8 days in Italy Itinerary

8 days in Italy Itinerary

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Pisa
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Saturnia
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Rome
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Pienza
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Montalcino
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Siena
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Volterra
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San Gimignano
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Greve in Chianti
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Florence
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Pisa — 1 night

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 19th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Le mura di Lucca and then enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Pisa trip builder site.

Regensburg, Germany to Pisa is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Regensburg in March; daily highs in Pisa reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Saturnia.
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Saturnia

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate del Mulino.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saturnia online holiday maker.

You can drive from Pisa to Saturnia in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Saturnia can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.
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Rome — 1 night

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
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Traveling by car from Saturnia to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daytime highs in Rome are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 21st (Mon), you're off to Pienza.
Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife · Shopping

Pienza

Pienza, a town and comune in the province of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany (central Italy), between the towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino, is the "touchstone of Renaissance urbanism."In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes.HistoryBefore the village was renamed to Pienza its name was Corsignano. To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pienza online journey builder.

Getting from Rome to Pienza by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. March in Pienza sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. You will leave for Montalcino on the 21st (Mon).
Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Shopping

Montalcino — 1 night

In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): do a tasting at Podere Il Cocco and then learn about winemaking at Castiglion del Bosco Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni, learn about winemaking at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, and then steep yourself in history at Abbazia di Sant'Antimo.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Montalcino online trip itinerary maker.

Montalcino is just a stone's throw from Pienza. In March in Montalcino, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Siena.
Wineries · Historic Sites

Siena — 1 night

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 23rd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni and then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Siena trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Montalcino to Siena takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Siena sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Volterra.
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Volterra

Volterra is a walled mountaintop town in the Tuscany region of Italy of which its history dates to before the 7th century BC and has substantial structures from the Etruscan, Roman, and Medieval periods.HistoryVolterra, known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri or Vlathri and to the Romans as Volaterrae, is a town and comune in the Tuscany region of Italy. To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Volterra trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Siena to Volterra in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In March in Volterra, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off to San Gimignano.
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San Gimignano — 1 night

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.
On the 24th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Gimignano travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Volterra to San Gimignano takes an hour. In March, daily temperatures in San Gimignano can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Greve in Chianti.
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Greve in Chianti

Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): do a tasting at Montefioralle Winery and then do a tasting at Castello Monterinaldi.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Greve in Chianti day trip app.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Greve in Chianti takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March in Greve in Chianti, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planning app.

Drive from Greve in Chianti to Florence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums

Italy travel guide

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Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.