53 days in Tuscany Itinerary

53 days in Tuscany Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tuscany holiday builder

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Isola Del Giglio
— 5 nights
Ferry to Porto S.Stefano, Taxi to Pitigliano
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Pitigliano
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saturnia
— 1 night
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Drive to Piombino, Ferry to Portoferraio, Drive to Capoliveri
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Capoliveri, Elba Island
— 4 nights
Drive
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Portoferraio, Elba Island
Ferry to Piombino, Drive to Montalcino
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Montalcino
— 1 night
Drive
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Bagno Vignoni
— 2 nights
Drive
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Radicofani
— 1 night
Drive
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Pienza
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montepulciano
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cortona
— 1 night
Drive
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Arezzo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 3 nights
Drive
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Monteriggioni
— 1 night
Drive
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Colle di Val d'Elsa
— 1 night
Drive
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Volterra
— 1 night
Drive
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San Gimignano
— 1 night
Drive
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Greve in Chianti
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Prato
— 1 night
Drive
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Pistoia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montecatini Terme
— 1 night
Drive
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Collodi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bagni di Lucca
— 1 night
Drive
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Barga
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lucca
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fosdinovo
— 1 day
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Livorno
— 1 night
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Isola Del Giglio

— 5 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Giglio Island and Bagno Da Mimmo.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Isola Del Giglio trip planner.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Pisa International Airport. In July, daytime highs in Isola Del Giglio are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Pitigliano.

Things to do in Isola Del Giglio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 1:

Pitigliano

— 2 nights
Pitigliano is a town in the province of Grosseto, located about 80km south-east of the city of Grosseto, in Italy. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): make a trip to Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore, then stroll around Parco Archeologico Citta del Tufo, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Via Cava. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria e San Rocco, then do a tasting at Azienda Vitivinicola Villa Corano, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pitigliano Centro Storico.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pitigliano trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Isola Del Giglio to Pitigliano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Saturnia.

Things to do in Pitigliano

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

Saturnia

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giorgio, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate del Mulino, and then don't miss a visit to Necropoli del Puntone.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Saturnia route site.

You can drive from Pitigliano to Saturnia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Capoliveri.

Things to do in Saturnia

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Capoliveri, Elba Island

— 4 nights
Capoliveri is a comune (municipality) on the island of Elba in Italy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spiaggia di Barabarca and Spiaggia del Cannello. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Naregno, head outdoors with Spiaggia di Lido di Capoliveri all Isola d'Elba, see the interesting displays at Parco Minerario dell'Isola d'Elba, and don't miss a visit to Spiaggia di Lacona.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Capoliveri online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Saturnia to Capoliveri takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Saturnia in August, expect nights in Capoliveri to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Capoliveri

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 9:

Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Portoferraio online journey planner.

Portoferraio is just a short distance from Capoliveri. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. On the 9th (Mon), you're off to Montalcino.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:

Montalcino

— 1 night

City of Honey

In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, then head outdoors with Il Destriero, and then learn about winemaking at Castiglion del Bosco Winery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Montalcino trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Montalcino in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Portoferraio in August, you will find days in Montalcino are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bagno Vignoni.

Things to do in Montalcino

Wineries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:

Bagno Vignoni

— 2 nights
On the 11th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, then steep yourself in history at Terme Bagno Vignoni, and then look for gifts at Librorcia Bagno Vignoni. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Piscina Val di Sole, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Albergo Le Terme Spa, and then take in the natural beauty of Parco dei Mulini.

Plan my trip to Bagno Vignoni with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Bagno Vignoni is very close to Montalcino. In August in Bagno Vignoni, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Radicofani.

Things to do in Bagno Vignoni

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Radicofani

— 1 night
Radicofani is a comune in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany, located in the natural park of Val D' Orcia about 110km southeast of Florence and about 60km southeast of Siena. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pieve di San Pietro and then make a trip to Fortezza di Radicofani.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Radicofani trip planner.

