17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bratislava
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Florence
— 6 nights
Bus:  1 h
2
Siena
— 7 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
San Gimignano
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Lucca
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
5
Pisa
— 1 night
+3
Train + Tram + Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
End: Bratislava

6
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

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Bratislava, Slovakia to Florence is an approximately 5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

7
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Explore Siena's surroundings by going to Azienda Agricola Casamonti (in Castellina In Chianti), Castello di Monterinaldi (in Radda in Chianti) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). And it doesn't end there: gain insight at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and admire the verdant scenery at Val d'Orcia.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Siena trip builder app.

Traveling by bus from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Siena

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Val d'Orcia, Azienda Agricola Casamonti, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, Castello di Monterinaldi, Azienda Agricola Leuta
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Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

1
day
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 21st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa and then learn about winemaking at Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Gimignano day trip site.

Getting from Siena to San Gimignano by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in San Gimignano, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries Historic Sites
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Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne ©
Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne
Torre Grossa ©
Torre Grossa

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 22nd (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, and then make a trip to Le mura di Lucca.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lucca trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Lucca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Lucca sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Pisa.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites
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Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Torre Guinigi ©
Torre Guinigi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Maurizio, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through La Lecciona.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Pisa road trip app.

Pisa is very close to Lucca. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pisa

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Viareggio
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Bagno Maurizio ©
Bagno Maurizio
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

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