Most people have heard of the leaning tower of Pisa, completed in 1372. Fewer have heard about the history or seen the other awe-inspiring buildings that can be found in Pisa. Here are some tips on what to see in Pisa, where to stay close to Pisa and good places to eat.
Pisa is a city in Tuscany, Italy and it is largely known for the famous leaning tower. The city is on the Tuscan coast, at the end of the river Arno that flows past Florence and ends here, in Pisa.
Pisa is the main airport for Tuscany so is where many people will land when they visit Tuscany. The Airport is named in honour of Galileo Galilei, the famous Tuscan scientist. The Airport code is PSA and flights arrive here from all over the UK and Europe - but there are not many flights from the USA. At the moment you can get some flights from JFK direct for Pisa, but generally you will be flying to Milan or Rome then travelling to Tuscany from there.
From the UK there are daily flights with BA, EasyJet, Ryanair and others. Skyscanner can be a useful way to find out more about flights to Pisa.