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.
You've now added Ponte della Maddalena - Ponte del Diavolo to your itinerary. On the 12th (Wed), take in the views from Ponte della Maddalena - Ponte del Diavolo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Romano, stop by La Boutique dei Golosi, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa e Convento di San Francesco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Pietro Somaldi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lucca trip itinerary site.

Sarcedo to Lucca is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Sarcedo in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lucca, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can 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.
To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Pisa travel route builder.

Getting from Lucca to Pisa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Pisa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride 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.
Abbazia di San Galgano has been added to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello di Monteriggioni and Comune Di Certaldo. Popular historic sites such as Palazzo dei Priori and San Gimignano 1300 are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Gimignano: La Rocca di Staggia (in Staggia), Fattoria Il Santo (in Monticiano) and Siena (Palazzo Chigi Saracini, Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, &more). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di San Gimignano, delve into the distant past at Porta all'Arco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio di San Biagio, and contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Gimignano route planning site.

Traveling by car from Pisa to San Gimignano takes 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

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