Behind the Tower is made up of three rooms: a kitchen with sitting
area, a large bedroom and a bathroom.
It has central heating for the winter months and fans for the summer
It can comfortably accommodate 4 people.
The kitchen contains a gas stove with a gas oven, refrigerator,
toaster, electric kettle and filter coffee maker, microwave and
washing machine. The table can accommodate up to 4 people. Cutlery,
crockery, pots and pans as well as kitchen towels are provided.Guests
of Behind the Tower will also find "the basics for cooking": salt,
sugar, some spices, coffee, tea and olive oil and vinegar are at their
disposal in the cupboards. The kitchen has a sitting area where the
guests can relax while reading a book or drinking a good glass of
wine. The sofa is a comfortable double sofabed. Upon arrival, guests
who spend a full week at the holiday rental will receive a welcome
basket with essential food items and local products.
The bedroom can be arranged as a double bedroom or as a twin bedroom.
A third bed is available and it can be placed either in the bedroom or
in the kitchen. The bedroom has a large wardrobe, shelves and a chest
of drawers to allow guests to comfortably organize their luggage. In
the bedroom there is also a desk with a table lamp, which can be
useful for exchange students or visiting scholars to the University of
Pisa or to the University Hospital Santa Chiara. Bed linen is provided
and changed on a weekly basis. In the bedroom, our guests will also
find an alarm clock and a cd player. The bedroom window looks over the
main street leading to the Field of Miracle and the top of the Leaning
Tower and of the Baptistery are visible behind the ancient city walls.
The bathroom is brand new and it has cabinet shower, bidet, WC and
sink. Hot water is available throughout the house. Hairdryer and
towels are provided.
Behind the Tower also a has a small balcony in the kitchen with a
clothesline and a closet for cleaning supplies, iron and ironing
board. The balcony overlooks a private courtyard and it is very quiet.
We provide informational material and a map, which can be found in the
sitting area. The tourist information office is, however, very close,
and there you will be given all necessary information.
Behind the Tower is only few metres away from the nearest bus stop
which connects the major tourist sites to the central train station
and the airport. It is therefore very conveniently located to visit
Pisa and many other famous cities in Tuscany.
For its central location, close to all major attractions and to the
University area, the apartment is surrounded by many different types
of shops (food stores, wine shops, clothes shops, newsagents,
tobacconists, etc.) and it is conveniently located to reach the
location of the city outdoor market (open on Wednesday and Saturday).
Moreover, in the area there are many restaurants and bars and all
necessary services (banks and bank machine, emergency room, pharmacy,
parking lots, internet points, telephone booths, etc.). We will be
happy to provide you with all the necessary information relative to
the services available nearby, as well as with a list of recommended
restaurants and attractions.
The Pisa city centre is quite small and it can be easily explored
walking or biking. It is possible to rent a bike close-by. Guests can
keep their rental bike indoors in the private staircase at street level.
Behind the Tower is an excellent base both to explore the city and to
explore the surrounding area and the other major centres in Tuscany,
such as Florence, Lucca, Massa Carrara, Volterra and Siena.