12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 4 nights
2
Orta San Giulio
— 1 night
3
Verbania
— 1 night
4
Como
— 1 night
5
Tremezzina
— 1 night
6
Bellagio
— 1 night
7
Iseo
— 1 night
8
Riva Del Garda
— 1 night

4
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.
Attractions like Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca Ambrosiana make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Langhe landscapes UNESCO (in Alba) and Leolandia (in Capriate San Gervasio). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan attractions planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Milan is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May, Milan is a bit cooler than Jerusalem - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Orta San Giulio.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Langhe landscapes UNESCO, Leolandia, Galleria Campari
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Leolandia ©
Leolandia

1
night
Orta San Giulio

Orta San Giulio ©
Orta San Giulio is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100km northeast of Turin and about 40km northwest of Novara.The town itself is built on a promontory which juts out from the eastern bank of Lake Orta close to Isola San Giulio, an island which also falls within the municipal boundaries. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacro Monte di Orta, explore the activities along San Giulio Island, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta, thencontemplate the long history of Piazza Motta, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palazzotto della Comunita.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Orta San Giulio online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Milan to Orta San Giulio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Orta San Giulio, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Verbania.

Things to do in Orta San Giulio

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
San Giulio Island ©
San Giulio Island
Lake Orta ©
Lake Orta
Sacro Monte di Orta ©
Sacro Monte di Orta

1
night
Verbania

Verbania ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Madonna di Campagna, explore the activities along Lago Maggiore, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Verbania online day trip planner.

Getting from Orta San Giulio to Verbania by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Verbania sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Como.

Things to do in Verbania

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lago Maggiore ©
Lago Maggiore
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto ©
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto
Chiesa di Madonna di Campagna ©
Chiesa di Madonna di Campagna

1
night
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.
To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Como online trip planner.

You can drive from Verbania to Como in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Como can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lido Villa Olmo ©
Lido Villa Olmo
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Aero Club Como ©
Aero Club Como

1
night
Tremezzina

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
On the 22nd (Sat), admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, thenkick back and relax at Lido di Lenno, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tremezzina trip planner.

Drive from Como to Tremezzina in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Tremezzina can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Bellagio.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Lido di Lenno
Highlights from your plan
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Lido di Lenno ©
Lido di Lenno
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

1
night
Bellagio

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Borgo di Pescallo, admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Villa Melzi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Giacomo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Leonardo, thenpaddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally stop by Elisa Palmieri.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bellagio day trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Tremezzina to Bellagio takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In May in Bellagio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Iseo.

Things to do in Bellagio

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Chiesa di S. Leonardo
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
I Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
I Giardini di Villa Melzi
Borgo di Pescallo ©
Borgo di Pescallo

1
night
Iseo

Iseo ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Zenone, explore the activities along Lago d'Iseo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Garibaldi, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Pieve di Sant’Andrea, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Antica Strada Valeriana.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Iseo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bellagio to Iseo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Iseo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Iseo

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Chiesa di San Zenone
Highlights from your plan
Lago d'Iseo ©
Lago d'Iseo
Pieve di Sant’Andrea ©
Pieve di Sant’Andrea

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night
Riva Del Garda

Riva Del Garda ©
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Riva Del Garda online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Iseo to Riva Del Garda in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Riva Del Garda, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta ©
Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta

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