24 days in Tuscany Itinerary

24 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lucca
— 3 nights
2
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 4 nights
3
San Gimignano
— 4 nights
4
Cortona
— 4 nights
5
Florence
— 7 nights

3
nights
Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lucca: Canyon Park (in Bagni di Lucca), Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Piazza dei Miracoli) and Fortezza delle Verrucole - Archeopark (in San Romano in Garfagnana). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Fattoria al Dotto, steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca, look for gifts at Vineria Dolce Vita I Borghi, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lucca online route planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Lucca is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Lucca is 7 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Lucca

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Pisa, Canyon Park, Fortezza delle Verrucole - Archeopark, Bagno Maurizio
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Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca

4
nights
Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Get out of town with these interesting Portoferraio side-trips: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Marina di Campo), Spiaggia di Cotoncello (in Marciana) and Capoliveri (Spiaggia Di Buzzancone o Cera & Centro Subacqueo Il Corsaro). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Di Sansone, tour the pleasant surroundings at Acqua marina, look for gifts at Il Mondo di Wit, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Portoferraio tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Lucca to Portoferraio by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Portoferraio, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Capoliveri, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Spiaggia di Cavoli, Spiaggia di Cotoncello, Spiaggia delle Tombe
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Acqua marina ©
Acqua marina
Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone
Spiaggia di Chiessi
Spiaggia di Chiessi

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Gimignano: Siena (Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, Scuola di Cucina di Lella, &more). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard and contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Gimignano holiday builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to San Gimignano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In June, daytime highs in San Gimignano are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cortona.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Siena
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

4
nights
Cortona

Cortona ©
The hilltop town of Cortona gained international attention as the subject of the 2003 film "Under the Tuscan Sun." With the Chiana Valley and Lake Trasimeno as its backdrop, Cortona is one of Tuscany's hotspots for art and culture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cortona: Montalcino (Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni, Castiglion del Bosco, &more), Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Crete Senesi (in Asciano). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leuta, take in the exciting artwork at La Torena Arte, look for gifts at Fattoria Pianporcino, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo Le Celle.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read Cortona online trip maker.

Getting from San Gimignano to Cortona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Cortona

Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Montalcino, Castiglion Fiorentino, Pienza, Val d'Orcia, Crete Senesi
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Azienda Agricola Leuta ©
Azienda Agricola Leuta
Podere Il Cocco ©
Podere Il Cocco

7
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence with an excursion to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Cortona to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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