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GUIDED TOURS

CITY GRAND TOUR 2016

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MAY

May 8th at 5 p.m.
PERFORMED GUIDED TOUR Arts&Flavours Pisa Zero Barriers
A walk in the city open to those who have limited motor skills or forced on a wheelchair. From the Miracles’ square to the twisted alleys of Sant’Omobono, enjoying the delights of Pisa with eyes and taste. All without barriers.
Where: meeting the arch of Porta Nuova, Miracles’ square
How much: € 12 Adults; € 5,00 disabled; € 15,00 disabled person and carer
(Tasting included) – Reservations required
In collaboration with the Association Happy Wheels

May 22th at 10.30 am and 3.30 pm
GUIDED TOUR ‘The pisan hidden gardens’
Two guided tours to discover the hidden gardens in the city, special opening in occasion of the ‘Tuscany Exclusive’ day, organized by A.D.S.I.
Where: Meeting at the Fountain of the Putti in the Miracles’ square
How much: € 10.00 non-members, members of City Grand Tour € 5.00, free for children under 14 years – Reservations required
In collaboration with the Cultural Association Città Nascosta and A.D.S.I

May 27th at 4 p.m.
GUIDED TOUR: Pisorno-Cosmopolitan and the cinema in Pisa
A journey to discover the cinema locations in occasion of the great exhibition at Palazzo Blu ‘Tirrenia city of cinema, Pisorno-Cosmopolitan 1934-1968’. After a stroll through the exhibition spaces we will continue our tour in the old town to discover the locations immortalized by the great Italian and foreign directors who have made Pisa one of the cities of European cinema.
The tour will end with the game The Plotters, a glass of wine and some goodness.
Where: meeting point in front of Palazzo Blu
How much: € 13.00 non-members; € 8.00 Free members under 14 – Reservations required

May 28th at 3.30
PERFORMED TOUR The last hours of Ugolino
A guided tour with a famous person of the Pisan civitas, the Count Ugolino della Gherardesca. We will build together the critical phases of its history: from the Meloria battle to his death in the Hunger Tower. At the end we will see the reenactment of the Mazzascudo, walking through a medieval marketplace.
Where: meeting at the Gualandi Arch, in Piazza dei Cavalieri
How much: € 5.00, free for children under 14 years
in collaboration with the Association Ordo Civitas Pisarum

JUNE

June 10th at 6 p.m.
BOOK LAUNCH ‘The three ages of Pisa. The Pisan New Year and the passage of time’ (Second volume ‘a giro per Pisa’, Marchetti Editore)
The guided tour will retrace part of the route and of the stories told in the book. We will conclude the evening with a home-cooked dinner.
Where: Spaziobono9 in Piazza Sant’Omobono
How much: € 30.00 (guided tour + dinner + Volume II of A giro per Pisa)
Reservations required

June 19th at 7 p.m. and at 7.45 p.m.
GUIDED TOURS at the DINNER IN WHITE
A short journey in the magical place where dinner will take place. Guided tours will be in Italian and English, depending on the participants and will last about half an hour.
Where: surprise …
How much: Free

JULY

July 10th at 4.30 p.m.
BOAT RIDE AND BOOK LAUNCH ON THE RIVER ARNO of volume III ‘A giro per Pisa’ (Marchetti Editore): Stories from the boat
Book launch and itinerary by boat along the river Arno. From the Roncioni stopover to the mouth of the river to celebrate the ‘Marriage to the sea’: an ancient tradition that marked a spiritual agreement between the city and the sea. Thanks to the Association StilePisano’s contribution that will perform the ritual throwing. All seasoned with anecdotes and stories of old crafts.
Where: Roncioni stopover, Lungarno Mediceo
How much: € 10.00 adults, € 5.00 children from 6 to 14 years old (limited places), free for children under 6 years
Reservations required In collaboration with the Society of StilePisano

July 20th and 21st at 8 p.m.
PERFORMED GHOST TOUR AND DINNER IN VILLA
An itinerary in search of Teresa’s ghost and of a man who inspired Mary Shelley in creating Frankenstein. After last year’s success the theatre ghost tour is back in the splendid Villa di Corliano.
In collaboration with Andrea Valtriani, author of the book ‘Ghosts in Pisa’ who will tell us about his experience of Ghost Hunter and… we do not reveal more
Where: Villa Corliano,
How much: € 35.00 (limited spaces)
(includes guided tour and dinner)
Reservations required

