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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: 2 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

Our time away from the city was relaxing and quaint in small towns

Ana was awesome and very knowledgeable! The trip was great starting with salami, cheese, bread and 3 different wines from the first stop. A rose’, white, then Chianti Classico DOCG. We also tried their amazing Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Balsamic vinegar. At the second stop we got to go see Monteriggioni into an early 15th/16th century town with an outer wall perimeter. Then our last stop was a smaller original winery where we took photos of the modern vats and the oldest aging barrels in their damp, brick formed basement. Our tasting was in an old, stone made horse barn. We had some bread pieces to clean our palates. Such a cool experience.

From Florence: Chianti Half-Day Afternoon Tour Reviewed by Stacy, 08/18/2019

Exceptional tour. Truly enjoyable day. Thanks Gloria and Asia!

3 visits of beatifil medieval towns + one wine tasting and excet excellent lunch, in an 11 hrs day packed with truly enjoyable events. Gloria and Asia, our tour ladies guide, were a perfect example of skills, courtesy and kindness. The bus driver was excellent and made us feel safe. The bus itself was very comfortable. We loved the whole trip and especially the amazing tour of Siena at the end. Best choice ever to pick San Gimignano, Monteriggiano and Siena. No need to go to Pisa. Bravo to the team and thanks to the delightful Tuscany treasures. Highly recommended tour.

Nice way to meet other people and go out in the evening

Maybe overpriced for what is offered (but this is Italy) but had a good time. Basically is an evening out to have a drink and snacks with other people and then a short tour at the end. Tour guide was super friendly and had a good time. Told some good stories and was patient with people snapping photos and having fun but the walk itself was rather short.

Emmanuelo, our Chef, was really funny and knowledgeable.

It was a fun class. Our kids (12 and 13) enjoyed it, too. We didn’t receive the certificates or recipe book as listed. It was quite a long walk from the meeting place to the kitchen as well. But overall I would recommend this for families!

Pizza and Gelato Making Class in Florence Reviewed by Christine, 08/19/2019

Worth every sent to skip the line that was wrapped around the carhedra

Great guide. Appropriate amount of history and detail. Lasted about one hour which is enough for the ground covered. No one in their right mind should stand in the line for the Duomo. Skip the line. Buy the tour!