8 days in Tuscany Itinerary

8 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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8 days in Tuscany Itinerary

Start: Florence
1
Florence
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Siena
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Lucca
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
End: Florence

2
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: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Florence. May in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

3
nights
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 Guardastelle Vineyard in San Gimignano, about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Siena trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Siena sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lucca.

Things to do in Siena

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 8th (Fri), admire the striking features of Duomo di Pisa, don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa, then learn about winemaking at Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole, and finally contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Fortezza delle Verrucole - Archeopark, then learn about winemaking at Fattoria al Dotto, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lucca travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Lucca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Lucca

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pisa, Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole, Fortezza delle Verrucole - Archeopark
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Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole ©
Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole

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