8 days in Tuscany Itinerary

8 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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Florence
— 2 nights
2
Siena
— 3 nights
3
Lucca
— 2 nights

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence trip builder site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Florence. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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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

3
nights
Siena

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. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, and get lost in a book at Biblioteca Piccolomini.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Siena attractions planning site.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Guardastelle Vineyard
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa, then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, then do a tasting at Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole, and finally make a trip to Le mura di Lucca. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Fortezza delle Verrucole - Archeopark, learn about winemaking at Fattoria al Dotto, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, and finally admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lucca online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Lucca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Lucca can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lucca

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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