How to visit Pisa in half day

Most of the tourists who come to Italy don’t have enough time to spend several days in one city, since they want to visit as many places as possible. That’s why sometimes they set up a weekend to visit both Florence and Pisa. There is no way you can stay in Florence for that short vising everything, it is true, but you can easily set up just half day in Pisa, since the monuments are located in the same area.

We are offering you a short excursion pointing you the must see places. Simply follow our guide and you will definitely enjoy your time in Pisa!

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Network Sonoro 2010

It has been presented these days, the sixth edition of ‘Network Sonoro’, a platform that includes over fifty events distributed throughout the region. The list of prestigious artists participating is full of great names, from Pat Metheny to Stefano Bollani, from Paolo Fresu to Roscoe Mitchell, Ginevra Di Marco, Eumir Deodato and Philiph Harper Quartet.

The festival will spread mainly through February and March in Arezzo, Siena, Pisa, Grosseto, Massa and Florence provinces. Mostly devoted to jazz, it develops a vision on experimental music too, involving particular meetings between musicians.

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Terre di Toscana – The best wines arrive in Versilia (7-8 March)

terre di toscanaTerre di Toscana arrives to its third edition in 2010. Two days (7 and 8 March) devoted to the best Tuscanian wines in Lido di Camaiore, in Versilia, the coast near Lucca and Pisa.

More than 500 operators will create a peaceful and participatory atmosphere, offering their best products in free tastings. Almost all districts of Tuscan wine are represented, with different stylistic impulses that enrich them.

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250 km Cycling Route in Tuscany along the Arno riverside

tuscany cyclingArno is the second largest river in central Italy after the Tiber and the main in Tuscany.

Arno has a total length of 241 km that passes trough the main territories of this region (Casentino, Val di Chiana, Arezzo, The upper Valdarno, Pratomagno, Siena province, Florence, Sesto Fiorentino, Campi Bisenzio, Prato, Pistoia, Sieve, Middle Valdarno, Lower Valdarno, Val di Pesa, Val d’Elsa, Val d’Era, Pontedera). It borns in the Tuscan-Romagnolo Apennines, at an altitude of 1358 m above sea level, and flows into the Ligurian Sea passing through Pisa.

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Marc Chagall in Pisa until January, 17th 2010

chagall pisa italyIt has started in october, the exhibition Chagall e il Mediaterraneo (Chagall and the Mediterranean) at Palazzo Blu in Pisa, in the beautiful Arno riverside. 150 paintings, sculptures, ceramics and lithographs in a wonderful location recently renewed, in the historical centre of Pisa, five minutes walking from Piazza dei Miracoli.

In fourteen days, exactly on October 23, 12,000 people – a daily average of 857 – visited the halls of Palazzo Blu Pisa to admire Chagall’s works. All of these paintings were made after 1926, year of the first Chagall visit in France, Greece and Holy Land. A journey in which he discovered the light of the Mediterranean Sea, which fascinated him with the colours of its landscapes.

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