6 days in Tuscany Itinerary

6 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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6 days in Tuscany Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Florence
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Seccheto, Elba Island
— 1 night
+2
bus + ferry + Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Chiusdino
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Baptistery of St. John and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary website .

San Francisco, USA to Florence is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of subway, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET) is 9 hours. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seccheto.

Things to do in Florence

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia

1
night
Seccheto, Elba Island

Seccheto ©
On the 16th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia delle Tombe, stroll through Spiaggia di Cavoli, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Cavoli.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seccheto trip builder .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Florence to Seccheto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Seccheto can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chiusdino.

Things to do in Seccheto

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Cavoli, Spiaggia delle Tombe
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Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli
Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli

1
night
Chiusdino

Chiusdino ©
Chiusdino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 70km south of Florence and about 30km southwest of Siena. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Fabiano e Sebastiano and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di San Galgano.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chiusdino online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of bus, ferry, and car from Seccheto to Chiusdino takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from Seccheto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Chiusdino, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 61°F. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chiusdino

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chiesa dei Santi Fabiano e Sebastiano
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Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano

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