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Free Things To Do In Pisa

Pisa is one of the most interesting cities to visit. Although it’s mostly famous for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, there are several other attractions that are worth checking out in this Italian city. If you’re trying to save money on your trip, there are lots of cheap things to do in Pisa that will surely keep even the most budget travellers entertained.

Although some of the attractions in Pisa will require a fee, there are other free things to do in Pisa that cater to those who are traveling on a budget. For instance, museum buffs will surely have a great time at the free museums in Pisa, which includes the Palazzo Blu. Some other free attractions in Pisa include the Duomo Pisa, Basilica Romanica di San Piero a Grado, Luminara di San Ranieri, Murale Tuttamondo di Keith Haring, and the Giardino Scotto.

Depending on the time of your visit, there are so many things that you can do in Pisa without spending a single cent. For instance, one of the free things to do in Pisa this summer is to check out the Piazza dei Miracoli, a large open space surrounded with beautifully decorated buildings. To those who are traveling with family, one of the free things to do in Pisa with kids is to take a walk along a charming park called the Giardino Scotto. This place has well appointed playground facilities that your little ones will love.

So if you need help in planning for your budget trip to Pisa, then you better check out this list of free things to do in Pisa.

Free Attractions in Pisa

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Duomo Pisa

Duomo Pisa is the city’s cathedral and is one of the four iconic sites of the Piazza dei Miracoli, along with the Leaning Tower, the Battistero and Camposanto. All are of great architectural and historical significance. You certainly can’t visit the Piazza without going inside the Cathedral; beyond the sumptuous marble facade is a treasure trove of priceless artworks topped by a magnificent frescoed dome.

The Cathedral was started...

Monumental Complex of Pisa Cathedral Square

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  • This is a skipping - the - line ticket into the first and foremost place of worship and prayer in the City of Pisa.
  • An ideal tour for all first - time visitors in Pisa to see all the monuments in the square as well as hear interesting facts about the iconic landmarks.
  • Also a visit to iconic museums like the Monumental
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Luminara di San Ranieri

This festival, which takes place on the night of June 16th to celebrate the eve of the feast day of Pisa’s patron saint, sees the entire city come alive with lights, music and fireworks. Every light is switched off and the city is illuminated by thousands of candles, placed at every door, window and bridge along the River Arno. The result is simply breathtaking, especially when you consider the reflection of lights created in the...

Leaning Tower of Pisa Entry Ticket

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  • The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most famous monuments of Italy and is well-known worldwide. Experience the thrill of climbing the 294 steps of the spiral staircase of the Leaning Tower. You will slowly rise above Pisa's vast Piazza dei Miracoli where you can enjoy the incredible...read more
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Basilica Romanica di San Piero a Grado

This beautiful church is located some 7km west of the city centre. Its history is intricately linked to that of St Peter; legend has it that this is where he arrived in Pisa from Antiochia in the port that once existed here, in 44AD.

It’s also said that Peter gave his first mass here; a church was built on the same spot in the 4th century. The present structure dates from the 10th century. The exterior is distinguished by its ceramic...

Skip the line: Tower of Pisa & Cathedral w/ Self-Guided Tour App

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  • With this ticket you will have fast-track access to both venues, thus saving plenty of precious time in Tuscany.

    The leaning tower is definitely a must-visit. Looking stunning from the outside, it gives a perfect view of the city, if you ascend it.

    As for the Cathedral, it is one of the most impressive churches in Tuscany. The...read more
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Murale Tuttamondo di Keith Haring

This fascinating and vibrant mural represents something totally different to see, compared to the other older attractions in Pisa. It can be found on the south wall of the church of St Anthony.

The mural shows 30 colourful, boldly drawn figures which seem to be in a state of constant movement. There are many allegories and meanings to be found in the painting, of a religious and political nature; it is open to different interpretations...

