Located in the beautiful region of Tuscany, Pisa is world famous for its Leaning Tower.
Pisa rises above the banks of Arno River and is one of the most important cities in Tuscany. Pisa is both an ancient and a modern city which is proud of its maritime past. Also renowned for its universities: the Scuola Normanle Superiore, the Sant Anna School of Advanced Studies and the University of Pisa, the city offers a wealth of interesting sights, quirky shops and restaurants serving delicious Tuscan cuisine.
The city centre is very small and a host of cultural events, shows and parties are held regularly throughout the year. Pisa is divided into 4 historical quarters, and walking itineraries can be picked up at tourist information centres throughout the city.
In addition to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Bell Tower of San Nicola Church, close to the banks of the Arno and the Bell Tower of San Michele of Scalzi Church are also worth a visit.