Useful info

This section aims to cover some of the basics, with some practical information to know and which will help in the planning of your trip to Tuscany.

This section aims to cover some of the basics, with some practical information to know and which will help in the planning of your trip to Tuscany.
Tuscany Tourism Board
Tourism Bureau for Tuscany
Via Manzoni 16 - Florence
Tel. +39.055.23320 - +39.055.2332234
Fax +39.055.2346286

See our Getting to Tuscany and Moving Around Tuscany sections to get a better idea of how to get to Tuscany and how to move around once you are here.

Weather forecast for Tuscany.

Airports, Trains and Buses
"Amerigo Vespucci" airport in Florence. Departures, arrivals, airline information, useful information on getting to and from airport into Florence.
Via del Termine, 11 - 50127 Firenze
Operator Ph +39-055-30615
Tourist information Ph +39-055-315.874
Pisa International Airport Galileo Galilei. Information on departures and arrivals, airline information along with online booking, services.
Ph +39-050849202
TrenItalia official train schedules for all of Italy, with arrival and departure information, station locations
Information on the Italian State Railways (F.S.): Phone 848888088
Booking service: Phone 199166177 / 055-235.64.23.
ATAF public bus transportation for the city of Florence. City bus line information, with time schedule, route maps and bus stops.
"SITA" bus company for long-distance travel, departing from Florence to Tuscany and other regions in Italy. Information on routes, stops and timetables, stops and routes. At this time, site is only in Italian.


  • Florence - Radio Taxi: call 055-4242 OR 055-4390
  • Pisa - Radio Taxi: 050-541600
  • Prato - Radio Taxi: 0574-5656

National Public Holidays observed all over Italy

  • January 1 - New Year's Day
  • January 6 - Epiphany
  • late March/early April - Pasqua, Easter Sunday and Pasquetta, the Monday following Easter Sunday
  • April 25 - Liberation Day
  • May 1 - Labor Day
  • June 2 - Giorno della Repubblica, day of the Republic
  • August 15 - Ferragosto, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • November 1 - All Saints' Day
  • December 8 - Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • December 25 - Christmas Day
  • December 26 - Santo Stefano, Saint Stephen's Day

Emergency Numbers and Useful Services
These numbers are nationwide, so anywhere you are in Italy, these are the numbers to call in an emergency.
Police / Polizia: phone 113
Carabinieri: phone 112
Fire Department / Vigili del Fuoco: phone 115
Medical Emergency Service: phone 118
ACI car breakdown service: phone 116

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