15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Pisa
— 2 nights
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Lucca
— 2 nights
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Volterra
— 2 nights
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San Gimignano
— 2 nights
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Siena
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, stroll the grounds of Camposanto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baptistery of St. John, don't miss a visit to Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Knights’ Square and then wander the streets of Portovenere.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pisa day trip planning site.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Pisa International Airport, Peretola Airport and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lucca.

Things to do in Pisa

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Portovenere
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Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

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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 10th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, then get to know the fascinating history of Santuario di Santa Gemma Galgani, then contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, and finally admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Montecatini Alto, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Canyon Park.

Start your trip to Lucca by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Pisa to Lucca in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Lucca, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Volterra.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Montecatini Alto, Canyon Park
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Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto
St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca

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Volterra

Volterra ©
Volterra is a walled mountaintop town in the Tuscany region of Italy of which its history dates to before the 7th century BC and has substantial structures from the Etruscan, Roman, and Medieval periods.HistoryVolterra, known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri or Vlathri and to the Romans as Volaterrae, is a town and comune in the Tuscany region of Italy. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, steep yourself in history at Roman Theatre, explore the historical opulence of Palazzo dei Priori, then stop by Gloria Giannelli, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Etrusco Guarnacci.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Volterra trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lucca to Volterra takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Volterra can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Volterra

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Baratti and Populonia Archeological Park, Cala Violina, Parco Gallorose
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Palazzo dei Priori ©
Palazzo dei Priori
Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta
Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta
Baratti and Populonia Archeological Park ©
Baratti and Populonia Archeological Park

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San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di San Gimignano, then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano, and then do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Torre e Casa Campatelli, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Cisterna, then view the masterpieces at La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer, then contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa, and finally don't miss a visit to San Gimignano Bell Tower.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Gimignano trip planner.

You can drive from Volterra to San Gimignano in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in San Gimignano can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Duomo di San Gimignano ©
Duomo di San Gimignano
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano

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Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Siena is known for historic sites, museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, and steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Siena route builder tool.

You can drive from San Gimignano to Siena in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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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: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Vecchio.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Siena to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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