Certosa Monumentale Calci

Charterhouse Monumental

Address: Via Roma, 79
Postal Code: 56011
City: Kicks
Location: Kicking
Phone: 050 938430 – Fax: 050 938430

Founded in the fifteenth century, thanks to the legacy of an Armenian merchant, the Certosa di Pisa is a monumental Baroque style consists of a large courtyard dedicated to the life and the common point of contact with the outside world and a series of buildings that surround it in which the cells are obtained, the gardens and private environments, suitable for the rule of the Carthusian life. Among these, the apartment of the prior, the library, the historical and pharmacy. Inhabited by the Carthusian monks until the seventies, the Charterhouse is now open to visitors.

A wing of the complex houses the Museum of Natural History and Territory, University of Pisa, which includes paleontological, mineralogical and zoological, as well as hosting a gallery of cetaceans among the largest in Europe and new rooms devoted to dinosaurs.

Annual timetable

From Tuesday to Saturday from 8.30 to 18.30
Sunday and holidays: from 8.30 to 12.30
Closed on Mondays, 1 / 1, the 1 / 5, 25/12


• Full € 4.00
• Reduced for young people between 18 and 25 years € 2.00
• Free entry for EU citizens, up to 18 years, over 65 schools and

Getting there

By bus

No lines with the CPT 120 and 160 for Kicks, Castelmaggiore, Three Hills and Montemagno. The bus station is within walking distance from the station with a short trip.

By car

From Pisa: Calcesana provincial road to the village and then in the direction of Calci Charterhouse of Calci Monumental.
Motorway A 11 / A 12: exit Migliarino (Pisa Nord), take the Provincial Road Lungomonte Pisano, passing the towns of Pontasserchio and S. Julian, following the signs for Kicking.
Firenze-Pisa-Livorno exit Navacchio, continuing to kick.

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