Pisa is known all around the world for its Leaning Tower, a great Italian symbol, but the millennial history of the city has left us other beauties and characteristic corners. Do you know that also in Pisa, as in Florence, there are the Lungarni? Do you know there are three leaning towers? Do you know here there is one of the most important Italian Universities? Our visit is a good opportunity to discover the true soul of the city!
The Square of Miracles, one of the most important places of medieval art in Europe, symbol of Pisa religious power when the city was powerful. Let our spiritual route guide you among the frescoes of the Campo Santo, the mosaics of the Cathedral, the exceptional acoustics of the Baptistery and admire the Leaning Tower!
The churches of Lucca are architectural masterpieces and also important evidences about the local history. Lucca is also a city of saints to which are associated stories and special legends! Our itinerary will guide you to the discovery of the close connection between the city and its religious soul.
One of the symbols of Lucca are its Renaissance Walls that enclose the historical center. They are very important about the history of Lucca: they were built to protect the city from invaders and today are the best green area for citizens. Walking above the same Walls we’ll admire the city from the top and besides we’ll visit some of Lucca’s most important monuments.
Mediavalle and Garfagnana are two areas in the north of Lucca. They’re characterized by a hilly landscape and besides discovering some of the most typical towns, we’ll also have the possibility to taste their local cuisine. The places are reachable only by private transport (bus / car / NCC) and it will be also possible to organize tastings or you have lunch on demand.
Halfway Pisa and Florence, San Miniato is a typical Tuscan medieval town along the ancient road and pilgrim route called Via Francigena. During Middel Ages the town was very coveted for its strategic position and there were a lot of battles between Pisa and Florence. San Miniato is also full of small treasures like the old way called Via Angelica.
In Volterra it’s possible to admire traces from Ethruscan epoch, Roman age and Middle Ages all together. Its proximity to the metal- bearing hills has been the reason for various battles between Pisa and Florence to conquer the town. We’ll discover the most important places of Volterra among anecdotes and curiosities, walking throughout its calm streets with an end devoted to the alabaster, the main character of the city!