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Pisa | Tuscan Delicacies

Tuscan food tends to be simple, almost rustic, but is always made from the best ingredients. Most famous is the typically unsalted Tuscan bread (pane sciocco). Stories suggest that the lack of salt is the result of a trade dispute between Pisa and Florence. Read More

Pisa | The Infamous City

Yes, it’s famous. In fact, it’s infamous; that inclined tower has become the symbol not just of Pisa but an iconic image of Italy itself. But Pisa proves it isn’t a one-trick pony; there is much more to the city than its tilted tower.Read More

Pisa | Italy’s Iconic City

Pisa was a major Roman port, but the Arno River has since silted up, leaving it 10 kilometers inland. In 1063, Pisa's navy was instrumental in defeating the Saracens at Messina and Palermo, beginning Pisa's rise to control Mediterranean shipping.Read More