With breathtakingly beautiful landscapes, world-class art and rich culture, a holiday to Tuscany offers an experience of Italian indulgence for every type of traveller.

Situated in central Italy, Tuscany is a region best explored on an unforgettable multi-centre holiday package. With top destinations such as Florence, Pisa, Siena and San Gimignano – there’s a plethora of places to see and explore!

The best way to get around Tuscany is by car, which you can hire for an incredible road trip unlike no other. From winding roads with beautiful scenic routes, to exploring small villages and the road less travelled.

Foodies looking for an incredible holiday experience will love all that Tuscany has to offer. With an abundance of restaurants serving up delicious home cooked egg pasta, Florentine T-bone steak, Tuscan antipasto misto and plenty of pizzerias. Along with tongue tantalizing food, Tuscany is known for its beautiful vineyards where you can enjoy a wine tasting tour in the sun. Furthermore, if you visit Chianti on the last weekend of May you can enjoy free wine tastings in the vineyards during the Cantine Aperte festival.

With a range of wonderful places to choose from on your holiday to Tuscany, see below for our top recommended locations in the region to enjoy your next adventure.

Explore Tuscany’s capital, home to Renaissance art and architecture that oozes with romance for a whirlwind getaway for two. The best way to admire the city views is by climbing the steps to the roof of the iconic Duomo tower at sunset for utterly dazzling views of the endless terracotta tiled roofs below and twinkling lights as the day turns into night. With cultural and historical sights at every turn, Florence is certainly a city made for culture lovers. Check out top landmarks and museums such as the Cathedral of Santa Maria del, Uffizi Gallery, Palazzo Vecchio and the world-famous David of Michelangelo statue.


A visit to Tuscany without stopping by the famous Leaning Tower would be a trip missed! This iconic landmark was completed in 1372 and today is a famous selfie spot by tourists from all around the globe. Spend a long weekend in Pisa where you can indulge in pretty cafes in the day in between exploring Gothic churches and Renaissance piazzas. Then by night, revel in the many bars that are dotted in the city.



Siena, located centrally in the Tuscany region, is known for its medieval brick architecture and its legendary Palio horse races. Its historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Piazza del Campo is the perfect place for people watching and marveling at the gorgeous buildings. Breathtaking Gothic architecture, such as the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, which was built in the 13th century, is one of the city’s iconic historical hotpots. Siena is a wonderful city to explore as part of your multi-centre holiday in Tuscany for a night or two to see century-old history.


San Gimignano

The beautiful hilly town of San Gimignano is located southwest of Florence in the Tuscany region. Known for its medieval architecture, San Gimignano is a tiny walled village offering stunning views of the city and surrounding valley. A few nights in San Gimignano will take you back in time while enjoying the local food and activities on offer such as local products including saffron and white wine productions. Wine lovers will want to do the Vernaccia di San Gimignano wine trail, which brings visitors to some of the best places in the medieval village to sample local wines.


How many days do you need in Tuscany?

Depending on how active you want to be, spend around 5 to 7 in Tuscany. Florence can be explored in 2-3 days, while Pisa and Siena can be done in 1-2 days depending on what you want to see and do. Contact us about Tuscany multi-centre holiday packages for a tailor made itinerary.


When is the best time to visit Tuscany?

The best time to visit Tuscany is either between April and May or September to October where the weather is pleasant and the crowds are fewer.


How long is a flight from the UK to Tuscany?

A flight from the UK to Florence is just over 2 hours.


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What is the time difference in Tuscany?

Tuscany is 1 hour ahead of UK time.


Do I need a visa for Tuscany?

British Citizen passport holders do not need a visa to enter Italy. For up-to-date travel entry advice, please see this FCO website link here.


Planning a trip to the Tuscany is a thrilling chance to dive into the wonders and unique qualities that make that place so special to you. Whether it's a peaceful beach, a vibrant city, a tranquil countryside, or a stunning mountain range, Tuscany has its own charm and invites you to uncover its hidden gems.

Perhaps it's the vibrant energy of the Tuscany that draws you in, offering endless possibilities for exploration. Or maybe you're drawn to the tranquility of nature, seeking solace in the peaceful embrace of mountains, forests, or beaches. So pack your bags, set out on your journey, and let the magic of Tuscany unfold before you.

Ultimately, exploring holidays at Tuscany is about more than just sightseeing—it's about connecting with a place on a deeper level, creating lasting memories, and nourishing your soul with experiences that will stay with you long after you've returned home.

Immerse yourself in the cultural wonders that Tuscany has to offer. There's no shortage of experiences to deepen your connection to the rich tapestry of traditions and heritage that make Tuscany special. Engaging with local communities will further enrich your appreciation for the unique history and charm of the area.


The best time to visit Tuscany is during the months of April, May, June, September and October being the peak months with lovely weather. During these months you will experience gorgeous sunny days, however, rainy days can also be expected. The hottest months to visit Tuscany are July and August where crowds of tourists can be expected too.

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