12 days in Tuscany Itinerary

12 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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Lucca
— 1 night
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Greve in Chianti
— 2 nights
4
San Gimignano
— 2 nights
5
Montepulciano
— 2 nights

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Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, steep yourself in history at Camposanto, and then make a trip to Le mura di Lucca.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lucca tour itinerary maker app.

Valletta, Malta to Lucca is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Valletta in April since evenings lows in Lucca dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pisa
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Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

Plan my day in Florence using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Lucca to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Greve in Chianti.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Greve in Chianti

Greve in Chianti ©
On the 29th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Castello di Verrazzano, learn about winemaking at Accademia del Buon Gusto, then learn about winemaking at Fattoria Le Fonti, and finally do a tasting at Enoteca Falorni. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Castello di Brolio, indulge your taste buds at Castello di Monterinaldi, and then do a tasting at Montefioralle Winery.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Greve in Chianti holiday tool.

You can drive from Florence to Greve in Chianti in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Greve in Chianti sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Greve in Chianti

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Castello di Brolio, Castello di Monterinaldi
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Accademia del Buon Gusto ©
Accademia del Buon Gusto
Castello di Verrazzano ©
Castello di Verrazzano
Castello di Monterinaldi ©
Castello di Monterinaldi

2
nights
San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano, don't miss a visit to Duomo di San Gimignano, and then do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa, browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Gimignano itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Greve in Chianti to San Gimignano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in San Gimignano, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Montepulciano.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Siena
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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nights
Montepulciano

Montepulciano ©
Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tempio di San Biagio, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: stop by Fattoria Pianporcino, then learn about winemaking at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, and then learn about winemaking at Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Montepulciano road trip planner.

Getting from San Gimignano to Montepulciano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Montepulciano

Wineries · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Montalcino, Wine Tours & Tastings, Fattoria Pianporcino
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Wine Tours & Tastings
Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni ©
Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni

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