20 days in Tuscany & Haute-Savoie Itinerary

20 days in Tuscany & Haute-Savoie Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
2
Annecy, France
— 2 nights
3
Chamonix, France
— 3 nights
4
Lucca, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Arezzo, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Siena, Italy
— 5 nights

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with a short trip to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

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Muscat, Oman to Florence is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Muscat in May, things will get much colder in Florence: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Annecy.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the awesome beauty at La Tournette, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Annecy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de l'Europe, make a trip to La Vieille Ville, then partake in some friendly competition at Mysteres du Lac, and finally take in breathtaking views at Terra Canyon.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Annecy trip maker tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Florence to Annecy in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, Annecy is slightly colder than Florence - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Parasailing & Paragliding
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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville
Jardins de l'Europe ©
Jardins de l'Europe

3
nights
Chamonix, France

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Chamonix is known for nature, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Cornu, and go for a walk through Haute Level Route, a high level walk.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chamonix trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Annecy to Chamonix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Lac Cornu ©
Lac Cornu

2
nights
Lucca, Italy

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro, then do a tasting at Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole, then don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, do a tasting at Fattoria al Dotto, then contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, then admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lucca trip planner.

You can drive from Chamonix to Lucca in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lucca can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Arezzo.

Things to do in Lucca

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pisa, Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole
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Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole ©
Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole

2
nights
Arezzo, Italy

Arezzo ©
Arezzo is a city of art with colorful frescoes and abundance of goldsmiths and antique jewelers.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): examine the collection at Anghiari, learn about winemaking at Famiglia Buccelletti Winery, then learn about winemaking at Villa La Ripa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francesco, Arezzo. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Diocesano, take an in-depth tour of MAEC - Museo dell'Accademia Etrusca, steep yourself in history at Eremo Le Celle, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leuta, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria della Pieve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Arezzo day trip planner.

You can drive from Lucca to Arezzo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Arezzo

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cortona, Famiglia Buccelletti Winery, Anghiari
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Famiglia Buccelletti Winery ©
Famiglia Buccelletti Winery
Azienda Agricola Leuta ©
Azienda Agricola Leuta
Villa La Ripa ©
Villa La Ripa

5
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Step out of Siena to go to San Gimignano and see Guardastelle Vineyard, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, and step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Siena online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Arezzo to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June in Siena, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Guardastelle Vineyard
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard

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