5 days in Florence & Siena Itinerary

5 days in Florence & Siena Itinerary

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5 days in Florence & Siena Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Florence
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Siena
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Taste Florence. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi and then awaken your taste buds at Taste Florence.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planning app .

London, UK to Florence is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from London to Florence, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in Florence hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Duomo
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Taste Florence ©
Taste Florence
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 3rd (Thu), do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard, then appreciate the extensive heritage of San Gimignano 1300, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get into the urban bustle at San Quirico d'Orcia, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, and then browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Siena day trip planning app .

Getting from Florence to Siena by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Castello di Monteriggioni, San Quirico d'Orcia
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
San Gimignano 1300 ©
San Gimignano 1300
San Quirico d'Orcia ©
San Quirico d'Orcia

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