Pisa rises on the left side of the Arno river, 15 km away from the coastline. It is the main town of the Pisa province and it is worldwide famous for its wonderful Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral Square (1987 Unesco Heritage) and above all for the Leaning Tower.
Pisa is also full of many other treasures to be discovered, such as historical buildings, squares, museums and its characteristic Lungarni (walk paths along the river).
The particularity of Pisa, which makes it very accessible to tourists, is that the major monuments and the places of interest are situated in the town-centre and easily reachable by foot. Walking along the streets of the centre you will feel that old-times atmosphere.
The Pisa province offers a wonderful natural heritage too: you can visit the Migliarino – San Rossore Natural Park, the Massaciuccoli Lake, the Pisan Mounts, the Pisan hills and the coastside, Marina di Vecchiano, Marina di Pisa, Tirrenia.
The thermal areas are worldwide known as well, such as Casciana Terme, San Giuliano Terme and Uliveto Terme, which are situated amid the unspoilt olive groves.
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