Pisa is a legendary city and one of the most famous in Tuscany, only 30 mins away from Mondial Resort & Spa. It is famours for it’s legendary leaning tower but it has many other things to offer.
During the 11th century and onwards Pisa rose to prominence and became one of the major maritime republics of Italy. The city saw great development and it grew in population and investment was poured into the city to improve its infrastructure and build its world famous monuments that still stand today. During the Middle Ages Pisa was involved in various battles and played an important role in the wars and feuds between the Guelphs and Ghibellines.
Today the city still maintains its ports and this accounts for much of its economy, furthermore, due to iconic buildings such as the Leaning Tower, Pisa has a well-developed tourist infrastructure.
For those wishing to visit Pisa, this city has a fantastic array of beautiful historical buildings and indeed it boasts over 20 historical churches. Furthermore Pisa has some world class museums and beautiful scenery along the banks of the River Arno.
What to see:
Square of Miracles: Leaning Tower of Pisa, Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and the Monumental Cemetery, the Baptistery, the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo and the Sinopie Museum, Botanical Gardens, Guelph Tower, Santa Maria della Spina and a walk along the Arno River
How to reach:
Easy to get there by car, by train or ask our concierge for a private transfer with tour.