The first thing that springs to mind when you think of Pisa is the architectural wonder that is its Leaning Tower, but this intriguing Italian city is chock full of hidden gems that will make you want to stay longer. Soak up the atmosphere of medieval times as you wander through the awe-inspiring Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles) – home to the Cathedral and Baptistery of Pisa, the Campo Santo and, of course, the iconic Campanile or Leaning Tower. Flights to Pisa arrive at Pisa International Airport, from where you can easily make your way to the dazzling city centre.
This is a city that oozes pizzazz all year round, but the best months to snap up cheap tickets to Pisa at bargain prices are January and February. June is the time to ooh and aah at the spectacle of up to 70,000 candles illuminating local landmarks as the city celebrates Luminara di San Ranieri with a fireworks display and street party. Also in June is the Regatta of San Ranieri – your chance to cheer on one of four boats competing in the famous race between Pisa’s districts. If you’re searching for a good deal on return flights to Pisa during peak season, try booking a little in advance to bag the best savings.
You’ll find many daily direct flights to Pisa from a host of UK airports. British Airways coasts down daily from London Heathrow and London Gatwick, while Ryanair jets south every day from London Stansted and also has a seasonal schedule from Liverpool, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds and Glasgow. EasyJet departs from London Luton and London Gatwick daily and operates regular flights from Bristol and Manchester. British budget airline Jet2 takes off five times a week from Manchester and runs a less frequent service from Newcastle, East Midlands, Belfast and Leeds. It couldn’t be easier to get to Pisa – you’ll touch down for your Tuscan trip in less than three hours from all UK airports.
Making the short four-mile journey from Pisa airport to the city centre is a breeze. The most convenient option is taking a taxi from the terminal – you’ll be whisked into the heart of Pisa for €10 in around 15 minutes. If you’re looking to save, hop on the LAM Rossa (red line) Compagnia Pisana Trasporti bus to the city centre. Pay €1.20 for a single-trip ticket, which is valid for one hour, then relax and admire the views on the 15-minute trip to the centre. Those who want to explore further afield during their stay can also hire a car at the airport.
Every city in Italy has its own unique cuisine, and Pisa is no exception. Try the mouthwatering sullo scio (tagliatelle soup) and cecina (a flatbread snack made with chickpeas) with a glass of local Chianti and then feast on gelato as you stroll around and take in the city sights.
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