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Top 10 Florence Day Trips
Florence is an ideal starting point for exploring not only the other towns in Tuscany, but also Italy’s must-visit cities! Join a day trip from Florence and get the chance to see more of Italy. Admire the beautifully preserved medieval buildings of Siena and San Gimignano. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Pisa and Pienza. Explore historic regions and hill towns in Umbria. Take the high speed train to Rome or Venice. Book all-inclusive day trips and make the most out of your stay in Florence!
Explore the Tuscan countryside, Renaissance towns and more! Check out these top day trips from Florence:
1. Spend some time in the Cinque Terre villages and snap a photo with colorful houses nestled in the cliffs as your backdrop
2. Discover the best of Tuscan wine and breathe in the fresh air of the Italian countryside on a day trip to the Chianti wine region
3. Visit the Vatican, see the famous Colosseum and more on a day trip to Rome by high speed train
4. Explore the City of Canals on a gondola ride and visit Venetian Gothic architectural masterpieces on a day trip to Venice
5. Admire the stunning medieval architecture of the UNESCO World Heritage listed city centers of Siena and San Gimignano
6. Get the chance to see another famous Renaissance city on a day trip to Pisa and see the famous Leaning Tower, the Piazza dei Miracoli, Pisa Cathedral and more
7. Head to the hillside towns of Umbria, where you can visit the birthplace of St Francis on a trip to Assisi or discover the ancient town of Perugia
8. Step back in time with a visit to the walled city of Lucca and admire centuries-old churches and historic buildings in its old town
9. Get great deals on luxury brands with shopping excursions from Florence to designer outlets just outside the city
10. Discover Pienza, built in the image of an ideal Renaissance town by Pope Pius II, and sample the famous pecorino cheese

VELTRA Tip: Looking for activities during your Florence stay? Check out these top 10 things to do in Florence!
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  1. Travel in a small group and discover the breathtaking Cinque Terre from Florence. Drive along the Ligurian Coast and visit Vernazza, Corniglia and Manarola! Then enjoy a boat cruise to see the best views of the coast.
    English Available

    USD192.75

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Visit Cinque Terre from Florence and discover the colorful villages of the Ligurian coast! Enjoy free time to explore and take postcard-worthy towns of Manarola, Monterosso, Riomaggiore, and Vernazza
    Meal Provided

    From USD108.35

    Daily
    13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. See the best of Tuscany in a single day! Discover the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Siena, San Gimignano and Pisa on your own pace, tour the Siena Cathedral and enjoy a hearty farm-to-table lunch paired with 4 fine Tuscany wines at a Chianti winery.
    English Available
    Meal Provided
    Accessible

    USD102.65

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    11.5 - 12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Visit the celebrated Chianti wine region on a half-day trip from Florence. Revel in the idyllic Tuscany countryside, enjoy a wine tasting paired with delectable cured meats and explore a famed Chianti winery.
    English Available

    USD50.18

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Discover the sights and flavors of Tuscany from Florence on this day trip. Marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Siena, Pisa and San Gimignano and tantalize your taste buds with a delectable lunch paired with authentic Tuscany wines.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD86.68

    Daily
    13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Experience the heart of the Tuscany countryside on a day trip from Florence. Visit the charming village of San Gimignano, sip authentic Chianti wine and marvel at the medieval streets of Siena and the Monteriggioni Castle.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD68.43

    Daily
    12 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Leave Florence by high-speed train and go on a full-day exploration of Venice at your leisure. Hop aboard the vaporetto water bus and reach the heart of the city where top sites like the Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica await.

    USD136.87

    Daily
    12 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Travel from Florence to Venice by high-speed train and enjoy a 2-day city break! Explore Venice on your own and see its top attractions such as St Mark's Basilica, Doge's Palace or Murano Island.

    From USD323.92

    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  9. Hop on a bus in Florence and take a journey through the Tuscan countryside to historic Pisa, home to the world renowned Leaning Tower. Learn more about the history of the area and have the option to visit the iconic monument!
    English Available

    From USD57.03

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (afternoon)
  10. Discover the Renaissance city of Pisa on a half-day morning tour from Florence. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Piazza del Duomo, spend time at the cathedral and take a photo with the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa!
    English Available

    From USD55.89

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
    6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  11. Discover the highlights of Pisa and Lucca on this Tuscany from Florence day tour. See the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa in the UNESCO-listed Piazza dei Miracoli, the Anfiteatro Square, Guinigi Tower and more. Enjoy a delicious Buccellato after!
    Meal Provided

    From USD69.57

    Tue, Thu, Sat
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Discover the marriage of art and religion on this Umbria from Florence day trip. See the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi and explore historic religious sites, like the Basilica San Francesco and the Basilica di Santa Chiara.
    English Available

    USD102.65

    Wed, Fri
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Make your way to Assisi, one of the region's most popular UNESCO World Heritage sites. See the Basilica of St. Francis, Santa Chiara and more. Cap it off with a visit to the Tuscan countryside and explore charming Cortona.
    English Available

    USD106.07

    Mon, Thu
    11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Hop aboard the high-speed train from Florence and discover the Eternal City in one day. Reach Rome in less than 2 hours and see its most historic attractions including the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain and more!

    USD142.57

    Daily
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Book a daily shuttle bus service travelling to Barberino Designer Outlet from Florence in 30 minutes. Book now and receive an exclusive Fashion Passport, giving you an additional 10% discount!
    Accessible

    USD14.83

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  16. Visit Val d'Orcia, the gem of the Tuscany countryside and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Head to Montalcino and Montepulciano for various wine tastings and Pienza to try Pecorino cheese!

    USD79.84

    Mon, Wed, Sat
    12 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Sate your thirst for fine wines on this small group tour from Florence to Tuscany. Savor various types of wines and a hearty lunch at Piombaia. Feast your eyes on the idyllic Val d'Orcia and the Tuscan countryside as you pass by the Chianti Hills.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD211.00

    Fri, Sat
    8.5 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)