Tuscany

Posts from visits to the Tuscany region in central Italy

The beautiful skyline that is possible to see with only 24 hours in Florence

How to spend 24 hours in Florence

While I would never recommend that you try to ‘see’ Florence in 24 hours, sometimes that’s all the time you have. If that’s the case and you’re wondering if you should ‘bother’ seeing this historically significant city, I would say to go for it...

Lucca Church

How to spend a day (or more) in Lucca

Famous for its Renaissance walls, a Roman theatre-shaped piazza and its famous opera singing son Puccini, Lucca has enough sights to keep you entertained for at least a couple days. But stay longer and sink into Lucca’s relaxed vibe and some of the best food in Tuscany. Its compact...

How to spend a day (or more) in Siena

Located 75km south of Florence, Siena is a town rich in medieval history. The city centres around Piazza del Campo and the nearby Duomo, the city’s two most recognizable landmarks. Il Campo, shaped like a shell with the red Palazzo Pubblico and its tower, Torre del Mangia at its...

Why you should stay overnight in Pisa

Pisa is often seen as a quick stop on the way between towns with more to see. I’m looking at you Florence! A joy to wander in the early morning, consider breaking up your Italy travel time with an overnight in Pisa. My previous two hour stopover experience On a previous trip to...