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Lucca, Pisa, Florence, Venice - Please help!?

Lucca, Pisa, Florence, Venice - Please help!?

Old Feb 29th, 2016, 12:42 PM
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Lucca, Pisa, Florence, Venice - Please help!?

In June we're having a extended family holiday to Italy, we're staying in Lucca, in a villa for a week.

After this week me and my boyfriend have planned to stay on abit longer, 5 more nights, possibly could extend this if necessary (budget considered)

I was thinking: stay in Florence for 3 nights then get the train up to Venice for 2 nights (because of a late flight home, would be 2 whole days to explore)

My question is: Should I stay 1 night in Pisa (afternoon & evening to explore, sleep and leave in the morning) and make Florence 2 nights?

Or any other suggestions?

Planning to do Rome on a seperate occassion, and friends have suggested Venice doesn't take long to see..

I am trying to keep cost relativley low (as much a possible) Planning to fly into Pisa and out from Venice!

Thank you in advanced!
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Old Feb 29th, 2016, 12:48 PM
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Pisa can easily be seen from Lucca, it's just a short train ride away. I wouldn't take a night away from Florence or Venice to stay in Pisa.
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Old Feb 29th, 2016, 12:51 PM
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I agree with joannyc.
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Old Feb 29th, 2016, 01:15 PM
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Day trip to Cinque Terre also over Pisa.
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Everyone I know who has seen the tower of Pisa at night has found it thrilling. I have yet to do so. But I don't think you need to spend the night. Just stay until dark and take a later train back to Lucca while you're there.
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sandra, meet one who wasn't

OP yes Pisa takes a day tops, but do hunt out some of the smaller churches/monesteries/wall-elements that are hidden away, some of them are very pretty and quiet overlooked. Sandra dead right about using the train (or even the bus if it goes near where you are staying).

This is a useful little tool http://www.tuscanypass.com/about_tus...=16270&iId=map

as it allows you enter transport options
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