8 days in Florence & Pisa Itinerary

8 days in Florence & Pisa Itinerary

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Florence
— 4 nights
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Pisa
— 3 nights
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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Basilica of Santa Croce has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Piazza del Campo (in Siena) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, steep yourself in history at L’importuno di Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Florence sightseeing site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Peretola Airport, Pisa International Airport and Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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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 11th (Sat): make a trip to Le mura di Lucca, then contemplate the long history of Camposanto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, and finally make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli. Keep things going the next day: hike along Cinque Terre Trails, admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Baptistery of St. John.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Pisa vacation planner.

Getting from Florence to Pisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. April in Pisa sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13: