City tour, dinner & Gioco del Ponte

General information

Pisa, Italy4 hoursAttractions/Entertainment

Program details

24 June 2023

Meeting with guide and stard walking tour about old Town

Departure from Piazza Dei Miracoli (where the Leaning Tower is) we start our stroll through via Santa Maria, overlooked by Medieval towers and Renaissance palaces. Dinner in tipical restaurant

At the end of the dinner, transfer on foot to the Ponte di mezzo where we could witness the historic battle between the magistracies of Mezzogiorno and Tramontana, you will be involved in a magical atmosphere and you can watch until the end of the game where the winning magistracy will turn off the lighting to the magistracy defeat.

The Gioco del Ponte is a historical and commemoration events taking place on the last Saturday of June and that articulates the two key moments: the parade of historical parade along the Arno River and the Battle on the Ponte di Mezzo.

It starts with the parade and continues with the Gioco del Ponte that provides a fight between the two historical teams of the city: Tramontana and Mezzogiorno.

The team Tramontana is the neighborhoods of Santa Maria, San Francisco, San Michele, Mattaccini, Calci, Sartiri. To the South instead of the districts: St. Anthony, St. Martin, St. Mark's, Lions, Dragons and Dolphins.
Victory goes to the team that, pushing the cart of opponents at the opposite end of the sliding rail, conquers the bridge.

Price € 67 each person (minimum 2 persons)

walking tour whit guide
Dinner in typical restaurant
Ticket for Gioco del Ponte