31 days in Venice & Tuscany Itinerary

31 days in Venice & Tuscany Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Venice
— 17 nights
Train
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Pisa
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence
— 5 nights
Drive
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Arezzo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pitigliano
— 2 nights
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Venice

— 17 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cannaregio and Passeggiata lungo la restera. Appreciate the collections at Museo Revoltella and Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Abbazia di S. Maria di Praglia (in Teolo), Treviso (Musei Civici di Treviso - Sede di Santa Caterina & Centro Storico di Treviso) and Oasi Cervara (in Quinto di Treviso). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Campo Santa Margherita, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Battistero del Duomo di Padova - World Heritage Site, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip site.

Rome to Venice is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Pisa

— 2 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Saint Mathew, sample the tasty concoctions at La Staffetta Tap Room, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano, step into the grandiose world of Villa Medicea di Cerreto Guidi, and then relax in the rural setting at Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Pisa trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Pisa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. March in Pisa sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo di Palazzo Davanzati and Corridoio Vasariano. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cappella Brancacci and Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico. Venture out of the city with trips to Bologna (La Macchina del Tempo, Cattedrale di San Pietro, &more). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Stibbert Museum, examine the collection at University of Florence Natural History Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museo dell'Opera di Santa Croce, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Salvatore in Ognissanti.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Arezzo.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Arezzo

— 2 nights

Ancient City

Arezzo is a city of art with colorful frescoes and abundance of goldsmiths and antique jewelers.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo della Cattedrale. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo Diocesano di Arte Sacra, see the interesting displays at Museo dei Mezzi di Comunicazione, take an in-depth tour of Munacs, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, and finally make a trip to Pieve a Sietina.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Arezzo road trip planning site.

Drive from Florence to Arezzo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Arezzo

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena

— 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Palazzo Piccolomini. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici, learn about winemaking at Tolaini Winery, then learn about winemaking at Cantalici Winery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at The Yogi Cat.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Siena itinerary planning app.

You can take a bus from Arezzo to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pitigliano.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Pitigliano

— 2 nights
Pitigliano is a town in the province of Grosseto, located about 80km south-east of the city of Grosseto, in Italy. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the striking features of Masso Leopoldino.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pitigliano day trip planning tool.

Getting from Siena to Pitigliano by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Pitigliano can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pitigliano

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Tuscany travel guide

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Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.