11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route maker

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Fly
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Milan
Train
2
Brescia
— 1 night
Drive
3
Cortina d'Ampezzo
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Trento
— 1 night
Drive
5
Garda
— 1 day
Drive
6
Como
— 1 night
Train
7
Bologna
— 1 day
Train
8
Stresa
— 1 night
Drive
9
Venice
— 1 day
Fly

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Milan

Fashion Capital of World

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.
For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Milan tour builder app.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Milan is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from San Juan to Milan, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Juan in June, with highs in Milan at 33°C and lows at 20°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off to Brescia.

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Brescia

— 1 night

Lioness of Italy

As the second largest city in Lombardy after Milan, Brescia has served as an important hub of commerce and culture since pre-Roman times.
To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Brescia trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Milan to Brescia by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daytime highs in Brescia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll travel to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Things to do in Brescia

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks

Cortina d'Ampezzo

— 2 nights
Cortina d'Ampezzo, commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. Explore Cortina d'Ampezzo's surroundings by going to Lago di Braies (in Braies), Tre Cime di Lavaredo (in Auronzo di Cadore) and Lago di Dobbiaco (in Dobbiaco). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Rifugio Lagazuoi, trek along Giro del Nuvolau, make a trip to Parrocchiale SS Filippo e Giacomo, and head outdoors with Passo Falzarego.

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You can drive from Brescia to Cortina d'Ampezzo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cortina d'Ampezzo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Trento.

Things to do in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Trento

— 1 night

Painted City

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Trento trip builder app.

You can drive from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Trento in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June in Trento, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. You will leave for Garda on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Trento

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Garda

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): head outdoors with La Rocca, then explore the activities along Lago di Garda, and then stroll around Parco Baia delle Sirene.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Garda online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Trento to Garda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June in Garda, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Como.

Things to do in Garda

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Como

— 1 night

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tempio Voltiano, don't miss a visit to Faro voltiano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Abbondio, then appreciate the history behind Life Electric, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), and finally stop by Le Chicche torte di caramelle By Bijoux.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Como travel app.

You can drive from Garda to Como in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Bologna

— 1 day

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, make a trip to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, admire the striking features of Palazzo Sampieri Talon, then don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, and finally contemplate the long history of Piazza Santo Stefano.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bologna trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Como to Bologna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Bologna, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Stresa.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites

Stresa

— 1 night
Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, then step off the mainland to explore Isola Madre, then contemplate the long history of Isola Bella, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Stresa trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Stresa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June in Stresa, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Venice

— 1 day

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planning tool.

You can drive from Stresa to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. June in Venice sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Veneto travel guide

4.2
Bodies of Water · Historic Walking Areas · Specialty Museums
An independent republic until Napoleon's invasion in 1797, Veneto is among the wealthiest and most developed regions in the country. The region has a bustling tourism industry, drawing nearly 70 million visitors annually to its historical, natural, artistic, cultural, musical, and culinary treasures. Though most tourists begin and end their Veneto holiday in Venice, the area has plenty more to offer. A range of attractions await beyond the capital city, including World Heritage-listed Palladian villas, seaside resorts, vineyards, lakes, beaches, thermal baths, lush parks, and imposing mountain ranges. Veneto's clubs, bars, and restaurants make for a lively nightlife in the region's thriving cities.

Lake Como travel guide

4.2
Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Churches
A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."

Lake Maggiore travel guide

4.1
Art Galleries · Gardens · Islands
Italy's second largest lake, Lake Maggiore, is an oasis of Mediterranean plant and animal life anchoring the south side of the Alps and Swiss border. Featured in Ernest Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms," the lake is known for its mild climate, rare and exotic vegetation, and surrounding mountainous landscape. Tour the many islands with a boat ride across the lake, or explore the villages and gardens that make up its diverse perimeter.