14 days in Tuscany Itinerary

14 days in Tuscany Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tuscany trip planner

Make it your trip
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Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pienza
— 2 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 5 nights
Drive
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Pisa
— 2 nights
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Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazzale Michelangelo make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip app.

Brussels, Belgium to Florence is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in April, with highs in Florence at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pienza.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Tours

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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. On the 8th (Thu), don't miss a visit to The Checche Oak Tree, don't miss a visit to Piazza delle Sorgenti, then admire the verdant scenery at Val d'Orcia, then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, and finally make a trip to Piazza Pio II. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Crete Senesi, take an in-depth tour of MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca, then examine the collection at Museo Diocesano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo Le Celle.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pienza journey builder app.

Getting from Florence to Pienza by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Pienza

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:

Siena

— 5 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Family-friendly places like Piazza del Campo and Pieve di San Giovanni Battista will thrill your kids. Take a break from Siena with a short trip to alab'Arte in Volterra, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Nazionale, and make a trip to Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Siena day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Pienza to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 14:

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.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Pieve dei Santi Giovanni ed Ermolao, then examine the collection at Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro Somaldi.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Pisa road trip site.

Getting from Siena to Pisa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Pisa are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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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.