20 days in Tuscany Itinerary

20 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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20 days in Tuscany Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h
1
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Montalcino
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Siena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Panzano in Chianti
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
San Gimignano
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Lucca
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
7
Pisa
— 1 night
train:  30​min
8
Livorno
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: London

3
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, shopping, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

Before you visit Florence, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

London, UK to Florence is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Florence hover around 35°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Montalcino.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Montalcino

Montalcino ©
In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, and then appreciate the views at Val d'Orcia.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Montalcino trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Florence to Montalcino takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Montalcino are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You'll set off for Siena on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Montalcino

Wineries Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Val d'Orcia
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo ©
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

2
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Take a break from Siena with a short trip to Abbazia di San Galgano in Chiusdino, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, take in the exciting artwork at Bianco e Nero di Sonia Staccioli , and browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Siena route planner .

Getting from Montalcino to Siena by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. July in Siena sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Panzano in Chianti.

Things to do in Siena

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Abbazia di San Galgano
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Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana ©
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

2
nights
Panzano in Chianti

Panzano in Chianti ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): do a tasting at Castello di Verrazzano.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Panzano in Chianti road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Siena to Panzano in Chianti takes an hour. July in Panzano in Chianti sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Panzano in Chianti

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Castello di Verrazzano
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Castello di Verrazzano ©
Castello di Verrazzano

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.
San Gimignano is known for historic sites, wineries, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard, steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa, make a trip to San Gimignano Bell Tower, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di San Gimignano.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read San Gimignano trip itinerary site .

Getting from Panzano in Chianti to San Gimignano by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries Historic Sites Museums
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San Gimignano 1300 ©
San Gimignano 1300
Duomo di San Gimignano ©
Duomo di San Gimignano
Torre Grossa ©
Torre Grossa

2
nights
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 17th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro, make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, then admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Le mura di Lucca.

Plan trip to Lucca with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from San Gimignano to Lucca in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Lucca are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off toPisa.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites
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St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Torre Guinigi ©
Torre Guinigi

1
night
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pisa trip planner .

Pisa is just a short distance from Lucca. July in Pisa sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can take a train to Livorno.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

4
nights
Livorno

Livorno ©
Considered one of Tuscany's newer cities, the busy port city of Livorno boasts modern charm uncharacteristic of the region.
Livorno is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Terrazza Mascagni, look for gifts at Papaveri, meet the residents at Acquario di Livorno, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Montenero.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Livorno trip itinerary planner.

Livorno is just a stone's throw from Pisa. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Livorno

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Acquario di Livorno ©
Acquario di Livorno
Terrazza Mascagni ©
Terrazza Mascagni
Santuario di Montenero ©
Santuario di Montenero

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