15 days in Lombardy Itinerary

15 days in Lombardy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mantua
— 3 nights
2
Bormio
— 3 nights
3
Varenna
— 3 nights
4
Canzo
— 2 nights
5
Milan
— 3 nights

3
nights
Mantua

Mantua ©
Often overlooked in favor of nearby Lake Garda, Mantua is one of northern Italy's Renaissance gems.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mantua: Onepio Winery (in Desenzano Del Garda), Santuario Santa Maria della Pieve (in Cavriana) and Sirmione (Grotte di Catullo & Castello Scaligero). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 18th (Sat) at Parco La Quiete. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Ducale Mantova, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, and don't miss a visit to Skyline di Mantova.

Before you visit Mantua, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

London, UK to Mantua is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Mantua. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Mantua at 36°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bormio.

Things to do in Mantua

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Sirmione, Onepio Winery, Parco La Quiete, Strada della Forra, Santuario Santa Maria della Pieve
Highlights from your plan
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova ©
Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova

3
nights
Bormio

Bormio ©
Bormio is a town and comune with a population of about 4,100 located in the Province of Sondrio, Lombardy region of the Alps in northern Italy.The centre of the upper Valtellina valley, it is a popular winter sports resort. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bormio: Livigno (Cascata della Val Nera & Mottolino Fun Mountain), Sentiero Glaciologico Valfurva (in Santa Caterina) and Laghetto di Grosotto (in Grosotto). The adventure continues: get outside with Stelvio Pass, see the interesting displays at Forte Venini di Oga - Valdisotto, take in panoramic vistas at Torre della Bajona, and explore the activities along Lago di Cancano.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bormio road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mantua to Bormio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Varenna.

Things to do in Bormio

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Livigno, Sentiero Glaciologico Valfurva, Forte Venini di Oga - Valdisotto, Laghetto di Grosotto, Rock Engraving Park of Grosio
Highlights from your plan
Stelvio Pass ©
Stelvio Pass
Gavia Pass ©
Gavia Pass
Rock Engraving Park of Grosio ©
Rock Engraving Park of Grosio

3
nights
Varenna

Varenna ©
Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. Get out of town with these interesting Varenna side-trips: Bellagio (Kayaking & Canoeing, Basilica di San Giacomo, &more) and Tremezzina (Villa del Balbianello & Villa Carlotta). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Villa Monastero, take in breathtaking views at Orrido di Bellano, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Grona, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at S. Giovanni Battista.

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Traveling by car from Bormio to Varenna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. July in Varenna sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Canzo.

Things to do in Varenna

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Bellagio, Tremezzina, Orrido di Bellano, Monte Grona
Highlights from your plan
I Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
I Giardini di Villa Melzi
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Canzo

Canzo ©
Canzo is a commune of the Italian province of Como. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte, then get outside with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, and then head outdoors with Sentiero Geologico Canzo - Terz'Aple. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Contrada Villincino, then hike along Il Sentiero delle Espressioni, and then trek along Il Monte Bollettone (1300m).

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Canzo road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Varenna to Canzo takes an hour. July in Canzo sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Canzo

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte, Il Sentiero delle Espressioni, Il Monte Bollettone (1300m), Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, Contrada Villincino
Highlights from your plan
Il Monte Bollettone (1300m) ©
Il Monte Bollettone (1300m)
Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte ©
Abbazia di San Pietro al 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.
Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Leolandia (in Capriate San Gervasio) and Bergamo (La Citta Alta, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo delle Assicurazioni Generali, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, and buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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

You can drive from Canzo to Milan in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Milan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bergamo, Leolandia
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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