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Introduction to Pisa

Pisa, known for its incredible Leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazza del Duomo, and Parco Regionale Migliarino, San Rossore, Massaciuccoli, is a travel destination everyone should visit once in their lifetime. This city in Tuscany, Central Italy, has plenty of experiences to offer curious travelers. Home to a variety of natural beauty and architecture, a unique historical background, and a culture as rich as its population of 90,118 people, Pisa is truly one of the main highlights of Italy.

Easily accessible from the Pisa International airport, Pisa is the perfect base for a memorable and unique vacation in Italy. Travelers looking to experience the best of Italy often choose to stay in Pisa.

Get ready to explore and learn more about the city of Pisa below!

Top services in Pisa

Here on this page, you'll find all the top travel services in Pisa, Italy. Check out the cheapest and most popular flights offered by 328 airlines that fly to Italy. Browse the 183 top-rated tours available to you in Pisa. Compare the rates and services of the 7 types of places to stay in Pisa and the 16 car rental companies offering CDW insurance coverage. We make it easy for you to find and book the top services in Pisa.

Enjoy the convenience of planning and booking every detail of your trip to Pisa, including flights, accommodations, activities, and more, in one place. Book with Guide to Europe to get an expertly-curated and fully-customizable itinerary and experience the best of Pisa on your vacation in Italy.

Get answers to questions about the routes and services offered in Pisa from our free 24/7 customer support. Continue reading to learn how you can enjoy a stress-free and memorable vacation in the city of Pisa!

Learn more about Italy

There are many reasons to visit the city of Pisa, but a trip to Italy needs no explanation.

Exploring Italy, which spans 301,338 square kilometers, is an adventure of a lifetime. Italy offers an abundance of truly magical places to discover, including cultural, historic, and scenic sites of significant value to both locals and travelers.

As the home country of many world-famous attractions like the spectacular Leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazza del Duomo, and the Parco Regionale Migliarino, San Rossore, Massaciuccoli, you’re all set for a unique and memorable travel experience in Italy.

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What to see in Pisa

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Pisa has something for everyone. Regardless of age and interest, travelers have the best time exploring every corner of the city.

Read on to discover the best places to visit and find out what to expect from the city of Pisa.

Top attractions in Pisa

Home to plenty of top attractions, Pisa is more than just a wonderful city in Italy. Pisa is a travel hotspot and a great place to experience a mix of the traditional and modern culture of Italy.

One fascinating sight in Pisa is the unforgettable Leaning Tower of Pisa. Considered one of the most well-known attractions in the city, a visit to this spectacular travel destination is something you shouldn’t miss on your trip to Pisa. This remarkable attraction is located at Piazza del Duomo, 56126 Pisa PI, Italy and is open for visitors Monday - Sunday, between 09:00-18:00.

For more information about what you can expect during a vacation in Italy, check out our list of top attractions in Pisa below. Discover the best places to visit in Pisa, including the fascinating Leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazza del Duomo, Parco Regionale Migliarino, San Rossore, Massaciuccoli, Piazza dei Cavalieri, and Cattedrale di Pisa.

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Things to do in Pisa

Blue hour twilight with Duomo and world famous Leaning Tower travel background in Tuscany.

Enrich your travel experience in Pisa by joining tours and activities. Pisa offers an exciting selection of top-rated tours and it's easy for every traveler to find something to their liking. Take the opportunity to catch the top attractions on a tour, stay active with an adventurous excursion, or learn something new about the local history or culture of the city.

Discover the most popular experiences in Pisa below.

Most popular experiences in Pisa

Traveling is all about gaining new experiences. You can have that and more in the city of Pisa.

Pisa offers numerous tours and activities for travelers to choose from. Historical Tours, Walking Tours, and Bus Tours are only a few of the many experiences you can book for your holiday in Italy.

Explore the most popular experiences you can join in Pisa by clicking on one of the top-rated tour categories below.

Top tours & tickets starting in Pisa

Travelers in Pisa can choose from 18 categories of top-rated tours and tickets. If you're curious about what the most frequently recommended experiences in the city are, Tours by vehicle is the answer.

