The main road in Pisa

One of the main streets in Pisa which leads practically from the central station to the river is called Corso Italia. It is a promenade for pedestrians lined with shops. The fact that no cars are allowed in the zone makes it a lovely place to stroll in the afternoon or early evening taking in […]

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Learn Italian in Pisa

Since Pisa is a busy city with hundreds of thousands of tourists passing by each year there are many things to see and do. One of the most useful and worthwhile experiences you can do in this city is brush up on your Italian language. There are various schools located in Pisa that allow foreigners […]

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River Arno in Pisa and ancient boat ruins

Many people might not know but Pisa was once a town situated on the coast. Now there is a good 20min drive by bus to the closest beach and the only water access the town has is via the river Arno which goes from the Tirrenia sea all the way to Florence. The remains of […]

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Cycling in the Pisa region

In the warmer summer months there is nothing better than getting in touch with nature while getting some physical exercise. Around Pisa there are some great opportunities to do this on two wheels either on your own or in company of friends. The beautiful Tuscan hills and fields that surround Pisa are a perfect place […]

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The Tuscan Cuisine

Tuscany holidaymakers will find out in a short time that pizza is not necessarily one of the main food of Italy. The Tuscan cuisine is very natural, almost all foods can be found in the local flora and fauna or  gardens. Fresh fish, rabbit and chicken are the basics, as side dishes serve vegetables, herbs, […]

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Discovering Pisa, its treasures and beaches

Picture: View of Pisa along the Arno Of course, there is hardly anyone in the world, who does not know Pisa’s famous symbol: the leaning tower, which has been leaning since centuries and which has never toppled down so far. We will therefore not spend too much time to talk about the Leaning Tower, the […]

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Motorhome rentals near the international airport of Pisa

Are you planning a holiday in Tuscany? Caravanbacci, near the International Airport “Galileo Galilei” of Pisa offers tourists the possibility to hire motorhomes and campervans for discovering Tuscan territory in a different way and in total indipendence. Caravanbacci is an Italian company specialised in recreational vehicle. You can choose among different models and brands: LAIKA, […]

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INFORTEZZA: the most important events of the Florentine Summer.

  From July 15 to August 8 2009, from 19.00 Free admission with the exception of August 8 (INFORTEZZA ticket € 5,00) A program, full of appointments for three weeks that will enliven the evenings drawing in Florence public from all parts of the Region. It will be home to the new LIVE ON Music […]

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Renaissance’s Palazzo Viti in Volterra

The Palazzo Viti is a beautiful private residence in via Dei Sarti, 41 Volterra. The construction of the palazzo began at the end of the 16th century by a noble Volterran, Attilio Incontri, minister to the Grand duke of Tuscany. Benedetto Giuseppe Viti, an alabaster merchant and extensive traveller, purchased the palazzo in 1850. The […]

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Concert of Andrea Bocelli 20th July 2008

Teatro del silenzio is a unique open-air theater on a large Tuscan hill surrounded by yellow wheat fields. The setting is unique for the indescribable beauty of the countryside all around and for its atmosphere of peace and quietness. Some years ago the popular singer Andrea Bocelli decided to create this theater near his birth-town […]

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