Ponsacco is close to a diverse collection of Pisa’s more popular attractions. Among the most interesting places to explore are the marvelous Piaggio Museum and the incredible Pisa Charterhouse. If you have time, don’t miss the Pisa Convention Center and the Castelfalfi Golf Course.
Ponsacco has a number of museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Take the time to see some of the fascinating exhibit spaces such as the Museo delle Sinopie, the Museo di Storia Naturale del Mediterraneo in Livorno and the Museo Nazionale di S. Matteo.
Plan a day packed with the kids at Luna Park, Fantasilandia and Cicliandia. Take photos, walk past the many exhibits and learn about animal biodiversity at Livorno Aquarium in Livorno.
Get your body moving in nature while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Stretch your legs and visit one of the local beaches, for example the Marina di Pisa Beach, Tirrenia Beach and the Quercetano Bay Beach in Rosignano Marittimo. Take some time out to enjoy the sounds of children playing in tranquil places such as the Orto Botanico di Pisa and the Lucca Botanical Gardens in Lucca. To see the native flora and fauna, head out to the Pine Forest Public Park in Rosignano Marittimo.
Some of Pisa's popular sights are within driving distance of the Ponsacco area, such as Leaning Tower, the Piazza del Duomo and Santa Caterina. History buffs will enjoy exploring Medici Palace, the Santa Maria della Spina and the Torre del Marzocco in Livorno. If your spirit could do with a little renewal, you'll love the serenity at sacred places like the St. Francis Church, the Chiesa di San Ferdinando in Livorno and the Chiesa di San Giorgio.
To work on your swing book a round at the Tirrenia Golf Club and the Golf and Country Club Cosmopolitan.
If you're crazy about sports, don’t miss the opportunity to see local legends, the A.C. Pisa 1909, doing battle in nearby Arena Garibaldi. On game days follow the river of navy, black and red, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fellow sports lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
When it’s time to rest up after enjoying the charms of Ponsacco, check in to one of the area's many bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the Grand Hotel Bonanno, the Royal Victoria Hotel, and the popular NH Cavalieri.