22 days in Tuscany Itinerary

22 days in Tuscany Itinerary

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Siena
— 8 nights
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Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 4 nights
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Fiesole
— 8 nights

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Siena

Siena ©

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Siena and Centro Storico di Siena are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico and Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana. Get out of town with these interesting Siena side-trips: Castellina In Chianti (Tenuta Casanova & Azienda Agricola Casamonti), San Gimignano (Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne & Guardastelle Vineyard) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Val d'Orcia, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Monterinaldi, do a tasting at Fattoria di Montemaggio, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Siena tour builder app.

Baton Rouge, USA to Siena is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Baton Rouge to Siena is 7 hours. In May, Siena is a bit cooler than Baton Rouge - with highs of 74°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona

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Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Escape the urban bustle at Spiaggia Di Sansone and Spiaggia Della Biodola. Go for a jaunt from Portoferraio to Seccheto to see Spiaggia di Cavoli about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Seccione, look for gifts at Gelateria Zero Gradi, observe the fascinating underwater world at Acquario dell'Elba, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Acquarilli.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Portoferraio journey planner.

Getting from Siena to Portoferraio by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. When traveling from Siena in May, plan for slightly colder days in Portoferraio, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fiesole.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Spiaggia di Seccione ©
Spiaggia di Seccione
Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone
Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli

8
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Fiesole

Fiesole ©
Fiesole is a town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Florence in the Italian region of Tuscany, on a scenic height above Florence, 8km northeast of that city. Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Change things up with these side-trips from Fiesole: Accademia del Buon Gusto (in Panzano in Chianti), Florence (Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, &more) and Castello di Verrazzano (in Greve in Chianti). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, examine the collection at Museo di San Marco, and admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fiesole travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Fiesole in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daytime highs in Fiesole are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fiesole

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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