11 days in Tuscany Itinerary

11 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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Bus to Reykjavík, Shuttle to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Fly to Lucca
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Lucca
— 1 night
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Siena
— 4 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Reykjavík, Bus to Akureyri

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Lucca

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Churches

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 12th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole, then make a trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa, and then contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, then learn about winemaking at Fattoria al Dotto, and then admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lucca tour planning app.

Akureyri, Iceland to Lucca is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Akureyri to Lucca due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Akureyri in June, plan for warmer days in Lucca, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Lucca

Wineries · Historic Sites

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Siena

— 4 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siena: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate), Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni (in Montalcino). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, make a trip to Piazza del Campo, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Siena journey maker tool.

Getting from Lucca to Siena by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Siena sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

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Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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Tuscany travel guide

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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.