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Region: Tuscany
Saturday, June 9


chiantiback

Cost: 85€

The Leaning Tower has made Pisa famous all over the world, but this is not the only site worth visiting in this Tuscan town. This Field Learning activity will allow students to visit a number of historical and artistic sites in Pisa, often neglected during a day trip to Pisa. A guided visit of the city center and a leisurely walk along the Arno will allow students to discover the city’s numerous hidden gems. In addition to visiting the Piazza dei Miracoli and its Cathedral, Baptistery, Bell Tower, and Camposanto Monumentale, students will also visit the Orto e Museo Botanico at the University of Pisa.

Itinerary: 

Early departure from Florence to Pisa, guided visit of Pisa city center and main sites (including the Duomo and Baptistery). Guided visit to Pisa’s botanical gardens, time to work on FL assignment and free time. Return to Florence in the early evening. 

The activity includes: 

  • Round-trip transportation 
  • Entry fees and guided visit of selected sites
  • Field learning staff on-site
  • Insurance

The activity does not include: 

  • Meals not listed above
  • Entrance fees or costs associated to sites/activities visited on own 

Learning outcomes:

  • Familiarize with the history of Pisa and the wider Tuscan region
  • Assess the achievements of Renaissance architecture outside Florence
  • Trace the origins of many aspects of Western European culture and of modern Western society in general
  • Place artworks and other archaeological evidence in the context that created them
  • Gain a broader knowledge of food and products that are unique to the Italian territory, history, and culture

Payment deadline: 
Wed, June 6


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