4 days in Tuscany Itinerary

4 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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4 days in Tuscany Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
San Gimignano
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h
3
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Ljubljana

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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.
To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Gimignano road trip site .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to San Gimignano is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, expect San Gimignano to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portoferraio.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries
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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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Canata, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia delle Tombe, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Cavoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Luisi d'Angelo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Schiapparello, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Di Sansone.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Portoferraio travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Portoferraio takes 3.5 hours. In August in Portoferraio, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Spiaggia Luisi d'Angelo, Spiaggia Canata, Spiaggia di Cavoli, Spiaggia delle Tombe
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Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone
Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli

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Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Wildlife Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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