Radicofani is just a stone's throw from Bagno Vignoni. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pienza.
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

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 14th (Sat): shop like a local with Art Studio di Adelina Quadri, then admire the verdant scenery at Val d'Orcia, and then learn about winemaking at Enoteca Di Ghino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, contemplate the long history of Corso il Rossellino, make a trip to Piazza Pio II, then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Piccolomini, and finally look for gifts at La Taverna del Pecorino.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Pienza tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Radicofani to Pienza takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Pienza are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Montepulciano.

Things to do in Pienza

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:

Montepulciano

— 4 nights

Pearl of the 16th Century

Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tempio di San Biagio and Piazza Grande a Montepulciano. Go for a jaunt from Montepulciano to Foiano Della Chiana to see Fattoria Santa Vittoria about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Tenuta Valdipiatta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sant'Agostino, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Montepulciano trip planner.

Montepulciano is very close to Pienza. In August, daily temperatures in Montepulciano can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cortona.

Things to do in Montepulciano

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:

Cortona

— 1 night

City of Art

The hilltop town of Cortona gained international attention as the subject of the 2003 film "Under the Tuscan Sun." With the Chiana Valley and Lake Trasimeno as its backdrop, Cortona is one of Tuscany's hotspots for art and culture.
On the 20th (Fri), indulge your senses at Cortona Wine Tours and then take an in-depth tour of MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca.

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Traveling by car from Montepulciano to Cortona takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Arezzo.

Things to do in Cortona

Tours · Wineries · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

Arezzo

— 2 nights

Ancient City

Arezzo is a city of art with colorful frescoes and abundance of goldsmiths and antique jewelers.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco, Arezzo, don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria della Pieve, then see the interesting displays at Ivan Bruschi House & Museum, and finally make a trip to Pieve a Sietina. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Museo Casa di Giorgio Vasari, then learn about winemaking at Villa La Ripa, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Comunale, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Arezzo Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Arezzo trip maker site.

You can drive from Cortona to Arezzo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Siena.

Things to do in Arezzo

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Centro Storico di Siena. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella di Piazza, make a trip to Piazza del Campo, and steep yourself in history at Battistero di San Giovanni.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Siena vacation planner.

You can take a bus from Arezzo to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Monteriggioni.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:

Monteriggioni

— 1 night
On the 26th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni, learn about winemaking at Tenuta Casanova, and then learn about winemaking at Sant'Agnese Farm.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Monteriggioni trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Monteriggioni is just a stone's throw from Siena. In August, daytime highs in Monteriggioni are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Colle di Val d'Elsa.

Things to do in Monteriggioni

Wineries · Historic Sites · Classes

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

Colle di Val d'Elsa

— 1 night
Colle di Val d'Elsa or Colle Val d'Elsa is a town and comune in Tuscany, Italy, in the province of Siena.It has a population of c. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Porta Volterrana, then trek along Sentierelsa, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pista Cicloturistica Colle-Poggibonsi.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Colle di Val d'Elsa tour itinerary site.

Colle di Val d'Elsa is just a stone's throw from Monteriggioni. In August, daytime highs in Colle di Val d'Elsa are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Volterra.

Things to do in Colle di Val d'Elsa

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
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Volterra

— 1 night
Volterra is a walled mountaintop town in the Tuscany region of Italy of which its history dates to before the 7th century BC and has substantial structures from the Etruscan, Roman, and Medieval periods.HistoryVolterra, known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri or Vlathri and to the Romans as Volaterrae, is a town and comune in the Tuscany region of Italy. On the 28th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Museo delle miniere, then take an in-depth tour of Museo della Tortura, and then stop by Boutique del Tartufo. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Palazzo dei Priori and then delve into the distant past at Roman Theatre.

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You can drive from Colle di Val d'Elsa to Volterra in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Volterra

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:

San Gimignano

— 1 night

Town of Fine Towers

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne, do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Gimignano trip planner.

You can drive from Volterra to San Gimignano in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Greve in Chianti.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:

Greve in Chianti

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Verrazzano, then make a trip to San Donato In Poggio, and then awaken your taste buds at Azienda Agricola Brogioni Maurizio. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Fattoria Le Fonti, then do a tasting at Monte Bernardi, and then do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Altiero (Winery).

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Greve in Chianti road trip tool.

