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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

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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

Fun, good tour guide, not enough wine, and overpriced

Overall the guide (Valentina) and the group were really friendly and it was a fun day out. It was incredibly hot though and the bus felt like the heat was on for the trip back and the whole bus was passed out bc of it. This tour was nearly $90 US and there really was no food included and not even close to enough wine to warrant this price. The guide was friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating but it just felt like there should be more to the trip. The area is gorgeous that we visited and overall we had a fun day, but just wasn’t great value.

Tuscany Wine Tour from Florence Reviewed by Karen, 07/09/2019

Amazing gallery with lots of beautiful famous artworks.

So much gorgeous art, and the layout makes it really easy to see everything. Great views of the city and the river from the windows in the corridor too. Start at the top floor and make your way to the one below. The cafe on the rooftop is great too, you can stand inside if you're in a hurry or sit outside in the lovely terrace.

Excellent and detailed description of the artwork!

This was an interesting and casual way to view a lot of the artwork in the Uffizzi Gallery ~ which is an overwhelming Museum! It was great to be able to go at one’s own pace in viewing the many stunning works of such important artists.

Florence: Uffizi Tickets and Audio Guide Reviewed by Wanda, 07/08/2019

So neat to see all these little villages!

Awesome tour!!! Take your bathing suit and don't choose the lunch then you can spend the whole time on the beach and get snacks or food at any of the other villages. Perfect amount of time in each village!

All-Inclusive Cinque Terre Day Tour from Florence Reviewed by Anonymous, 07/07/2019

Loved it, really worth the time and money!

It was 38 degrees C outside, so the guide tried to keep us in the shade shen we had to stop. Appreciate that. We felt that we got our money worth with this trip, the history and locations were great.

Florence 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour by Bike Reviewed by Tuong Vy Nguyen, 07/08/2019