Around Pisa on a vintage Vespa
Riding a Vespa 80s, Pisa and its coastline are even solar and fun. In a short time and without parking problems, you can enjoy a unique tour of the city.
Being a university town, there a lot and varied things to do in Pisa, ideal for anyone who wants to not only visit, but also to live the city in all its facets. Pisa offers many activities which involved the discovery of its historical center and its culinary tradition, its surroundings and the not-to-be-missed events.
So, if you're wondering what to do in Pisa from morning to night, find your inspiration in these 10 activities suggested by locals!
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That's the beauty of a people-oriented city: walking without a map and without an apparent purpose… just follow the stories behind the most important historic buildings of Pisa.
Actually there are 3 leaning towers in Pisa. The most famous one is located in Piazza dei Miracoli, the second most famous in the city is the bell tower of San Nicola Church while the third is located at the San Michele degli Scalzi church.
A rich and tasty aperitivo in the city center with a glass of local wine and while chatting with friends. Finally, the best way to close your evening is enjoy a quiet night walk and find that Pisa is even more beautiful at the moonlight.
Pisa is not only towers and Lungarno and the true Locals know it well! Spend a day in the nearby village of Calci located in the slopes of the Pisan mountains, enjoy the beauty of nature and visit the Pisa Charterhouse, also known as Calci Charterhouse.
Each city as its own typical nightlife. Pisa is a university city and there are a lot of pubs and clubs where eat something and listen good music. The best places suggested are the Millibar, where you can also enjoy good aperitifs, and the Bordeline ideal if you are a rock music lover.
It is the most well-known and typical district of Pisa nicknamed the “living room” of the city and the favourite one of both locals and tourists. It is characterized by arcades, little square, historical bars and cafe.
The Marina is the symbol of Pisan summers but it offers a peaceful stay all year around. Once there go for a tour of its liberty historical and elegant villas built at the beginning of XX century.
‘Pisa a braccia aperte’ is only one of the oldest market in Pisa, dedicated to antiques and modern art. The not-to-be-missed markets are also the Vettovaglie, San Martino and Paparelli markets.
The most important parts of the patron saint's feast day are the Regatta and the Luminara which takes place on June 15, 16. Bonfires, candles, fireworks characterized a traditional and moving event… a perfect excuse to visit Pisa!