The flight time from Newcastle to Pisa is approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.
When mentioned, you'll probably think of Pisa's famous leaning monument. There's much more to this Tuscan city however - the Cathedral of Santa Maria is a beautiful marble Romanesque basilica that'll take your breath away.
Although Tuscany has a pricey reputation, you can definitely make the most of your money in Pisa. Wandering throughout the city is much like walking through an open air mediviel musuem, with most sites cheap or free.