Travel Blogs from Pisa
After trying to visit Pisa a few days ago, we wanted to return with more time. With a map this time, we headed to Piazza del Duomo. We had to carry all of our stuff so that was interesting but we found somewhere to eat on the way for a rest. We got pizza in Pisa! :) Once we got to the piazza, we were laughing to ourselves because so many tourists (probably American) had their ...
... such a short time ! We found a lovely eatery in the main square, serving lovely food and a great place to people watch - perhaps our favourite sedentary pastime ! One thing we have noticed from being in Italy is that a HUGE percentage of Italians smoke cigarettes ! They all walk around smoking as though it is a trendy thing to do ! That has been our observation in Venice, Florence and Pisa.....tomorrow, we head south to Rome..maybe the culture will be different there ? Will report later ...
... s amazing how old this church is and how beautiful it remains. It's one of the most stunning we have visited. We walked through Pisa and across the bridge to the train station. It's very picturesque with the orange and yellow buildings. We stumbled across several piazzas and statues which we have no idea what they are but took pictures of! Eli is super excited to get back to the boat because we are going to the sushi restaurant ...
... are few rules - whips are allowed and can be used to whip other horses as well as your own! Il Palio puts a whole new meaning on the phrase "free for all"!
Whilst in the square, we climbed up the Torre del Mangia, no less than 400 steps! Fantastic views over Siena in every direction. Mangia means "money eater" and relates to the extortionate salary paid to the bell ringer in days gone by!
The other big pulling power of ...
... or cracked because the Italians are good at building big things out of stone to last a long time.
When we went to the toilet we had to pay €0.50 each and we got a special ticket. In our toilet there was a tower of toilet paper, also leaning! ...
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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