Pisa and surroundings
Santa Maria della Spina
Walking along the Arno river you can admire the beautiful Church of Santa Maria della Spina, an extraordinary example of Gothic style – Pisano.
Duomo & The Leaning Tower
Arriving at Pisa, the first thing is definitely worth visiting the Square of Miracles (expression coined by Gabriele d’Annunzio), with his famous Leaning Tower, whose construction dates back to before 9 August 1173.
San Matteo National museum
Inside the National Museum of “San Matteo”, housed since 1949 in a former convent of the nuns of St. Matthew on the river bank, you can admire the beautiful works donated over the centuries by famous people such as the canon of Pisa Sebastiano Zucchetti, which in 1796 gave a collection of about 150 paintings on board, then get to other important donations made by Moses Supino, Augusto and Antonio Bellini Pietri Ceci.
Inside there is also a wonderful collection of Medieval Pottery
Charterhouse of Calci
A few kilometers from Pisa, easily accessible by car or by public transport, you can visit the Certosa di Calci.
Until the early ’70s, the Charterhouse of kicks housed a Carthusian monastery now converted into a museum in which, even today, one can perceive a world of prayer, spirituality and silence.
Visiting the center of Pisa is almost a must stop in the beautiful Piazza dei Cavalieri which, in addition to having been a time the center of the civil power than religious, houses the headquarters of the Scuola Normale Superiore founded by Napoleon Bonaparte.