5 days in City of San Marino, Florence & Pisa Itinerary

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Train to Rimini FS, Bus to City of San Marino
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City of San Marino, San Marino
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Bus to Rimini FS, Train to Florence
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
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City of San Marino, San Marino — 1 day

The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): stop by Fantini Pelletteria, explore the historical opulence of Guaita, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Titan, and finally don't miss a visit to Passo Delle Streghe.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read City of San Marino trip planner.

Bologna, Italy to City of San Marino is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bologna in December since evenings lows in City of San Marino dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 22nd (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, stop by Jimmy's Leather Collection, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally engage your brain at Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence sightseeing planner.

You can drive from City of San Marino to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from City of San Marino in December, you will find days in Florence are a bit warmer (15°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games
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Pisa, Italy — 1 night

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 24th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square, get engrossed in the history at Le Navi Antiche di Pisa, see the interesting displays at Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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