonderfully Charming!
- Don't stay here
- Pros and cons
Via Tavoleria, 17, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $88
- Great Location
- Perfect quiet but central location, friendly staff
Via Mascagni, 24, Pisa | 2 star hotelfrom $98
Via Bargagna 44, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $68
Viale Gramsci 14, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $74
Via Alessandro della Spina 2 / 7 / 9, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $84
- Great night at this hotel
- What a find!
- Super hotel lovely staff
Via C. Maffi 42, Piazza Duomo, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $64
- Avoid it in winter!
- Super little hotel
- Nice View, shame about the room!
Piazza Giuseppe Toniolo, 20, Pisa | Hotelfrom $92
Via Sant'Apollonia 35, Pisa | 3 star hotelfrom $82