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As such popular resorts for Italian Holidays, it comes as no surprise that travelling around Tuscany and Umbria is relatively easy.

That said, you may find that some of the smaller villages and towns can be difficult to reach unless you are driving yourself.

So always keep this in mind when planning how to get across both Tuscany or Umbria.

Local Transport



When it comes to local transport in Tuscany and Umbria trains are one of the easiest ways to get around. This is particular true if you want to travel round the city centres. In fact the main train station in Florence sits astride the main Rome to Milan line, with a variety of connections throughout the line.

The majority of the main lines in Tuscany are served on the train line. This includes Pisa, Viareggio and Massa.

If you want to take in some of the smaller towns in Tuscany, you are very likely to have to take a bus to make the connection. Especially true if you are looking to visit the hilltop towns.


Whilst Umbria may not be quite as well connected as Tuscany, the train ride through this particular region are fantastic.

You may have to change at a few points during your journey, however, the sights that you can take in as you travel are sure to give you some beautiful memories and photos.

Much like any other airports in Europe, the easiest way to get to the Galileo Galilei International or the Amerigo Vespucci Airport in Tuscany is with an airport transfer.

You may be best placed to organise your transport before heading out on holiday, as this isn’t something that you will want worry about when you are relaxing.

Driving through Tuscany and Umbria


Whilst there is a great train and bus service between the towns of Tuscany and Umbria, you may find that one of the easiest ways to get around is with a car.

There are a variety of places to rent a car throughout both areas, and driving yourself means that you can take in whatever or wherever you want.

Both areas boast some of the larger Autostrade or Superstrade roads.

Just like the larger roads in the UK, many of these are used by commuters travelling to and from work. This means that they may best be avoided at rush hour times.

Some of these roads can also be toll roads, although these are few and far between in Tuscany and Umbria.

Both regions also boast some beautiful smaller roads that you can drive along.

These roads are quieter, however, if you plan to travel along them you should definitely plan in plenty of time as they are winding and can take some time to travel along.

Although the views that you can take in are definitely worth it.

Whether you stay in Florence, Gavorrano or Assisi, holidays to Tuscany can be a fantastic experience.

There are a variety of Tuscany hotels, Tuscany Villas and Umbria Villas to choose from and all of them will ensure that you have the perfect Italian Holiday!

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