10 days in Tuscany Itinerary

10 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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Siena
— 2 nights
2
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 3 nights
3
Pisa
— 1 night
4
Florence
— 3 nights

2
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: Poggio al Bosco (in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa) and San Gimignano (Azienda Agricola San Quirico & Guardastelle Vineyard). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena.

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Rome to Siena is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August in Siena, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Poggio al Bosco
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

3
nights
Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portoferraio: Il Viottolo (in Marina di Campo) and Capoliveri (Centro Subacqueo Il Corsaro, Spiaggia del Cannello, &more). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Aloha Center, stroll through Capo Stella, and kick back and relax at Spiaggia Canata.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Portoferraio trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Siena to Portoferraio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. When traveling from Siena in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Portoferraio, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Capoliveri, Il Viottolo, Cala di Mola, Stabilimento Balneare Batignani
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Il Viottolo ©
Il Viottolo
Aloha Center ©
Aloha Center
Tortuga Beach Club ©
Tortuga Beach Club

1
night
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Le mura di Lucca, then admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pisa online travel planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Pisa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucca
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Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Ballooning in Tuscany
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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