Guided tour of Volterra
Volterra is a jewel of Etruscan, Medieval and Renaissance art.
It dominates the Val di Cecina from the top of a 550 m. above the sea level hill to the coast line.
History left its signs with continuity through artistic and monumental testimonies: a walk will start from the [...]
Guided tour of the Carthusian Monastery
Our guided tour will start with the visit of the Carthusian monastic complex founded in the 14th Century where the medieval architectural lines are interwoven with those from the Renaissance and those from the 18th Century in a continuous game of optical illusion.
A stroll through the Frederick the 2nd City: it was the scene of bloody battles between Pisa and Florence. We will discover spiritual and civil places existing since the Middle Ages, such as the fourteenth century Via Angelica, the Republic Square, the Dome, the Museum of Arte Sacra and the Tower of Frederick the [...]
Following the trail of the ancient Pisan port, where the sea meets the Arno’s sweet water, we will piece together the story of the path walked by the apostle Saint Peter to arrive in Italy in 43 A.D. The Saint Peter basilica, from the 5th – 12th Century, probably was the first testimony of [...]
Vicopisano’s origins probably date back to the Etruscan times but the life in the village started in the 10th Century. It was born in the place where the two rivers, Arno and Auser, met: they were important for the economy and the communication of the two main cities in the nearby area: Pisa and [...]
We recognize Peccioli from a distance thanks to the standing 19th Century bell tower by Bellincioni up on the red roofs. The main street goes from the so called Pisana door to the Volterrana one as the village is between Pisa and Volterra: two Etruscan cities.
Archaeology Museum is dedicated to [...]
We will visit the old town of Pisa through an itinerary that will lead us through the workshops of the artisans to discover their stories, their instruments, their techniques and materials.
We will discover the secrets of the creative process: from the idea to its representation.
Along the walk we will imagine how Pisa [...]