10 days in Tuscany Itinerary

10 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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10 days in Tuscany Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Train:  16​h
1
Florence
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Lucca
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Siena
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Dedicate the 10th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florence route planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Florence is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Florence is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Johannesburg in June, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Florence: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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), admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, then learn about winemaking at Fattoria al Dotto, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lucca trip planner .

Drive from Florence to Lucca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lucca when traveling from Florence in June, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Lucca

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca

3
nights
Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Dedicate the 14th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, and look for gifts at Cravattificio di Siena.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Siena trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Lucca to Siena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Siena

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

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