The most popular tour in Pisa is the fantastic Chianti Half-day Wine Tour in the Tuscan's Hills from Pisa. By joining this highly recommended tour, travelers get to learn more about what makes Pisa one of the best travel destinations in Italy.

Pisa also offers plenty of budget-friendly tours and activities that promise travelers a unique experience in the city. The affordable FreeTour Pisa is the cheapest tour in the city, and is a popular Historical Tour. This experience costs around 3 EUR and allows travelers a great time in Pisa. This Historical Tour is available in 1 language: English. Around 3 travelers have given this activity an average rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Discover the best things to do in Pisa. Choose from 183 fantastic tours and activities available in the city.

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Vacation packages in Pisa

Landscape with Pisa old town and Arno river, Tuscany, Italy.

The best and easiest way to visit Pisa is by booking a vacation package. A vacation package includes everything you need for a worry-free and perfectly planned holiday in Italy.

Booking a vacation package to Pisa means spending less time planning and more time enjoying your vacation. A vacation package includes everything from flight tickets, accomodation, and a rental car, to 24/7 personal travel support and a carefully planned travel itinerary. You can also take your vacation in Pisa to the next level by adding tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your trip.

Apart from providing you with everything you need to travel comfortably, your vacation package to Pisa is also fully customizable. In other words, you can add or remove services at your own convenience, to create the perfect vacation for you and your travel companions.

On our website, you will find 6 unique vacation packages to Pisa, including flight tickets, hotel reservations, and recommendations for the best sightseeing spots, restaurants, bars, and activities.

Continue to the next section to learn more about what types of vacations you can book in the city of Pisa.

Popular types of vacations in Pisa

The most popular way to experience Pisa is by visiting the city as part of a road trip across multiple destinations in Italy. However, it is also common for travelers to go to Pisa on both shorter and longer getaways, to get a break from everyday life, relax, and experience something new.

With Guide to Europe you can find road trips, city breaks, and weekend getaways in Italy, ranging from budget to luxury. Whether you’re planning a multi-day road trip across Italy, or you just want to enjoy a few days exploring Pisa, there is a vacation package for you.

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Top vacation packages in Pisa

Travelers have a great selection of vacation packages to choose from in Italy. In fact, you can choose from as many as 6 different top-rated vacation packages to take you to Pisa, and even more if you expand your search to include a bigger area of Italy.

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Find vacation packages in Pisa

Discover and compare 6 vacation packages that take you to the wonderful city of Pisa.

The best flights, hotels, and activities in Pisa get fully booked quickly. Use the search tool below to find the best vacation packages in Italy. Your customized holiday package to Pisa is only a few clicks away!

How to get to Pisa

To get to the city of Pisa the fastest way possible, travelers from outside Italy can travel by plane. International travelers can fly to Pisa by booking flights with any of the 26 airlines that offer direct flights to Pisa International airport. Some airlines that operate flights to Pisa International airport are Ryanair, Air China, Azul, United Airlines, and LATAM Airlines. Go to this page to compare all flights to Pisa.

To reach the city of Pisa, travelers can choose from various airport transfer options available at Pisa International airport.

If you're looking for the best flight ticket deals to Pisa, knowing the cheapest travel time and which airlines offer the most affordable flights is helpful. Luckily, we have this information for you. Discover more about the cheapest and most popular flights to Pisa International airport and Pisa below.

Find cheap flights to Pisa

 Tourists and locals enjoy a sunny day on the Corso Italia, the main shopping and dining street through the Tuscan city of Pisa, Italy.

Over the years, more airlines have started offering flexible and direct flights to Pisa, making it one of the most accessible travel destinations in Italy. However, it is usually cheaper to fly to Pisa, Italy, in May.

The cheapest one-way flight to Pisa costs around 18 EUR and is offered by the airline Ryanair. The flight leaves on May 25 at 2 and departs from Malta International airport in Valletta, Malta.

The cheapest round-trip flights to Pisa cost approximately 20 EUR in total. The departure flight leaves on June 6 and the return flight is scheduled on June 16. The flight time is around 2 hours per way.

The return flight is operated by Brindisi.

