Tuscany Day Trip From Rome 2023
A trip across the Tuscany region should definitely be on your to-do list while visiting Italy! Magnificent hills, picturesque towns, vineyards, and medieval castles surrounded by ancient stone walls, are things that make Tuscany a must-visit destination! To experience the charms of this region in the best way, we recommend going on our selected Tuscany day trip from Rome!
Everything you need to know before going on a Tuscany day trip from Rome 2023
The Vatican and Rome are, for sure, the main destinations you need to visit while staying in Italy. But many other cities in this stunning country are also worth exploring. After going on Colosseum Guided Tour and Arena Floor Tour, we suggest booking one of our hand-picked day trips from Rome!
Planning a day trip to Tuscany isn’t an easy task. But don’t worry; we are here to help you! With our tips and information, you will be ready to go on a perfect Tuscany tour! Accompanied by an excellent local guide, you will have a chance to discover Italian culture and traditions. Also, don’t miss out on the opportunity to enjoy tasting premium wine while exploring breathtaking sites of Tuscany!
A stunning area of Tuscany consists of several hill villages, including the mesmerizing towns; Montepulciano and Pienza. On the remarkable Tuscany day trip from Rome, you will be able to walk across the cobbled streets, marvel at the magnificent landscapes, and discover centuries-old Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance architecture.
After a sightseeing walking tour, head out to the fantastic restaurants to try traditional Tuscan dishes and relax with a cappuccino or wine in one of the best, friendly cafes. It’s simply easy to lose yourself in the magic of the Tuscany countryside!
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Tuscany Day Trip From Rome
On this Tuscany day trip from Rome, you will have an opportunity to enjoy the delicious food, famed wine and breathtaking scenery all in one day! Learn about Tuscany’s rich culture and history. See for yourself why this region is so unique!
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When is the best time to visit Tuscany?
You won’t mistake visiting the countryside of the Tuscany at any time of the year, but we highly advise planning your trip in the late summer months or springtime. During those months, temperatures are more comfortable. Also, you will be able to explore famous sights at your own pace without crumpling with other tourists. If you want to visit Tuscany during the summer, be prepared for heavy crowds and high temperatures!
Why should you go on a Tuscany day trip from Rome?
If you plan to visit Tuscany while staying in Rome, we highly advise you to do that by going on a guided tour. That way, you will be able to sit comfortably and relax while driving in an air-conditioned bus through the rolling hills and breathtaking places of Italy. Your expert tour host will tell you all about Tuscany’s rich culture and be at your disposal if you have any questions.
On this exciting Tuscany countryside day trip, you will be able to visit the hill town of Montepulciano and discover such interesting history, as well as the 16th-century Renaissance church, San Biagio. Make sure you don’t miss a wine tasting experience in the medieval wine cellars of authentic vineyard farmhouses.
When you arrive in the city of Pienza, you will have enough free time to explore on your own. Choose what interests you the most, whether you want to taste wines and other local specialties, find the best photo opportunity, or simply wander the streets like a local.
Tuscany is a region that is easy to fall in love with because of its unique charms. The best thing is that everyone loves something entirely different about it. Visit Tuscany and find out what you like the most about it!
Tuscany Day Trip from Rome Highlights
Enjoy the enchanting scenery of Montepulciano while learning about the fascinating history of the world-famous, Tuscan countryside region. After finishing the walking tour, you will have an opportunity to try traditional lunch and taste local wine, seated in an authentic vineyard wine cellar.
Church of San Biagio
Find stillness and peace at the San Biagio church — the perfect respite from the crowds and sounds of Rome. The San Biagio church in Montepulciano is considered one of the outstanding examples of Renaissance architecture, and it is definitely worth your visit!
The city of Pienza is considered one of the most beautiful places in Tuscany. While strolling through the historic center, you will discover breathtaking attractions, romantic alleys, and fantastic views! You will also have an opportunity to try famous locally produced wines, cheeses, and balsamic vinegar.
Good to know – Day trip from Rome to Tuscany
- Book your Tuscany day tour in advance! Tuscany region is one of the most visited destinations in Italy. If you don’t book your day trip in advance, there is a possibility you won’t be able to visit the Toscany countryside on the desired date.
- Arrive early! We highly advise arriving at least 15 minutes before the booked time to avoid unnecessary complications.
- Don’t miss out on exploring the city of Pienza while having free time!
- Bring enough water because there will be a lot of walking on this day trip.
- If you plan to visit Toscany in the summertime, we highly advise you to bring sunscreen and a hat because the temperatures can be very high!
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I found the tour to Tuscany brilliant. Even though it is a 13 hour round trip, you spending most of the time visiting lovely sites or eating and drinking the local produce. Lots of opportunity to buy local produce as well! The tour guide was exceptionally good, kept an even flow to the day with lots of laughs and interesting facts about Italy in general as well as the local history. Would definitely recommend it!
Interesting facts about Tuscany you probably didn’t know
If you are thinking about taking a trip to famous Tuscany while spending your vacation in Italy, check out some interesting facts that you probably didn’t know about this wonderful region!
Pinocchio is from Tuscany
Carlo Collodi, who was born in Florence, had written the book “The Adventures of Pinocchio” in 1883, long before the story was made into a hit Disney movie. Original legend says that Pinocchio eventually did turn into a real boy!
The Famous Leaning Tower of Pisa was a mistake
The Leaning Tower of Pisa earned its name because of the poor decision to build this massive structure on a marshland. It is impressive how the tower is still standing until this day!
Tuscany has more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than Australia and South Africa
Tuscany is full of breathtaking sights. Many of them are on the UNESCO world heritage list, including the Florence historic center and cultural landscape Val d’Orcia.
Tuscany is known for its finest wines
The famous Chianti is a red wine made only in a specific part of Tuscany in central Italy.
Several big movies were filmed in the Tuscan countryside
Many famous movie hits have been filmed in Tuscany, such as Life is Beautiful, Gladiator, Under the Tuscan Sun, Hannibal, Casino Royale, and The Twilight Saga.
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