AUGUST

August 18th at 8 p.m.
PERFORMED GHOST TOUR AND DINNER IN VILLA
An itinerary in search of Teresa’s ghost and of a man who inspired Mary Shelley in creating Frankenstein. After last year’s success the theatre ghost tour is back in the splendid Villa di Corliano.
In collaboration with Andrea Valtriani, author of the book ‘Ghosts in Pisa’ who will tell us about his experience of Ghost Hunter and … well, we do not reveal more.
Where: Villa Corliano,
How much: € 35.00 (limited spaces) (includes guided tour and dinner)
Reservations required

SEPTEMBER

September 25th at 10:30 a.m.
PERFORMED TOUR – THE GRASSY PATH VIII edition at the Certosa
In occasion of the 650 years since the founding of the Certosa di Pisa in Calci, we will live together fairytale experience inside and outside spaces of the Carthusian monastery. Characters and ghosts will help you discover the ancient legends of the Val Graziosa territory.
Followed by a convivial picnic in the shade of olive trees Nicosia.
(Fresh fruit and water will be offered by City Grand Tour)
Where: Charterhouse of Pisa, Calci
How much: € 15.00 non-members; € 12.00 members; € 5.00 up to 18 years; Free up to 14 years (admission included in Certosa)

OCTOBER

October 15th at 4 p.m.
THEATRE TOUR Love and power in Kinzica cross the bridge and continues with The Three Ages of Pisa
Itinerary that combines the first two volumes of the series A giro per Pisa (Marchetti Editore). Starting from the church of St. Martin we will discover the holy Pisan Bona and Ubaldesca, the lady Maria Mancini Colonna and the legendary Kinzica then cross the Ponte di Mezzo and continue the journey on the traces of The Three Ages of Pisa (II volume A giro per Pisa). Along Borgo Stretto we will discover how the mercantile area developed in the fourteenth century, and then jump in the sixteenth century in Piazza dei Cavalieri to conclude the stroll in the Middle Ages in the Miracles’ square, who will we meet along the promenade?
Where: in front of St. Martin’s Church, in via San Martino
How much: € 10.00 adults, € 5.00 members, children from 6 to 14 years, free for children under 6 years

October 30th at 10.30 a.m. and 3.30 p.m.
2 GUIDED TOURS: ‘SALVADOR DALI IN PISA’
Discover the surrealism through the great works on display at the exhibition in Palazzo Blu.
Where: appointment in front of Palazzo Blu
How much: € 15.00 (tickets included)
Reservations required

October 31st at 9.30 p.m.
GUIDED TOUR MASKS – Itinerary on the tracks of the fourth volume of A giro per Pisa: Red Blood. Murders, ghosts and legends of the city of the Tower
Between Renaissance buildings and medieval alleys the city is tinged with red, through the story of bloody episodes and mysterious secrets and citizens buried among the stones. Blood also get soaked our palate, tasting at the end of path a good glass of wine. The route will follow the footsteps of the fourth volume of A giro per Pisa, entitled Blood Red (Marchetti Editore).
Come masked for a real Halloween Parade
How much: € 15.00 non-members, € 10.00 members and those who present themselves in masks (wine included), free up to 14 years
Where: Fountain of the Putti in Piazza dei Miracoli – Reservations recommended

NOVEMBER

November 6th at 10:30 a.m.
GUIDED TOUR: ‘SALVADOR DALI IN PISA’
Discover the surrealism through the great works on display at the exhibition in Palazzo Blu.
Where: appointment in front of Palazzo Blu
How much: € 15.00 (tickets included)
Reservations required

November 19th 3.30 p.m.
GUIDED TOUR: ‘SALVADOR DALI IN PISA’
Discover the surrealism through the great works on display at the exhibition in Palazzo Blu.
Where: appointment in front of Palazzo Blu
How much: € 15.00 (tickets included)
Reservations required

DECEMBER

December 4th at 10:30 a.m.
GUIDED TOUR: ‘SALVADOR DALI IN PISA’
Discover the surrealism through the great works on display at the exhibition in Palazzo Blu.
Where: appointment in front of Palazzo Blu
How much: € 15.00 (tickets included)
Reservations required

December 11th at 10:30 a.m.
GIRO GIOCO
A game tour

December 17th at 3:30 p.m.
GUIDED TOUR: ‘SALVADOR DALI IN PISA’
Discover the surrealism through the great works on display at the exhibition in Palazzo Blu.
Where: appointment in front of Palazzo Blu
How much: € 15.00 (tickets included)
Reservations required