THE CITY OF THE LEANING TOWER
Only 40 km from the beautiful seaside resort of Marina di Pietrasanta and the Re-Versiliana hotel, in the heart of Tuscany, lies the historic city of Pisa, renowned for its cultural and artistic wealth. Famous also as an important university centre, Pisa attracts visitors from all over the world, thanks to its historical heritage and the lively atmosphere in its streets.
The undisputed symbol of the city is the famous Leaning Tower, located in Piazza dei Miracoli, one of the most photographed places in the world. This extraordinary structure, known for its unusual inclination, is just one of the many monuments that can be admired in Pisa. The Tower, in fact, is surrounded by other architectural masterpieces such as the Duomo, the Baptistery and the Camposanto, which together form a unique scenario of great visual impact.
The Baptistery of San Giovanni, fascinating for its circular shape and the particular acoustics inside, is the largest baptistery in Italy and represents an example of fusion between Romanesque and Gothic styles. The Camposanto, on the other hand, is an ancient monumental cemetery, whose beauty is due to the presence of frescoes of great artistic value, sculptures and sarcophagi from the Roman era.
In addition to its famous monuments, Pisa offers the opportunity to immerse oneself in its unique atmosphere, strolling through the alleys of the historical centre: here, among historic palazzos and fascinating churches, one can discover hidden treasures and suggestive corners that tell the story of this beautiful city. There are also numerous museums, such as the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo and the Museo Nazionale di San Matteo, which house priceless works of art.
To conclude your visit to the city of Pisa, it is worth savouring the local cuisine in its characteristic restaurants and trattorias. Typical dishes such as chickpea soup Pisan style or codfish Pisan style will delight the palate of visitors, who will be able to enjoy an authentic and genuine gastronomic experience.