11 days in Tuscany Itinerary

11 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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11 days in Tuscany Itinerary

Start: Akureyri
bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Lucca
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Siena
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Akureyri

1
night
Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
On the 12th (Fri), indulge your taste buds at Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole, take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, and then contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, do a tasting at Fattoria al Dotto, and then admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucca trip itinerary tool .

Akureyri, Iceland to Lucca is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Akureyri in June: highs in Lucca hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Lucca

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Pisa, Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole
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Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole ©
Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto

4
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: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate), Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni (in Montalcino). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, and browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini.

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You can drive from Lucca to Siena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Florence.

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Montalcino, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

4
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, shopping, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Florence attractions planner.

Take a bus from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

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Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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