The picturesque region of Tuscany hides many treasures. However, not everyone has time or patience to organize and explore everything. Still, that doesn't mean you should just give up! Our best Tuscany tours from Florence provide an ideal sneak peek into the best of what Tuscany has to offer.
Your day trip from Florence starts off with a visit to historical Pisa with it's gothic Piazza dei Miracoli and, of course, the Leaning Tower. After sightseeing in Pasa, you will be invited to enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch in an authentic winery, paired with a tasting of local wines. Next, you will travel to a small medieval town of San Gimignano, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Leaving San Gimignano, you will follow the scenic routes of the Chianti region to your next destination, Siena, home to Palio Horse Race. The cherry on the top of your day will be a delicious dinner (pizza and gelato) on Piazza del Campo.
Holidays are a time to relax and, for a brief moment, stop worrying about everything. However, traveling can get unexpectedly hectic. So, many vacationers decide to keep things simple and miss out on a number of awesome experiences. But what if you could have it all? The simplicity as well as the experiences?
Booking the best day tours from Florence to Tuscany with us will give you a profound insight into the historical, culinary as well as panoramic gems of the region. This combination of places to visit in Tuscany will leave you speechless. Besides visits to Pisa, San Gimignano, and Siena, you will get the chance to learn about winemaking as well as taste the local wine and food. All that without stress and worries about finding the right connections, being on time, getting lost or scammed.
Moreover, while you can explore Pisa and San Gimignano on your own, our expert guides will give you a guided walking tour in Siena. It's a perfect balance between flexibility and structure.
The area of today's Tuscany was home to the powerful and advanced Etruscan civilization. Etruscans flourished until consumed by Roman Empire in 351 BC. It's after the fall of the empire when things got interesting for Tuscany. It fell under the power of several different rulers Frankly, none of them was too important. From all this bickering for power, the region emerged as a political entity with its own rulers. Later, the main Tuscan cities slowly gained their independence within the region and formed so-called republics.
By the high Middle Ages, Pisa, Siena, Lucca, Arezzo, Pistoia, and Florence became wealthy centers of trade, manufacture, agriculture and, most importantly, banking. Gradually, Florence is the strongest player in the game, took over all the cities within the region.
Tuscany vacations can be a thrill without all the organizational drama, you just need to be smart about it. Sign up for the adventure and become an explorer! Book our best Tuscany tours from Florence today and make your Italian holiday unforgettable!