Besides the famous tower that shares its name, Pisa is the home of a thriving world of art and cuisine. It also boasts one of Italy’s top universities and an impressive array of museums. When you choose to fly to Pisa with Alitalia, you will enter a Tuscan dream.
You cannot travel to Pisa without a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, also known as the Piazza del Duomo. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Piazza contains an impressive collection of medieval art. From there you can take a Galileo tour and learn about the famed astronomer’s life and work. Make sure to take a stroll along the Arno Promenade where you can mingle both with locals and other tourists. If you plan to take a trip to the iconic Leaning Tower, be aware that only 40 people are allowed inside at a time.
June is the best time to visit Pisa. Not only is the weather lovely, but several festivals take place then including the Luminara of San Ranieri on the 16th. Other wonderful times to travel to Pisa are December when the Christmas market opens in the city center, and May for the flower festival at Le Piagge. Check out Alitalia’s flight deals to Pisa throughout the year.