Day Tripping in Italy: Pisa


Pisa, Italy is a wonderful place to spend a day trip while in Italy. The city attracts visitors who long to see the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa, but there are several other things to do while visiting. Pisa is a short train ride from Florence with departures at almost anytime of the day. 

What to See

Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is obviously a must see while in Pisa. It’s fun just walking around the area pondering how the tower is still standing!


Piazza del Duomo, Pisa

This beautiful, sacred area contains the cathedral, baptistry, leaning tower, and the cemetery. It’s truly an unbelievable site and is on the World Heritage list.

Where to Eat

Restaurant Duomo

This restaurant offers outdoor seating overlooking Pisa’s cathedral. They have a large menu with numerous options for a delicious meal!

Ristorante Centrale Internazionale

This place offers various affordable and large portioned meals. This place is great for lunch or dinner.

Lo Sfizio

This bar, cafe, and restaurant checks every box when looking for a tasty meal, coffee, or pastry. Definitely make a visit here while in Pisa!

Pisa is a great town to spend a day in, and you’ll be happy you made the trip. Although Pisa is well-known, but offers the charm and authenticity of a small Italian city. Good luck planning your trip to this wonderful place! Check out this blog post written by Patricia Street containing several suggestions while in Pisa. Here’s a post about Pisa from “To Infinity and Beyond,” the same blog featured in my Interlaken post!

Check back next week for another charming Italian city!



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