11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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11 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Train:  10 h 30 min
1
Como
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Milan
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
3
Siena
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
5
Bologna
— Few hours
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dubai


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2
nights
Como

Como ©
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.
On the 11th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, then stop by Beri Formaggii, and then don't miss a visit to Basilica di Agliate. On your second day here, walk around Parco Spina verde, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Santa Maria del Monte, and then explore the striking landscape of Campo dei Fiori Regional Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Como trip builder site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Como is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Como. Traveling from Dubai in February, expect Como to be much colder, temps between 10°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Como

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beri Formaggii, Campo dei Fiori Regional Park, Santuario di Santa Maria del Monte, Basilica di Agliate, Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino
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Campo dei Fiori Regional Park ©
Campo dei Fiori Regional Park
Santuario di Santa Maria del Monte ©
Santuario di Santa Maria del Monte

3
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.
On the 13th (Thu), examine the collection at Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata, examine the collection at Casa Museo Boschi di Stefano, and then see La Casa Maledetta. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Certosa di Milano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Cristoforo sul Naviglio, then explore the world behind art at Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Milan trip planner .

Traveling by train from Como to Milan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Milan are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Siena.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata
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Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio ©
Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta

2
nights
Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wine Tours & Tastings, Balloon Rides and Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting). Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stop by Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting), savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take a memorable tour with Tours, deepen your understanding at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Salimbeni, and finally look for gifts at Voglie di Bosco Moretti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, then make a trip to Via di Citta, and finally steep yourself in history at Palazzo Chigi Saracini.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Siena trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Milan to Siena by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Milan, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Siena, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 5°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Pornanino, Voglie di Bosco Moretti
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting) ©
Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting)
Voglie di Bosco Moretti ©
Voglie di Bosco Moretti

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 17th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Strozzi.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip maker website .

You can take a bus from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in February, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bargilli - Cialde di Montecatini
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Palazzo Strozzi ©
Palazzo Strozzi
Stibbert Museum ©
Stibbert Museum
Room Escape Games

few
hours
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): look for gifts at Salumeria Simoni and then see the interesting displays at San Colombano - Tagliavini Collection.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna journey builder tool .

You can take a train from Florence to Bologna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. While traveling from Florence, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bologna, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bologna

Museums Shopping
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San Colombano - Tagliavini Collection ©
Salumeria Simoni ©
Salumeria Simoni

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