4 days in Florence & San Gimignano Itinerary

4 days in Florence & San Gimignano Itinerary

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Florence
— 1 day
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San Gimignano
— 3 nights

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day
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 4th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Florence day trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Peretola Airport, Pisa International Airport and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. In July, daytime highs in Florence are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

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

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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.
On the 5th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, stop by Ceramiche Gori, and then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, and finally contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Gimignano trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to San Gimignano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in San Gimignano

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Siena
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
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Duomo di Siena

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