Although located within the Piazza dei Miracoli, the Pisa Baptistery is a worthy attraction in its own right. This structure was created around the same time as the Campanile and was built to replace the old original baptistery. This immense structure stands at 54m high and has a gorgeous exterior design with many different statues, […]

This is by en-large the main reason people visit Pisa and is a structure that is known worldwide. The Campanile or bell tower of Pisa Cathedral is a beautiful structure in its own right, but it has been made famous by its noticeable tilt. Constructed in the 12th century after the cathedral, it was soon […]

This Cathedral is sometimes overshadowed by the leaning tower, but it is a beautiful structure in its own right and is an absolute must when visiting Pisa. Construction on this amazing cathedral was started in the 11th century and it was completed in 1092. The front façade of the cathedral is truly ornate with a […]

For those wishing to visit Pisa, this city has a fantastic array of beautiful historical buildings and indeed it boasts over 20 historical churches. Furthermore Pisa has some world class museums and beautiful scenery along the banks of the River Arno. This historical city is worth much more than just a fleeting visit and serves […]

The University of Pisa is an Italian public research university located in Pisa, Italy. It was founded in 1343 by an edict of Pope Clement VI. It is the 19th oldest extant university in the world and the 10th oldest in Italy. The university is ranked within the top 10 nationally and the top 400 […]

Gilera is an Italian motorcycle manufacturer founded in Arcore in 1909 by Giuseppe Gilera. In 1969, the company was purchased by Piaggio.

Vespa is an Italian brand of scooter manufactured by Piaggio. The name means wasp in Italian. The Vespa has evolved from a single model motor scooter manufactured in 1946 by Piaggio & Co. S.p.A. of Pontedera, Italy to a full line of scooters and one of seven companies today owned by Piaggio. From their inception, […]