Pisa Tourism

Bus bus
Three urban lines connect the central railway station with the most important areas of the city:
  • LAM rossa: airport and north-west side
  • LAM blu: Cisanello hospital and south-east side
  • LAM verde: north-east side
A detailed map of connections can be found on www.pisa.cttnord.it
Taxi  auto
A large number of taxis in Pisa can transfer you quickly from one side to another of the town. A Radio Taxi Service (24h) operates in the city of Pisa, tel.  +39 050 541600. More information can be found on www.cotapi.it/en
Bike bici
Thanks to its size, the number of places of interest located within the historical centre and the many pedestrian areas, the city is perfect for sightseeing on foot and also by bicycle which offers an affordable and exciting alternative. More information can be found on www.toscanaintour.it
CicloPi  ciclopi
Thanks to CICLOPI you can ride throughout Pisa in total freedom.
CICLOPI is the bike sharing system in the city of Pisa, encouraging people to use the bike for work, entertainment or tourism. 25 stations distributed in the urban area allow people to ride across the city, choosing their own itinerary and planning its duration. More information can be found on www.ciclopi.eu
Boat barca
Boat trips offer visitors the opportunity to admire Pisa from an unusual and interesting viewpoint. There are two main routes: the Lungarni Tour, following the stretch of river that crosses the historical centre, and the Nature Tour, that extends westwards to the Parco di San Rossore. For more information please, contact staff@top5viaggi.com



The historical centre of Pisa is still almost entirely surrounded by the 12th century city walls and it is divided into two parts by the river Arno, which crosses it from east to west. These areas are known to locals as Tramontana, to the north, and Mezzogiorno, to the south. In the north of the historical centre is the renowned tourist area, Piazza dei Miracoli, with the world-famous Leaning Tower. Pisa offers a wide range of attractions and activities.


Shopping in Pisa
Pisan craft is renowned for leather goods, shoes, terracotta, wooden furniture and naturally, food. Piazza delle Vettovaglie in the heart of the medieval city is surrounded by an elegant sixteenth-century portico, which has always been the location of a colorful daily market. In addition to the stands in the square, the surrounding picturesque alleys offer the possibility of buying renowned Pisan specialties. Crossing Via delle Colonne, you arrive in Borgo Stretto, one of the most beautiful streets in the city, with wonderful porticos. It is the heart of shopping in Pisa. You can then cross the bridge “Ponte di Mezzo” and continue on to Corso Italia, another great shopping street in the city. Shops in Pisa are usually open from Tuesday to Saturday from 09:00 am to 01:00 pm and from 04:00 pm until 08:00 pm. They are closed on Sundays and Monday mornings.
The currency of Italy is the Euro, usually abbreviated in EUR or €. Money can be exchanged at Pisa International Airport, banks and at Exchange Offices. Credit Cards are widely accepted in restaurants, shops and hotels.
Banks are open from Monday to Friday from 08:30 am to 01:30 pm and from 02:30 pm to 04:00 pm.
Electricity in Italy is 220 V, 50 Hz and Italian earthed three-pin outlets are commonly used. In some installations, adaptors can also be used.
In September, warm and good weather can be expected. Please check this web page for updated weather forecasts.
For medical emergencies dial 118. To contact the Police dial 113