Rome is located in the region of Lazio, right near the famous Tuscany region. Tuscany is known worldwide for its medieval towns, cuisine, art, and wine. It is worth exploring the Green Hills region from Rome, at least for a day trip. Moreover, the distance between Tuscany and Rome is 280 km. Your journey to the final destination will take from 1 to 5 hours. There are many transportation options for getting from Rome to Tuscany, where the most convenient is a high-speed train or car.
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Here’s the list of options on how to get from Rome to Tuscany:
If you’re staying in Rome and yearning for a slice of authentic Italian culture, consider venturing on a day trip to the splendid region of Tuscany. Known for its beautiful landscapes, artistic heritage, and gourmet delights, this tour introduces you to the heart of Italy in an unforgettable way!
The journey begins in Montepulciano, a quaint town known for its Vino Nobile. Delve into the town’s historical charm through a guided tour highlighting its architectural and vinicultural importance.
Next, prepare your senses for a traditional Tuscan feast. At a rustic vineyard farmhouse, you’ll savor a three-course lunch paired with an array of locally produced wines, providing a taste of the region’s culinary prowess.
Your final stop is Pienza, where you’ll enjoy the freedom to explore at your own pace. Renowned for its pecorino cheese and rich wines, it’s an ideal spot to pick up gourmet souvenirs.
This Tuscany day tour from Rome is more than just a break from city life; it’s an immersion into the soul of Italy. Be ready to be charmed by Tuscany’s captivating allure. For more information and to book your tour, visit here.
Getting from Rome to the Tuscany region by high-speed train is easy, convenient, fast, and not expensive. Many fast train options are functioning daily from 6 am to midnight with different journey times and prices, depending on the city of your final destination. The most popular and visited cities of Tuscany are Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Siena, and San Gimignano.
The main route that passes through Tuscany from Rome is through Florence
You should better buy train tickets in advance, so there is a high chance of purchasing them at discounted prices. You can book tickets online on ItaloTreno or Omio.com websites. In addition, a direct train goes from Roma Termini station to Santa Maria Novella in Florence, and the journey takes only 1.5 hours. Here’s an example of the schedule and prices from Rome to Florence by train:
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Trains from Rome to Florence are the most frequent and prices for one-way tickets start from 15 euros. Another option is to go to Siena with a stop in Florence because most high-speed train tickets to Siena are not direct. Prices also start from 15 euros. Here’s the example:
If you want to see the Leaning Tower, you can go directly to Pisa by fast train. There are both direct trains and a stop in Florence. Prices start from 20 euros:
Also, Trenitalia offers fast trains to Lucca with a train change in Florence central station. The journey takes about 3 hours, and prices start from 25 euros:
Getting from Rome Tiburtina bus station to any of the cities in Tuscany may take more time, but there are direct buses to Pisa, Siena, Florence, and several exciting towns. You can buy bus tickets on the website of FlixBus company. Prices to different destinations start from 9.99 euros one-way. This option is excellent since you can wake up earlier and make a day trip from Rome to Tuscany for an excellent price. For instance, here’s the schedule and prices of Flix Buses from Rome to Florence:
The distance between Rome and Tuscany is around 280 km by car. This option is the most convenient in that you can easily explore the towns and cities of the region. Tuscany is famous for its greenery, beautiful views, and charming valleys.
There are airports in Pisa and Florence so you can travel from Rome to Tuscany by plane. This option is not cheap, although the flight takes less than 1 hour. However, do not forget to consider time for the road to/from airports. For instance, the one-way ticket price from Rome to Pisa by plane starts from 30 euros, and the most popular airlines that offer flights between two cities are ITA-AIRWAYS.com (80-100 euros for a one-way ticket) and Ryanair.com (30-50 euros for a one-way ticket). Therefore, it takes only 55 minutes to reach your final destination by air. Flights to Florence are frequent: 4 times per day and they are provided by Alitalia company. On average, the price is 80 euros.
Read also about the best day trips from Rome.
Tuscany is not small, but it is convenient to discover it by train, bus, or car. This is because there are so many options where to stay on any budget. Depending on your preferences, there are several options that we suggest in different cities of Tuscany:
Hotel Villa La Principessa is an elegant hotel with a relaxing pool area located in Lucca. There is a restaurant with traditional food from Tuscany and traditionally furnished rooms. Moreover, this 13th-century house once belonged to the Duke of Lucca. All rooms include air conditioning, WiFi, and a minibar.
Grand Hotel Minerva is an accommodation in Florence that features a rooftop, swimming pool, and sun terrace with amazing city views. It is located nearby SMN train station. Its rooms are charming and with all amenities.
Hotel Athena is a 4-star hotel located on the historic walls of Siena. There is free parking, an elegant Italian restaurant, and a furnished terrace with views of the town and valley. Moreover, all rooms are spacious and air-conditioned.
Dedo Boutique Hotel has a fantastic location right near the central station of Florence. Classic-style rooms with an air conditioner, free WiFi, and parquet floors. Moreover, all rooms have a satellite flat-screen TV, minibar, and electric kettle.
Pisa City Lodge is located near Piazza dei Miracoli and Pisa Cathedral. This bed and breakfast offer a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries. Moreover, an Italian breakfast is served daily on the property. The B&B is high-rated by its guests.
Hotel Panoramic is located in Montepulciano. It overlooks the Tuscan countryside from an altitude of 1969 feet. There is a large garden and an outdoor pool with a hydromassage area. It is a nice option to relax in a quiet area full of greenery.
Author: Kate Zusmann
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