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Preparing your trip to Pisa: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. The best way to explore the historical center of Pisa for tourists is on foot as all the most significant landmarks and sights of the destination are located close to each other. Besides, a free parking place in the historic area of Pisa is really challenging to find which can give tourists lots of troubles.
2. Pisa is excellently networked with neighboring cities of Florence, Lucca and Livorno. Tourists will easily manage to get even to Rome. A cost of a trip is rather affordable. It varies from 2 to 5 Euro depending on the length of a trip. Another way to reach neighboring cities is by bus.
3. The hottest months of the year are considered to be July and August as in this period the air temperature raises up to +30C. Winters are rather mild in the area. Even in January the temperature hardly ever falls below +10C however vacation plans may be interrupted with frequent heavy rains.
4. A bicycle is a popular type of transport in the city. One can rent a bicycle in one of the numerous rental centers. The most popular one is considered to be the MaxiRent rental center. A day of rent of a bicycle will cost about 10 Euro. One should also keep in mind that many rental centers have a day off on Sundays.
5. More than 15 bus routes serve the city of Pisa. They run almost to every district of the city. A cost of a bus ticket is different as well as its validity. There are tickets for an hour, two hours and four hours and their costs are 1, 1.3 and 1.6 Euro correspondingly. Copyright
6. Taxi service will be profitable to use for those tourists who travel in big groups. Boarding will cost about 3 Euro and each 1 km of a trip will cost additionally about 1 Euro. Taxi rates change depending o the time of the day. After 23:00 the rate will be by half higher. Weekends in Pisa feature special taxi rates as well.
7. Prudent tourists should better avoid restaurants and stores which are located in close vicinity to city landmarks. Remote areas of the city are best destination for shopping tours as prices for goods there will be sufficiently lower and a choice of goods will be rather vast.
The Tower of Pisa (Torre di Pisa) is undoubtedly the main city landmark and unique architectural object of world significance. Its unique architectural form has given the Tower of Pisa its … Open
8. The most attractive restaurants are located close to the central railway station. All gastronomy establishments of the city welcome tips. In upscale restaurants service fee may be included into the bill otherwise visitors should add 10 – 15% to the total amount.
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What to visit being in Pisa - unique sights

Piazza dei Miracoli

From the series “16 Most Fascinating Objects of Unesco in Italy”
Another significant place is the Campo Santo, also known as Camposanto Monumentale. It is a historical edifice at the northern edge of the Cathedral Square in Pisa. Couloir was built in the 1278 year and finished 1464. Today it is a very valuable architecturally building. All these historical buildings around the picturesque square are united in a valuable architectural complex … Read further

Grotta Giusti

From the series “Most Extraordinary Thermaes, Baths and Saunas in the World”
The most unusual variant of pastime will be a rest in the cave, where among stylactites and stalagmites, natural stone terraces with chic recreation areas and wooden sun loungers were equipped. In the grotto is a wonderful thermal lake Limbo. A rest on the shore will also be an unforgettable event. It is also worth noting that since the opening, the Giusti cave is very popular with celebrities. In ancient times Giuseppe Verdi loved to rest here. … Read further

Fortezza Medicea Restaurant

From the series “The Most Exotic Restaurants in the World”
The spacious dining room, which accommodates about a hundred guests, was furnished in the prison dining room. During the reconstruction, the original equipment was completely preserved. Even the most economical tourists can have dinner in one of the most original restaurants on the planet. Dinner costs about 25 euros. The humble 'prison feast' consists of a meal and a glass of wine. All the dishes presented in the menu are fairly simple; Paste is one of the most popular among them. … Read further

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