11 days in Tuscany Itinerary

11 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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Siena
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pienza
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pisa
— 2 nights
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Siena — 3 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Change things up with these side-trips from Siena: San Gimignano (Guardastelle Vineyard & Torre Grossa). On the 22nd (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, contemplate the long history of San Francesco, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni.

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Riga, Latvia to Siena is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Riga in April, expect Siena to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pienza.
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Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
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Pienza — 2 nights

Pienza, a town and comune in the province of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany (central Italy), between the towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino, is the "touchstone of Renaissance urbanism."In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes.HistoryBefore the village was renamed to Pienza its name was Corsignano. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): learn about winemaking at San Polino Winery, then do a tasting at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, then learn about winemaking at Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni, and finally appreciate the views at Val d'Orcia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Podere Il Cocco, learn about winemaking at Castiglion del Bosco Winery, then see the interesting displays at Museo Diocesano, and finally take an in-depth tour of MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca.

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Drive from Siena to Pienza in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Pienza are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Florence.
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Wineries · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:

Florence — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

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Drive from Pienza to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Pisa.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Pisa — 2 nights

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): make a trip to Le mura di Lucca, steep yourself in history at St Martin Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, then steep yourself in history at Camposanto, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro and then make a trip to La Terrazza Luminosa.

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You can drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Tuscany travel guide

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Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.
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