Pisa is an historical city that lies a few kilometres from the sea in an incomparable natural environment. Its splendid past lives in its numerous historic and artistic monuments including the famous Leaning Tower, symbol of the city.
A visit to the city and to its sourroundings is particularly interesting. Pisa’s historic center boasts a heritage of medieval monuments and artworks of unparalleled beauty. Moreover with the coming of the modern age, Pisa become one of the country’s most eminent focuses of learning and art, and its prestigious university and leading research institutes are an estimable complement to a city whose thriving economy today pivots on business services and tourism, together with manifacturing industries. In the surroundings a series of excursions are of particular interest for the wide variety of environments and scenery the area offers: the densely populated Arno valley where the highlight is the beautiful little town of San Miniato, and the more isolated, yet profundly Tuscan, area extending from Volterra to the Metallifere Hills, not to mention the beautiful coast of the Tyrrhenian sea and the wonderful islands of the Tuscan archipelago.
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