17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Florence
— 6 nights
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Siena
— 2 nights
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Lucca
— 2 nights
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Pisa
— 5 nights
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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida, about 36 minutes away. Dedicate the 25th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence road trip planning website.

Palermo to Florence is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and ferry; or take a train. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Siena

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 27th (Tue), make a trip to Piazza del Campo, then learn about winemaking at Poggio Amorelli, and then admire the striking features of Walls of Monteriggioni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Siena day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

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Lucca

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 29th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Montecatini Alto, don't miss a visit to Piazza Giuseppe Giusti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Romano, don't miss a visit to Le mura di Lucca, then make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at St Martin Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro, stop by Enoteca Vanni, admire the local landmark of Fontana della Pupporona, then make a trip to Fortezza delle Verrucole - Archeopark, and finally snap pictures at Ponte della Maddalena - Ponte del Diavolo.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lucca online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Lucca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Lucca sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Pisa

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Venture out of the city with trips to Portovenere (in Porto Venere), Cinque Terre Trails (in Cinque Terre) and Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours (in Manarola). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, and get into the urban bustle at Vernazza.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Pisa holiday builder site.

Traveling by train from Lucca to Pisa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pisa

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.