5 days in Lucca, Pisa & Florence Itinerary

5 days in Lucca, Pisa & Florence Itinerary

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Start: Montecatini Terme
Train:  1 h
1
Lucca
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Pisa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Florence
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
End: Montecatini Terme

1
night
Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
On the 3rd (Thu), admire the local landmark of Fontana Guidotti, get to know the fascinating history of Montecatini Alto, thendon't miss a visit to Le mura di Lucca, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Parco di Pinocchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of San Frediano, make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, thenget to know the fascinating history of Santuario di Santa Gemma Galgani, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucca road trip app.

Montecatini Terme to Lucca is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Lucca are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Montecatini Terme, Parco di Pinocchio
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St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Torre Guinigi ©
Torre Guinigi

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, steep yourself in history at Camposanto, thenmake a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa. On the next day, do a tasting at Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole, make a trip to Terrazza Mascagni, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Camillo Cavour, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptistery of St. John.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pisa trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Lucca to Pisa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Monumento a Camillo Cavour, Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole, Terrazza Mascagni
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Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole ©
Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

1
day
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenexplore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence travel route app.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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