10 days in Tuscany Itinerary

10 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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10 days in Tuscany Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  16​h
1
Florence
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Siena
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h
4
Bagni di Lucca
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17​h
End: Calgary

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Uffizi Galleries. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Florence vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Calgary, Canada to Florence is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Calgary to Florence, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Calgary in May; daily highs in Florence reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

3
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Visiting Val d'Orcia and 43parallelo will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Siena Cathedral and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Sant'Agostino, contemplate the long history of Battistero di San Giovanni, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Siena journey maker site .

Traveling by bus from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Siena

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Val d'Orcia
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Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

2
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. On the 23rd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Di Sansone and then admire the majestic nature at Percorso dell'Enfola. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia del Relitto and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Cavoli.

To find maps and tourist information, refer to the Portoferraio road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Siena to Portoferraio takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from Siena, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Portoferraio, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bagni di Lucca.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Cavoli, Spiaggia del Relitto
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Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone
Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli

1
night
Bagni di Lucca

Bagni di Lucca ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa SS. Andrea e Lucia and then take in breathtaking views at Canyon Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bagni di Lucca trip planner.

Getting from Portoferraio to Bagni di Lucca by combination of ferry and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. May in Bagni di Lucca sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bagni di Lucca

Spas Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Chiesa SS. Andrea e Lucia
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Canyon Park ©
Canyon Park
Chiesa SS. Andrea e Lucia ©
Chiesa SS. Andrea e Lucia

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