Hotel San Ranieri
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel San Ranieri Pisa
This is an amazing Hotel with such imaginative design everywhere you look. The room was very comfortable, great bathroom, large bed, air conditioning. Roof terraces were fabulous to relax and have a drink as were the gardens. Near Airport, good connection,...
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There are plenty of rest stops/gas station combos on the Autostrada called Autogrille. There are probably the equivalent to Canadian Esso and Tim Hortons rest stops. The Autogrille was a full convenience store and cafeteria with fresh made bread, sandwiches and pastries. These stops made our journey more pleasant. The only odd thing was that none …
... everywhere outside.... no shortage of sunglasses or replica towers here!!
The tour is pretty straightforward - a quick presentation, then you're more or less left to your own devices to climb the tower. Although the lean was corrected in 2001 from 5.5 to 3.99 degrees, it's still pretty obvious that it's not upright! It's also hollow inside - there's just an enclosed spiral staircase ...
... a striking 17th C porticoed building that somehow survived the massive WW II bombing raid. Originally used as an inderground jail, it now houses public toilets. The porticoed area once protected silk and wool markets, followed by food markets and more recently, antique markets.
Following the river bank back towards our car park, spotted S. Maria della Spina, a small gothic church on the other side of the river. Inside was a display ...
... in the pouring rain, first i thought that was funny as she had no umbrella or rain gear, then as the rain got heavier, I thought it was stupid. A man went over to her and gave her his umbrella, what a gentleman, I still thought evermore she was stupid.
Yay, then two people came over with umbrellas and raincoats, it is still pouring. The German family were in front of us, in the rain. They didn't have enough tickets for the whole family , so here ...
... br> We rolled into Pisa at around 11:00am. We knew it was Pisa because well, we saw the tower from the train. I found it very strange having the tower just appear, not that it was not expected just that it is such an iconic monument it is strange for it to be just there outside the train window. After seeing the tower of course we got reasonably excited.
We stored our luggage at the train station and got ourselves a map from the tourist info ...