11 days in Bologna & Milan Itinerary

11 days in Bologna & Milan Itinerary

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11 days in Bologna & Milan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Bologna
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Milan
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Singapore

5
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
You'll explore and learn at Palazzo Te and Museo Ducati. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Pisa and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Venture out of the city with trips to Ravenna (Battistero degli Ariani & Basilica San Vitale), Camposanto (in Pisa) and Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe (in Classe). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, get engrossed in the history at Camera degli Sposi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, and admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read our Bologna travel route planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Bologna is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Bologna is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Singapore in October, things will get cooler in Bologna: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Florence, Mantua, Ravenna, Pisa, Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale

5
nights
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile and Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano. Get some cultural insight at I Navigli and Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2. Venture out of the city with trips to Brescia (Duomo Vecchio di Brescia & Brescia Castle) and Forte di Bard (in Bard). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio, and explore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner .

You can take a train from Bologna to Milan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Milan are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brescia, Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, Forte di Bard
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Forte di Bard ©
Forte di Bard
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile

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