Sant'Antonio is a great place to stay while you are exploring Pisa as some of the city’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. The Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II and the Santa Maria della Spina are amongst the popular destinations in the area. If you have time, don’t miss the Church of San Paolo a Ripa d'Arno and Palazzo Blu.
Visitors to Sant'Antonio, looking for something different, will appreciate the nearby cultural attractions. Step inside the many remarkable museums such as the Museo delle Sinopie, the Museo Nazionale di S. Matteo and the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo.
If the sun is out, follow the locals and appreciate the local natural destinations. If you want to rest a while in a natural setting be sure to check out the Orto Botanico di Pisa.
To really get a feel for the area, stop at some of the local sights such as Leaning Tower, the Piazza del Duomo and Santa Caterina. These are much-loved by travellers from all over the world. If you’re a history buff, Pisa’s past has been beautifully preserved at Medici Palace, the Torre dei Gualandi and the Pisa Royal Palace. To get a little closer to Pisa’s heart and soul, pay a visit to the area’s most sacred sites, such as the St. Francis Church, the Church of San Nicola and the Church of St. Sisto.
If you're crazy about sports, don’t miss the opportunity to see local heroes, the A.C. Pisa 1909, take to the field in nearby Arena Garibaldi. On match days follow the river of navy, black and red, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a few post-game beers.
At the end of a busy day discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Sant'Antonio, rest up in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Grand Hotel Bonanno, the Royal Victoria Hotel, or the NH Cavalieri.