Pisa is one of the most famous cities in Italy, largely because of its Leaning Tower, but there are plenty more reasons to book cheap flights to Pisa, Italy. Pisa is considered the gateway to Tuscany and is just 20 minutes away from the Ligurian Sea and close to Florence, Livorno and the port city of La Spezia. Read on to find out more about this beautiful destination.
When to book cheap flights to Pisa
The most popular time to fly to Pisa is from June to September. Temperatures peak at 30°C during the hottest months of July and August so if you want to avoid the crowds and explore the city in more comfortable temperatures then book Pisa cheap flights between October and March. Accommodation is usually cheaper in spring and autumn too making it an ideal time to plan your cheap Pisa flights. Need a place to stay while you’re in Pisa? Search Ryanair Rooms for an excellent selection of hotels, apartments and places to stay in Pisa.
What to see in Pisa
The most famous attraction in Pisa is without doubt its Leaning Tower. This wonky wonder of medieval engineering isn’t the only reason to fly to Pisa however. Pisa’s Duomo, a massive cathedral beside the tower is well worth touring too. To the other side of the tower you’ll find the Baptistery which is the largest of its kind in Italy. It has jaw dropping acoustics, which staff can sometimes be persuaded into showcasing.
With the savings you’ve made on your cheap Pisa flights, you can afford to indulge in some retail therapy. Head to Borgo Stretto for an excellent selection of clothing stores and boutiques.
For a bonus spot of art and culture, check out Keith Haring’s famous Tuttomondo mural on Via Riccardo Zandonai.
Most of Pisa’s main attractions are located around Piazza Dei Miracoli so you can easily move from sight to sight by foot. If you aren’t staying near the Piazza Dei Miracoli there are a number of bus services that stop close by. The bus station is located just outside Pisa’s railway station. You can walk to the Leaning Tower of Pisa from the railway station in about 20 minutes. The city of Pisa is quite close to Pisa International airport too and you can reach it by car in around 20 minutes once your cheap flights to Pisa arrive. Planning a road trip through Tuscany? Check out Ryanair Car Hire for great value deals on car hire in Pisa and Tuscany.
What to eat in Pisa
As one of the tourism capitals of Italy, you’ll find the city offers a good selection of cafes and restaurants offering traditional Tuscan cuisine as well as pizza and pasta dishes.
For more tips on what to see, do and eat in Pisa and Tuscany, check out our Pisa guides on Try Somewhere New.