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“Half day trip”
Review of Pisa

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Idaho
Level 6 Contributor
122 reviews
60 helpful votes
“Half day trip”
Reviewed September 28, 2007

A very pleasant city for a half day trip. We stayed there for several days and that was a mistake. Select a smaller city such as Lucca and either drive or take the train for addional day trips.

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5 Thank BPD501
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Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
“Boring....”
Reviewed August 16, 2007

You don`t have to stay in Pisa for several days. You can visit it for a daytrip and see the famous tower.
It`s a very quiet city, we stayed there for 4 days, and not until the last evening we "found" some other people, who also was having dinner in the evening. (You`ll find them at the same side of the river as the tower, but walk towards the other bridge).
We stayed very near the train station, so it was practical to take a daytrip from Pisa. We went to Viareggio, a lovely town by the sea.

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5 Thank Nille68
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new jersey
Level 6 Contributor
92 reviews
57 helpful votes
“Pisa”
Reviewed June 21, 2007

Pisa is only 25 minutes by train from Lucca.

We did pretty much what everyone said on the reviews. We went there, took our picture and back on the train to Lucca.

Pisa had a river with buildings surrounding it like Florence except run down.

I can't even say "if you are passing by, stop to see the Leaning Tower".

Venice has a church with a leaning town much nicer than this. If I had known that, I would not had wasted my 2 hours going to Pisa.

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7 Thank jacers1
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Liverpool
2 reviews
9 helpful votes
“My favourite place in Italy”
Reviewed February 4, 2007

Travelled on a 3 night week-end using low frills airlines and stayed at the Grand Duomo Hotel for two nights and the Hotel terninus Plaza the 3rd night.
Great city to visit. Not big in size like Rome or Florence but enough to see and do for a week-end. Don't stick to the main streets with all the daytrippers from the cruise ships in nearby Livorno.
Very cheap place to eat and the house wine in a nice restaurant is only 8 euros a litre.
Go to Lucca on the train or even Florence is only 75 mins away.
Well worth a visit.

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8 Thank flyme2themoon
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Suwanee, GA
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
33 helpful votes
“If you stay 2 hours, you were here too long”
Reviewed March 15, 2003

Pisa is one of those towns that has one attraction. If your in Florence, spend the $3 and take the train to see this little gem. Don't waste $16 walking to the top of the Tower of Pisa, instead spend $2 and walk through the Duomo (next to the tower) This is worth your money and time to stop in the city. Best best. Take the bus from the train station. You'll be dropped off in front of the the tower. If you hurry the next train leaves in 30 minutes. Instead of heading back to Florence, go to Lucca and spend the rest of your afternoon here. Its a wonderful town with a wonder area to walk around and see the sites. Enjoy!

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14 Thank glenn S
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