4 days in Florence & San Gimignano Itinerary

4 days in Florence & San Gimignano Itinerary

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4 days in Florence & San Gimignano Itinerary

Start: Florence
1
Florence
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
San Gimignano
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Florence

1
day
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker website .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Peretola Airport, Pisa International Airport and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, then look for gifts at Ceramiche Gori, and then don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of San Gimignano. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, and finally contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Gimignano road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Florence to San Gimignano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 65°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 ©
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
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Duomo di Siena

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