It is true that Pisa, from a tourist point of view, capitalizes mainly upon its historic and architectural heritage; yet, there is more to Pisa and, indeed, the richness beyond the Leaning Tower is worth exploring. Thus, one can always spice their time spent in Pisa by visiting the beaches nearby Pisa and enjoying the lovely stretches of sand and pebbles which border the Tuscan coastline.

Marina di Pisa Beach

Marina di Pisa is only a short distance from Pisa, a distance easily coverable by car, by buss or by train in 10 to 20 minutes. Besides its inner tourist infrastructure as seaside resort proper, it features some small sand and pebble stretches in the northern area, whereas the southern area of this city is bordered by wider and finer beaches which also feature certain tourist facilities and opportunities. The beaches are, furthermore, protected by braking rocks which shelter the land against sea storms and laced by lovely bays, yielding amazing sceneries. In fact, Marina di Pisa makes a fine daytrip destination from Pisa and, if necessary, tourists can also find accommodation and excellent eating venues, as well as nightlife opportunities, should they choose to linger more in this Tuscan seaside resort.

Tirrenia Beach

Tirrenia seems to be an even finer resort than Marina di Pisa, the tourist infrastructure of this resort including luxury hotels and cheaper accommodation solutions, excellent eating venues, nightlife opportunities, huge natural assets and, of course, splendid beaches fitted with all sorts of facilities enabling water and out of water sports, ranging from sailing and underwater fishing to horse riding, golf, and beach volleyball, just to cite a few. Given that Tirrenia is linked to the major Tuscan road infrastructure, it is easily accessible from any point of the Italian peninsula, in particular, from Pisa. The beaches in Tirrenia are, in fact, the pride of this resort, which is why they are highly frequented by tourists visiting Pisa or accommodated in other nearby Tuscan cities.

Marina di Vecchiano Beach

Marina di Vecchiano takes pride in featuring a 4 kilometer long sandy beach the background of which is pegged out by golden dunes and pine woods. Stretching in the Migliarino San Rossore Massaciuccoli Nature Park, the views it offers are hardly matched by other sceneries in Tuscany. The beach as such is appreciated due to the fact that, some say, it is still unadulterated by the bustle so characteristic of other similar venues in Italy. Certain modern facilities which blend in perfectly in the wild scenery of the beach are intended for diversifying sunbathing with other more dynamic activities. The beach pertaining to Marina di Vecchiano is, obviously, a reliable alternative in terms of daytrip destinations from Pisa.

Calambrone Beach

Calambrone is yet another convenient resort featuring a long stretch of sand the background of which consists of the large Tombolo forest – which, for that matter, pertains to the San Rossore Nature Park. Though the resort as such undergoes at present a major development in regard of the tourist infrastructure, its beach does not cease to exert its attraction on the tourists visiting Tuscany, which is no wonder, given that it is fitted with sundry facilities and that the waters washing it are perfect for sailing and windsurfing.

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