Use the search tool below to find the cheapest flights to Italy and the city of Pisa from your city of departure.

Popular flights to Pisa

Travelers visiting Pisa in Italy can fly to Pisa International airport directly from 1577 destinations worldwide.

The three most popular routes to Pisa International airport and the city of Pisa in Italy depart from Pisa International airport in Pisa, Italy, Greenville–Spartanburg International airport in Greenville, the United States, and Norman Manley International airport in Kingston, Jamaica.

Travelers can fly to Italy by choosing from from 1 weekly flight(s) from Pisa; from 1 weekly flight(s) from Greenville; and from 3 weekly flight(s) from Kingston.

The airline that operates most flights to Italy is Lanmei Airlines. Lanmei Airlines offers 1 scheduled flight routes to Italy.

Discover the most popular flights to Pisa below. Click to view flights to Pisa, Italy from destinations all across the globe.

Where to stay in Pisa

Gothic church of Santa Maria della Spina, built around 1230 in the Pisan Gothic style.

An essential factor to consider when traveling to a new place or country is accommodation. While visiting a city as fantastic as Pisa is always exciting, any avid traveler knows that accommodations often make or break the vacation experience.

The best place to stay in Pisa usually depends on travelers' needs and preferences. However, booking accommodation in downtown Pisa offers a ton of benefits.

Staying at the heart of the city allows you to easily walk to many of the top sights and dining areas in Pisa and cut down on your travel expenses. Centrally-located accommodations are also an excellent choice for travelers in Pisa planning to go on a quick tour or drive to the neighboring regions.

In Pisa, you'll find 7 different types of places to stay catering to every taste, budget, and reason for travel. For example, honeymooners or travelers on a romantic getaway in Italy can experience the ultimate relaxation at one of the 5-star or 4-star hotels in Pisa. Travelers whose purpose is sightseeing can also find plenty of mid-range hotels to budget-friendly accommodations in the city, allowing access to many of the top attractions in Pisa.

Learn more about the most popular places to stay and the top-rated hotels in Pisa in the next sections.

Popular types of accommodation in Pisa

A trip to the fascinating Pisa, Italy, means opportunities to relax at any of the 7 different types of places to stay in the city. Overall, travelers can choose from the following: 187 hotels, 184 vacation rental apartments, 49 guesthouses, 47 cottages, 41 bed & breakfasts, 2 resorts and 1 hostel. While each type offers varying amenities and rates, there is no denying that Pisa provides a great selection of lodging options ready to cater to every kind of guest.

Among all these choices available in the city, Hotel Repubblica Marinara is one of the top picks of travelers in Pisa.

The hotel is located at Via Matteucci 81 and boasts many great utilities, including Air conditioning, Restaurant, and Free Wi-Fi.

Budget accommodations are also incredibly popular among travelers in Pisa. Cheaper alternatives allow travelers to save on accommodation costs and have more to spend on other experiences.

In Pisa, travelers looking for an economical yet top-rated place to stay usually choose Villa Kinzica. For approximately 48 EUR, guests can book a comfortable Double Room at this popular hotel.

Below is a list of all 7 different types of places to stay in Pisa. Select the type you prefer to compare options under each category and find the best accommodation.

Top hotels in Pisa

Hotels are travelers' go-to accommodations in Pisa for the unique experience they provide. So if you're the kind of traveler who prefers staying at hotels, you'll be glad to know that the city is home to around 511 hotels.

Besides offering basic amenities, many hotels in Pisa provide meals and extras, such as shuttle services, spa facilities, tour desks, and other services. But because not all hotels in Pisa are created equal, finding the best in the city often requires careful research. For your convenience, we've done all the research to make it easier for you to check out all the top hotels in Pisa.

Toscana Charme Resort offers the most luxurious rooms and is perfect for travelers looking for the ultimate 5-star hotel experience in Pisa. If comfort, convenience, and affordability are your non-negotiables, check out Hotel Repubblica Marinara , the top 4-star hotel in the city. When all you need is a pleasant place to rest and sleep in between your activities in Pisa, the highest-rated 3-star hotel, Hotel Royal Victoria, is for you.