You can drive from San Gimignano to Greve in Chianti in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. August in Greve in Chianti sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Greve in Chianti

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

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Drive from Greve in Chianti to Florence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Prato.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:

Prato

— 1 night
Prato is a city and comune in Tuscany, Italy, the capital of the Province of Prato. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll around Parco Agricolo di Travalle, get to know the fascinating history of Il Castello di Calenzano, and then don't miss a visit to San Giovanni Battista. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museo dell'Opera dell Duomo, make a trip to Duomo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria delle Carceri.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Prato road trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Prato in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. September in Prato sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Pistoia.

Things to do in Prato

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

Pistoia

— 2 nights
Pistoia is a city and comune in the Italian region of Tuscany, the capital of a province of the same name, located about 30km west and north of Florence and is crossed by the Ombrone Pistoiese, a tributary of the River Arno. On the 6th (Mon), get to know the resident critters at Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile del Duomo di Pistoia, and then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pretorio.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Pistoia trip planner.

Pistoia is just a stone's throw from Prato. In September, daily temperatures in Pistoia can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Montecatini Terme.

Things to do in Pistoia

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

Montecatini Terme

— 1 night
Montecatini Terme is an Italian municipality of 21,095 inhabitants within the province of Pistoia in Tuscany, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): test the waters at a local thermal spa and then walk around Parco delle Terme di Montecatini. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Mo.C.A. Montecatini Contemporary Art, then admire the striking features of Parlascio - Teatro dei Risorti, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Giuseppe Giusti.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Montecatini Terme trip itinerary maker tool.

Montecatini Terme is just a short distance from Pistoia. September in Montecatini Terme sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Collodi.

Things to do in Montecatini Terme

Spas · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Collodi

— 3 nights
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Svizzera Pesciatina, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Altopiano delle Pizzorne, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pieve di Santa Maria Assunta. On the next day, make a trip to Bottega Donnini and then take in nature's colorful creations at Hesperidarium - Il Giardino degli Agrumi.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Collodi sightseeing planner.

Collodi is very close to Montecatini Terme. In September, daytime highs in Collodi are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bagni di Lucca.

Things to do in Collodi

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Bagni di Lucca

— 1 night
Bagni di Lucca is a comune of Tuscany, Italy, in the Province of Lucca with a population of about 6,500.HistoryBagni di Lucca has been known for its thermal springs since the Etruscan and Roman ages. On the 11th (Sat), wander the wide-open spaces of Ruscello Ranch and then snap pictures at Ponte delle Catene.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bagni di Lucca trip itinerary builder.

Bagni di Lucca is very close to Collodi. In September in Bagni di Lucca, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barga.
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:

Barga

— 2 nights
Barga is a medieval town and comune of the province of Lucca in Tuscany, central Italy. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): do a tasting at La Cantina del Vino and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Cristoforo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museo della Figurina di Gesso e dell'Emigrazione, head outdoors with Casina della Befana, and then do a tasting at Podere Concori.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Barga road trip app.

Barga is very close to Bagni di Lucca. In September, daytime highs in Barga are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Barga

Wineries · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:

Lucca

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Churches

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 14th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, then see the interesting displays at Chiesa e Battistero di San Giovanni e Santa Reparata, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro, contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of San Frediano, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Reale di Marlia.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucca trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Barga to Lucca by car takes about an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Lucca can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fosdinovo.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:

Fosdinovo

— 1 day
Fosdinovo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Massa and Carrara in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 110km northwest of Florence and about 15km northwest of Massa.Fosdinovo borders the following municipalities: Aulla, Carrara, Castelnuovo Magra, Fivizzano, Ortonovo, Sarzana.The town is home to a medieval castle of the Malaspina family, rulers of the duchy of Massa. On the 16th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Museo audiovisivo della Resistenza and then stop by Frantoio Moro.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Fosdinovo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lucca to Fosdinovo takes 1.5 hours. September in Fosdinovo sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Livorno.

Things to do in Fosdinovo

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

Livorno

— 1 night

Naples of the North

Considered one of Tuscany's newer cities, the busy port city of Livorno boasts modern charm uncharacteristic of the region.
To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Livorno online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Fosdinovo to Livorno in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Livorno are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 17th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Livorno

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

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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.