9 days in Lucca, Pisa & Province of Siena Itinerary

9 days in Lucca, Pisa & Province of Siena Itinerary

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Lucca
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Pisa
— 1 night
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San Gimignano
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Lucca

Lucca ©

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Romano, look for gifts at La Boutique dei Golosi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa e Convento di San Francesco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro Somaldi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro, and finally steep yourself in history at St Martin Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucca trip itinerary builder app.

Sarcedo to Lucca is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sarcedo in August since evenings lows in Lucca dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Lucca

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San Michele in Foro ©
San Michele in Foro
St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Chiesa di San Romano ©
Chiesa di San Romano

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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.
For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Pisa day trip planning app.

You can drive from Lucca to Pisa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Gimignano.
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Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

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San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©

Town of Fine Towers

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Abbazia di San Galgano. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castello di Monteriggioni and Tempio di San Biagio. Popular historic sites such as Palazzo dei Priori and Piazza del Duomo are in your itinerary. Explore San Gimignano's surroundings by going to Fattoria Il Santo (in Monticiano), La Rocca di Staggia (in Staggia) and Siena (Palazzo Chigi Saracini, Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, &more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of San Gimignano 1300, take a stroll around Comune Di Certaldo, learn about winemaking at Contucci, and steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Gimignano online day trip planner.

Drive from Pisa to San Gimignano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in San Gimignano can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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San Gimignano 1300 ©
San Gimignano 1300
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Castello di Monteriggioni ©
Castello di Monteriggioni