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Florence: Michelangelo’s David Guided Accademia Gallery Tour

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Skip the lines and enter the Accademia Gallery to discover Michelangelo’s David. Enjoy a 1-hour tour with an art historian guide. Learn about the…

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Ultimate Uffizi: Priority Entrance Small-Group Tour

Duration: 1.5 hours
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Visit the Uffizi Gallery with a small group through a priority entrance and immerse yourself in the Renaissance Period. Learn about the works of…

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Top 10 things to do in Tuscany

Tuscany is a lot more than just sipping wine and dipping homemade bread into delicious olive oil. Experience the region’s incredible nexus of country and culture with these 10 sights.

Abbey of Sant'Antimo

Abbey of Sant'Antimo

Along your hike in the classic Tuscan countryside, you might seek out this peaceful Romanesque abbey—hear Gregorian chanting echoing its chambers.

Piazza dei Miracoli

Piazza dei Miracoli

One of the most significant architectural multiplexes in the world - here you'll find Pisa Cathedral, the Pisa Bapistry, the Tower of Pisa and the Camposanto Monumentale.

Tower of Pisa

Tower of Pisa

An icon of Italy, the Leaning Tower of Pisa got its infamous tilt during construction, as the ground was a bit softer on one side than the other.

Florence Cathedral

Florence Cathedral

The Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore is the main church of Florence, complete with a gigantic Gothic dome that remains the largest brick dome ever made.

Palazzo Vecchio

Palazzo Vecchio

Florence’s massive town hall could more accurately be described as a fortress-palace. The giant estate features an ornate entrance, three courtyards and countless grand rooms.

Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio

Crossing the Arno River, it is Florence’s most iconic stone arch bridge, known for the butchers’ shops built along it. Today you’ll find jewelry boutiques and art dealers instead.

San Gimignano

San Gimignano

Located in Siena, you could call San Gimignano the first ‘skyline’ with its 15 medieval towers. Come for the town’s charming pastoral setting and tangible history.

Biblioteca Piccolomini

Biblioteca Piccolomini

Located in the Siena Duomo, it’s easy to forget about the incredible collection of texts here when faced with the vibrant frescos and illuminated manuscripts.

Uffizi Gallery

Uffizi Gallery

Regarded globally as one of the greatest museums, the Uffizi Gallery houses all the masters of the Italian Renaissance—Botticelli, Michelangelo, Titian and da Vinci.

Palazzo Comunale Siena

Palazzo Comunale Siena

A prime example of Italian medieval architecture with Gothic influences, this palace in Siena is known for its soaring bell tower and stunning frescos in each room.

Our insider tips

How many days to spend in Tuscany?

Tuscany is not a region to visit for the weekend. Plan to spend 1-3 days in Florence, Siena and Pisa each, then drive to the coast and take a ferry to one of the islands for the beaches. After 10 days in Tuscany, you’ll really be feeling la dolce vita.

What to wear?

Wear layers, as the sun is hot during the day and it can get quite cool in the evenings. You should be comfortable and casual; this is the countryside after all. Pack light—one formal dress or shirt is enough.

How to get around Tuscany?

Only renting a car will give you the full ability to explore the natural beauty and historic quality of the region, from vineyards to palaces. Be sure to request an automatic if you’re used to driving it, as most Italians drive stick shift. Of course, bike tours through Tuscany are a lovely alternative.

Good to know

  • Language
    Italian
  • Currency
    Euro (€)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+01:00)
  • Country Code
    +39
  • Best time to visit
    Early fall and late spring tend to be the best times to avoid crowds and still enjoy pleasant temperatures.

What people are saying about Tuscany

Great tour with a knowledgeable, fun and very enthusiastic guide

Our family of three, mum, dada and 12 yo daughter joined a tour led by Christian. We were in a group with two other people, which was great to be ina. Small group. Christian was extremely engaging and knowledgeable and displayed a real passion for the area and the stories of Florence. Not to mention the quick access to the cathedral, museum and, of course, the cupola climb. We would definitely recommend this to others.

The bus trip and bus guide were excellent

The guided tour was so bad, we gave back our receivers after the first 20 minutes. The transmission and static made it almost incoherent and a waist of time. The guide himself should find a different job. Worst guide I’ve ever had even trying to listen to his disinterested canned speech. We almost missed the tour because instructions did not take us to the right location.

Pisa: Half-Day Afternoon Tour from Florence Reviewed by Theodore, 14/10/2019

Feel Leonardo's genius in a perfect way in this museum.

This museum provides perfect way to experience and feel part of Leonardo's genius and works. Working models, interactive screens and VR devices are great - knowing Leanordo's works is one thing. But touching and playing with them is a feeling on another level. I recommend that museum for anyone interested in Da Vinchi's work.

Leonardo da Vinci Museum Entrance Ticket Reviewed by Aleksandar, 11/10/2019

An excellent tasting at Poggio Al Laghi was the highlight.

Elena was a very professional guide who kept us all informed and to good time throughout the visit. Full marks to her! Castellino in Chianti and San Gimignano were both interesting but very busy so there was not much time in this quick visit to see much. But the wine and balsamic vinegar tastings were terrific.

From Siena: Chianti and San Gimignano 5-Hour Tour Reviewed by Anonymous, 10/10/2019

Manuel was an excellent and really inspired guide. It was amazing.

With Manuel we had a very well experienced and truly inspired guide who was absolutely engaged in all his stories about the Duomo and the Coppola he told us. It was a truly amazing experience with him which my son and I will never forget.

Florence Dome Climb: Priority Entrance Tour Reviewed by Anke, 12/10/2019