City profile

Pisa , with some 200,000 residents living in its metropolitan area [90,000 in the city itself] is a city in Tuscany, straddling the River Arno just before it empties into the Tyrrhenian Sea. . World renown for its leaning tower , the city is crammed with historical squares, palazzos, churches, and the tourists these bring, though these tourists don’t seem to find their way to some of th4 more attractive historical areas. Education has fuelled the local economy since the 1400s, and students ensure a vibrant cafe and club scene.


City Travel

An hour by road or train from Florence