9 days in Pisa & Florence Itinerary

9 days in Pisa & Florence Itinerary

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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Pisa International Airport
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Pisa
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Pisa

— 3 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Piaggio Museum and Puccini Museum - Casa Natale. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Pisa and Knights’ Square. Venture out of the city with trips to Tellaro (Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro & Chiesa di Santa Maria Stella Maris), Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere (in La Spezia) and Castello di Lerici (in Lerici). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptistery of St. John, stroll the grounds of Camposanto, enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of San Frediano.

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Newark, USA to Pisa is an approximately 17-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Pisa. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

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Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pitti Palace and Stibbert Museum. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John.

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You can drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Florence sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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