Excursions in the city, itineraries for tourists!

First-route around Pisa

A route to admire the beauty found in the streets inside the city ...

  1. Departure from Piazza dei Miracoli characterized the imposing of the Baptistery, the Duomo and the Campanile (known as the "Leaning Tower").
  2. Going via S. Maria you can visit 'Orto Botanist at the University of Pisa, which has the main entrance in Via Luca Ghini, 5 (about three minutes walk from the famous Leaning Tower).
  3. Continuing along Via dei Mille (right in front of Via Luca Ghini) you arrive in Piazza dei Cavalieri, where you can admire the Palace of the Caravan (sede della Scuola Normale Superiore), the characteristic dell'Orologio Palace (made from the Tower of Seven Ways and the Torre della Muda, the latter also known as "hunger" because there was imprisoned Count Ugolino della Gherardesca charged with treason along with children and grandchildren) and the sixteenth-century Church of the Knights of Santo Stefano.
  4. Entering via Ulisse Dini you arrive in Borgo Stretto, full of suggestive and facades of shops, leading to the Ponte di Mezzo, where you can admire the beauty of Lungarni and facades of buildings.
  5. Crossing the Ponte di Mezzo, and turn immediately left, walking along the Lungarno Galileo Galilei, one arrives at one of the entrances of the New Castle Garden Scotto or, where there is a large communal garden equipped with games for children also used to host concerts, theatrical performances, exhibitions and cinema during the summer.
  6. Yes can continue the journey by crossing the Ponte della Vittoria to the Viale delle Piagge we find a path surrounded by nature, full of toys, along the Arno river, or decide to return to the starting point.
  7. Retrace Lungarno Galileo Galilei to the Ponte di Mezzo and then continue through narrow village street, and route via Oberdan G. Carducci until you cross on the left via S. Joseph; along via S. Giuseppe Capponi, and so we arrive in Piazza dei Miracoli.

Second route - "Mini on the river Arno" (available from May to October)

  • Tour of LUNGARNO (daily): guided tour of the city of Pisa with the boat on the river Arno. Along the river there are several stops on board the boat.
  • NATURE tour (Sundays and public holidays - on reservations required), connecting with the natural park of San Rossore.

Transport service bicycles on board (additional 1 euro).

Bookings and customized tours of the boat rental for special events (cocktails, birthdays, ceremonies, etc ...) with possibilities of reaching the river restaurants.

Special discounts are reserved for groups, school trips and day centers.

For reservations contact the San Rossore visits:
Phone 050.53 01 01 E-mail: info@ilnavicello.it ticket on board
Website: www.ilnavicello.it

Third route - "Around town salts and downs" - Pisa City Sightseeing (from April to October)

It allows to visit the city and the Natural Park of Tenuta San Rossore with a double-decker bus caught.
Furthermore, tourists can get on and off at will, to freely manage their time.
Buses are equipped with a digital audio system multilingue during the journey that tells the story the city and describes the artistic, architectural and natural pisan through disposable earphones.

Fourth route - "Come on board to Pisa"

Detail and is the evocative tour of the historic center of Pisa on cars with traditional coachman.
Carriages stationed in Piazza dei Miracoli, where the hallmark of the city from where the tour. On the way to be described the beauty of Pisa.

Walking in contact with nature

Nature Trail:
Viale delle Piagge along the Arno River and is easily reached on foot for those who are in town. It 'an ideal route for families and sportsmen, it is equipped both toys, both wooden structures for play, for example, stretching exercises.
On the way you can make some nice stops in the bars that are at the far and mid-term.
Sul Viale delle Piagge is also the Church of San Michele degli Scalzi.

San Michele degli Scalzi

Proceeding towards the east of the center can be reached Piagge, one of the most beautiful gardens of Pisa. Arrived about the middle of the green path descends into a small discesina, where the third leaning tower of Pisa: the bell tower of the church of San Michele Barefoot. But it is not only the wrong bell, but almost everything in this building now stands in the eyes for its particular irregularities: the columns of the nave suddenly deviate from its axis, the windows are irregular and the walls rise significantly following the bell tilted. Another surprising not to escape from that "hangs" in the eyes of tourists.