Pasta Factory Tour and Pisa

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  • This tour offer the opportunity to visit a real pasta factory, so you will learn all the process and secrets of pasta making. At the end you can take away your own pasta! An option with lunch is possible. On the way back to the ship we can add a stop i n Pisa to see the Leaning...read more
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Piazza dei Cavalieri

This large open space, not far from the Piazza dei Miracoli, is worth a visit to see the beautifully decorated buildings.

The piazza has quite a long and colourful history, which is worth digging into. In medieval times, it was the hub of political life in Pisa, carrying on this role from when the Forum occupied the space in Roman times.

In 1558, the Square was rebuilt in Renaissance style, and derives its current name from this...

Tower of Pisa & Cathedral with All Museum Reserved Entrance

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  • The tower's construction began in 1172 and was completed in three stages over a period of 199 years. The tower, along with the nearby cathedral, baptistery, and cemetery, was designated as part of the Piazza del Duomo UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

    This ticket allows you to visit all of the open monuments and museums in the square...read more
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Museo Delle Aviotruppe

The Italian paratroopers museum spans 15 rooms with around 3,000 items of diverse memorabilia on display ranging from uniforms and medals to documents, paintings, and weapons. See 5 centuries of the Italian paratroopers history from the times of Leonardo da Vinci through WWII right up to the modern day with the advent of sports parachuting.

Opening Hours : Tuesday-Saturday 9:30am-12:30pm and...

Cinque Terre tour in Small Group from Pisa

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  • Spend a day discovering the picturesque villages which make up the Cinque Terre National Park.
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Small Group Pisa Day Trip to Siena and San Gimignano Including Wine Tasting

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  • This is a fun - filled day trip to these scenic and charming Italian towns, Siena and San Gimignano exploring every bits of their spectacular sites and landmarks.
  • A cruise round the Medieval streets and regions that comprise of Siena and San Gimignano cities as your guide tells you the history of each attraction and their effect in
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The best of Lucca and Pisa tour

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  • The driver will share his knowledge to you with passion and caring attitude
    Leaning tower square - Pisa

    Lucca historic center

    Lucca landscape 

    piazza san...read more

Cinque Terre and Pisa full day 12 hours

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  • - 8 am pick up at the hotel in Florence city or where the client prefer to start the tours from Florence city.
    - Drive until Manarola (about 2 hours drive) that is the 2nd village of Cinque Terre and here the client is free to walk around the Cinque Terre moving by the local train or by the local ferry.
    - 4 pm meet the driver on the same...read more

Skip-the-Line Pisa Leaning Tower & Street Food Tour With Local Guide

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  • The Ancient Maritime Republic of Pisa has a fascinating history and in the company of your own guide you will learn so much about this intriguing Tuscan city. The city has developed around the gulfs of the Arno from where there is the beautiful perspective of the Lungarni. It has some amazing ducal buildings as well as Romanesque and Gothic style...read more

The best of Pisa: a self-guided audio tour from Tuttomondo to the Leaning Tower

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  • Escape the typical tourist itineraries and experience Pisa like a Pisan! There is so much more to see here than the Leaning Tower.

    The tour starts at Plaza Vittorio Emanuele II. From there, we’ll go to Keith Haring’s imposing "Tuttomondo" mural, a symbol of peace and harmony. We’ll walk along Corso Italia next. It’s one of the...read more

Supertuscan wine day tour from Livorno, Lucca, Pisa or Piombino

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  • Everybody knows and loves Super Tuscans! But where does this word come from? This term was coined in the early 1980’s to describe a red blend from Tuscany, with the use of wine grapes that are not only indigenous to Italy, particularly Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah!

    The tour departs at 8.30 am from your hotel/harbour in Livorno,...read more

Pisa and Florence with Driver Private Shore Excursion fror Cruisers

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  • Pick up right in front of your ship in Livorno will give you the opportunity to travel into the heart of Tuscany and visit these top destinations: Pisa to admire the famous “leaning tower of Pisa” and Florence, the birthplace of Renaissance.
    There is more to Pisa than just the iconic “Leaning Tower of Pisa” known as one of Italy’s...read more
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