Travel Blogs from Pisa
... Vivette. So so yummy. The next day we take John to the airport, as he is flying back to Houston for a day, then up to Toronto for his board meeting. We drop him at the airport and then drive to the train station in Pisa, where we park, while Marilyn takes Kathy down to see the Leaning Tower. Upon their return we drive to Viareggio, a beach town with sandy beaches lined with many, many resorts, that is a half hour drive from Pisa. We must ...
... music performed by a professional orchestra. The performance was held in a a very old church, great acoustics but very hard benches, in the old walled city. Puccini wrote such things as Madame Butterfly and la Boheme among many others. Our performance was devoted to the music of Johann and Josef Strauss. It was an impressive experience finished with a drive home under a Tuscan ...
Early start and short trip down the coast to Monaco. Second smallest country in the world. Place of tax evasion The Prince of Monaco must give his permission to live here ( Mick Jagger was denied) Beautiful morning sun sparkling on the ocean. A quick stop , look through the church at the Palace and off out before too many crowds. Wow the place reeks of money. A drive along some of the Grand Prix route. Past more money in yachts than NZ s GNP( at a guess ) ...
... has a horse participating the race. The little shops in Siena had beautiful paintings and pictures of horses and of the horse races and I almost regret not buying one for myself or my grandad who loves horses! After Siena we went to Chianti - a place that my friend and I were eagerly waiting to go to since it is a wine region =) We went to Fattoria Poggio Alloro, a vineyard in Chianti. We got a tour of the vineyard and the cow & buffalo shed. We saw an adorable 4 day old ...
Now the famous question!!! Why is it leaning! Apparently, the tower’s tilt began during its construction and was caused by inadequate foundation on the ground being too soft on one side to properly support its weight. The tilt increased in the decades that followed before the structure was even completed. Since over the centuries ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Residence Tulipan Pisa
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