Below is our hand-picked list of the best hotels in the Pisa. Travelers are encouraged to book early as these hotels quickly reach capacity.

Click the arrows or swipe the list to see each hotel's ratings, reviews, locations, rates, and more. You can read detailed descriptions of each hotel by clicking the cards.


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Use the Accommodation Search tool below to find available stays in the city of Pisa on specific dates. This handy feature also allows you to compare prices and amenities.

Enter the preferred check-in and check-out dates. Then, select the number of guests and rooms. Click the Search button to find all the available hotels and places to stay in the city of Pisa that match the information provided.

Car rental in Pisa

Building in botanical garden of Pisa (Orto botanico di Pisa) in Italy

Experience the freedom and convenience of a self-drive vacation by renting a car for your adventures in Pisa. Pisa has 16 car rental companies ready to provide you with the perfect vehicle for your travels.

Automatic cars for rent in Pisa start from 20.19 EUR per day or 141.34 EUR per week. The cheapest automatic rental car is a Peugeot 208 Automatic.

If you prefer driving a manual car, you’ll find multiple options for rent in Pisa, starting from 10.58 EUR per day or 74.04 EUR per week. The cheapest manual rental car is a Citroen C1.

Learn more about the different types of cars you can rent in Pisa, Italy, below.

Popular types of car rental in Pisa

Discover and choose from our broad range of popular car rental options in the city of Pisa to find the best car for your travel plans. Travelers in Pisa can choose from small cars, medium cars, large cars, estate cars, mini vans, SUVs, convertibles, premium cars, camper vans, mini campers, vans, cars. All car rentals come with CDW insurance for added protection throughout your trip.

Renting a car is a popular choice among travelers who want to explore Italy at their own pace. The most popular type of car rental among small groups of travelers in Pisa is a TopLevel.

Another very popular type of car to rent in Pisa is a TopLevel. This car is particularly popular among couples and solo travelers touring the city of Pisa.

Check out all options available in Pisa and book the car rental for your upcoming adventures in Italy below.

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Get ready to hit the road and explore the beautiful city of Pisa. Find the best deals on a variety of popular car rentals in Pisa, Italy, or any other destination in Europe by using the search tool below.

Enter your pick-up and drop-off location, driver's age, and dates. Click the green button to view your options.

Popular destinations to visit after Pisa

Photo of Tourists at the Primatial Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary in Pisa.

The city of Pisa is just one of the many unique and scenic destinations you can visit in Italy. So if you're itching for another cultural adventure, a relaxing road trip, an action-filled city break, or a memorable weekend getaway, know that Italy has it all.

Italy is calling, and the country is asking you to experience its culture and diversity to the fullest! Take the opportunity to visit other captivating places in Italy that are as magical as the city of Pisa. The most popular travel destinations in Italy are listed below. Click on the name of the place you want to explore next to learn more about it.

All the best destinations in Italy

When unsure of where to go next, use the map below. This map shows the locations of all the best destinations in Italy. Use the map to plan your trip and find the best routes.

Domestic flights from Pisa

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A taste of Italy through a visit to Pisa can often reignite a traveler's passion for adventure. When this happens, the best way to satisfy this wanderlust is to book a domestic flight from Pisa to another remarkable destination in Italy.

To begin your search for the best or cheapest flights from the city of Pisa to other spectacular locations in Italy, jump to the last section of this travel guide.

Popular domestic flights from Pisa

Travelers in Italy can catch flights to domestic airports in Lamezia Terme, Palermo, Comiso, Rome, and Milan. Domestic flights in Italy are operated by 8 airlines: Ryanair, easyJet, Jet2, British Airways, and Transavia. There are around 43 scheduled flight routes operating to Pisa on a weekly basis.

From Pisa, travelers can book scheduled flights to 23 domestic destinations. The most popular flights from Pisa depart to many top-rated destinations in Italy and are offered by Ryanair, easyJet, and Jet2.

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Traveling to another city or region in Italy? Use the flight search tool below to quickly find the cheapest one-way or round-trip flights from Pisa to different local destinations.

Enter all the necessary information and click or tap on the Search button to see a list of the available domestic flights in Italy on the selected dates.

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