Airports Near Tuscany, Italy

Florence is the capital of Tuscany, and it has an airport.
Florence is the capital of Tuscany, and it has an airport. (Image: Medioimages/Photodisc/Photodisc/Getty Images)

The major Italian airports are found in Rome and Milan, but the region of Tuscany has airports too. When you're trying to maximize your trip to one of the most treasured regions of Italy, fly directly in and out of Florence or Pisa. There's also an airport in Marina di Campo, but that's only worth using if you plan to vacation solely on the island of Elba.

Florence Airport, Peretola

Formerly called the Amerigo Vespucci Airport, Florence's Peretola Airport is 2.5 miles from the city center. There are flights coming and going from all major European cities including Paris, London, Zurich and Amsterdam. Fly on airlines including Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Swiss Air and Aeroflot. This airport is in the center of Tuscany and there's a Tourist Information desk in the arrivals area, where you can pick up maps and get hotel and sightseeing recommendations and reservations.

Pisa International Airport

On the Tuscan coast and about a mile from the center of Pisa is the former Galileo Galilei Airport, now Pisa International Airport. In addition to the Italian airline Alitalia, carriers such as Delta, British Airways and Lufthansa service Pisa's airport, as well as European discount carriers EasyJet and RyanAir. This airport is easily accessible to many points in Tuscany, including Florence, Lucca, Siena and coastal areas like Viareggio.

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