CALCINAIA – TOWN OF PISA

TOWN TEL 0587-26541 – Fax 0587-265450
ADDRESS: Independence Square, from 7 to 56030

HOW TO GET THERE:


AUTO:
Pisa-Florence, exit Pontedera, follow the SS439 towards Lucca

BUS:

CPT-town, destination Buti.

TRAIN:
Pisa-Florence to Pontedera, then CPT-town buses, to Pisa (via Lungomonte).

DESCRIPTION:

Calcutta, formerly located on the handle’s left and is now on the right of the river, known since Roman times as Vico Vitri.

This origin is supported by its regular quadrilateral plan, modeled on the Roman castrum and later municipium.

In addition to the Tower, in St. Calcinaia John the Baptist the church altar, where are the remains of St. Ubaldesca Taccini.

Born into a peasant family at an early age he felt a religious vocation, and he took the habit of a nun in the order of Jerusalem, to become the patron saint of the Order of the Knights of Malta.

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