Excursion to Pisa15 Mar 2015

Excursion to Pisa

Pisa, home of the famous Leaning Tower, is more or less one hour by car from Florence. That makes it a very attractive destination for a one-day trip. If you also want to know something else about Leonardo da Vinci, you should go to the Leonardo Museum that we talked about in the last post. If you haven’t been to Pisa yet, maybe you’ll find a good surprise. Thinking about Pisa is thinking about its

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Basilica of Santa Croce4 Mar 2015

Basilica of Santa Croce

The Basilica of Santa Croce is almost a mandatory visit in Florence. It’s 500 meters to the East from Piazza della Signoria, through the narrow alleys of the old town. This is Florence’s second biggest church, right after the cathedral. It is 115 m. long and 38 m. wide.

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