9 days in Tuscany Itinerary

9 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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Siena — 3 nights

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Take a break from Siena with a short trip to Italy Shore Drivers in Cecina, about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Nazionale, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Siena travel planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Siena is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In February in Siena, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Florence — 4 nights

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: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Florence road trip website.

Traveling by car from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Pisa.
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Pisa — 1 night

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 24th (Thu): admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, then admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pisa day trip site.

Drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Pisa are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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Tuscany travel guide

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.