Getting around Tuscany
Getting around Tuscany by bus, by train and by car
Getting around Tuscany: an overview
All major cities of Tuscany are characterized by a local transport system, both urban and suburban, suitable for all needs. You will discover how much easy is getting around Tuscany.
Getting around Tuscany: by bus
In Florence the local public transport is managed from the ATAF company, while the Lazzi and Sita companies used to serve suburban municipalities. In Florence was recently inaugurated a new line of a modern tramway system. Getting around in Florence will be quickly and the new tramway tracks will also links neighboring communities. Maremma area and Grosseto are served by Rama company. The transport of Livorno is managed by the ATL company that also manage public transport on the Island of Elba. For Lucca and Versilia the company is named CLAP, while in Prato the company that manages the local urban and suburban public transport is the CAP company. Other transport companies are the local ATM in Piombino, the CPT of Pisa, and the COPIT of Pistoia. Getting around in Tuscany by bus is maybe the cheapest way to travel, and buses will carry you everywhere, from the smallest town, to the highest mountains.
Getting around Tuscany: by car
Tuscany is crossed from north to south by the A1 Highway that passes through Florence until arriving in Arezzo. The A11 Highway passes through Florence, Prato, Pistoia, Montecatini Terme, Lucca and Pisa. Here crosses the A12 Highway, which links the coast of Tuscany with the center of the Region. In addition, to getting around in Tuscany is useful use the FI-PI-LI Highway, which connects Florence to Pisa and Livorno, and the Florence-Siena and the Grosseto-Siena Highways.
Getting around Tuscany: by train
The main rail routes that link the Tunscay to the other part of Italy, is the line between Milan and Rome which stops in Prato, Firenze, and Arezzo. Another important rail track, is the one that links all the Tuscany seaside towns, as Carrara, Massa, Viareggio, Pisa, Livorno e Grosseto. Getting around Tuscany by train is easy, and give you the possibility of enjoy ancients rail tracks with wonderful landscapes.
Getting around Tuscany: walking
How getting around Tuscany, if you just like to have a walk? Tuscany, with its natural heritage and its timeless medieval towns is a paradise especially for those who like walking. Numerous are the hiking trails within the region, mostly managed and reported by the Italian Alpine Club. Anyway, do not forget, the Via Francigena route, the oldest route in Tuscany, that runs from Passo della Cisa to Radicofani.
Getting around Tuscany: by bike
Almost all the main cities in Tuscany are equipped with bicycle routes and paths for people who love to move by bike. The small size of the urban centers of Tuscany, makes it an ideal space for the ones who love biking. Moreover, in Florence are available for tourist bikes to enjoy the old town center and have a ride along the riversides. Here, getting around and travel will be an incredible experience.
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