8 days in Tuscany Itinerary

8 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lucca
— 1 night
2
Florence
— 3 nights
3
Siena
— 1 night
4
Saturnia
— 1 night

1
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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 13th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baptistery of St. John, and finally steep yourself in history at St Martin Cathedral. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montecatini Alto, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo, and finally make a trip to Terrazza Mascagni.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lucca planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Lucca is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Lucca, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Fort Lauderdale, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Lucca, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pisa, Livorno, Montecatini Alto
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo ©
Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo
Camposanto ©
Camposanto

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence to go to Chiusdino and see Abbazia di San Galgano, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence road trip website.

Getting from Lucca to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Abbazia di San Galgano
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Food Tours
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 18th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Castello di Monteriggioni, thenget lost in a book at Biblioteca Piccolomini, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, and finally contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Siena travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Siena are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Saturnia.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello di Monteriggioni
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Castello di Monteriggioni ©
Castello di Monteriggioni
Biblioteca Piccolomini ©
Biblioteca Piccolomini
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

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Saturnia

Saturnia ©
On the 19th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Leonardo, make a trip to Cassero e Torre Panoramica Manciano, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Cascate del Mulino.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Saturnia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Saturnia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In April in Saturnia, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Saturnia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Manciano
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Cascate del Mulino ©
Cascate del Mulino
Chiesa di San Leonardo ©
Chiesa di San Leonardo

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