19 days in Italy Itinerary

19 days in Italy Itinerary

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19 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Florence
1
Florence
— 7 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Siena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Montalcino
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Gimignano
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Pisa
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
6
Lucca
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
End: Florence

7
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, & more). Dedicate the 22nd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

If you are flying in from Malta, the closest major airports are Peretola Airport, Pisa International Airport and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Domenico, then get lost in a book at Biblioteca Piccolomini, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Siena tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Florence to Siena takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Siena are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Siena

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Biblioteca Piccolomini ©
Biblioteca Piccolomini
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana ©
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

2
nights
Montalcino

Montalcino ©
In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
On the 29th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, do a tasting at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Pio II. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Poggio Rubino, get into the urban bustle at San Quirico d'Orcia, make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, then learn about winemaking at Cantina Fattoria della Talosa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Montalcino road trip planning website .

You can drive from Siena to Montalcino in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March in Montalcino, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Montalcino

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Montepulciano, San Quirico d'Orcia, Piazza Pio II, Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Poggio Rubino ©
Poggio Rubino
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo ©
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

2
nights
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 31st (Sun): make a trip to Piazza della Cisterna, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano, then do a tasting at Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne, and finally don't miss a visit to San Gimignano Bell Tower. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa, then learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard, then get to know the fascinating history of San Gimignano 1300, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Gimignano travel planner.

You can drive from Montalcino to San Gimignano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in San Gimignano, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Pisa.

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

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Le mura di Lucca, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and then take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Pisa. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, kick back and relax at Bagno Maurizio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa road trip planning website .

You can drive from San Gimignano to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. April in Pisa sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Pisa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucca, Bagno Maurizio
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Bagno Maurizio ©
Bagno Maurizio
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

2
nights
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 4th (Thu), don't miss a visit to La Passeggiata and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro. On your second day here, meet the residents at Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia, then get curious at Museo Leonardiano di Vinci, and then make a trip to Montecatini Alto.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lucca road trip planner .

Lucca is very close to Pisa. In April, daily temperatures in Lucca can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lucca

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ponte della Maddalena - Ponte del Diavolo, Montecatini Alto, Giardino Zoologico di Pistoia, Parco di Pinocchio, La Passeggiata
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Parco di Pinocchio ©
Parco di Pinocchio
San Michele in Foro ©
San Michele in Foro
Montecatini Alto ©
Montecatini Alto

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