16 days in Italy, Croatia & Bar Itinerary

16 days in Italy, Croatia & Bar Itinerary

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16 days in Italy, Croatia & Bar Itinerary

Start: Milan, Italy
1
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Ancona, Italy
— 1 day
Ferry:  11​h 15​min
3
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Bar, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Bari, Italy
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
7
Pescara, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Milan, Italy


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2
nights
Milan, Italy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and then steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo.

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If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Milano Linate Airport and Il Caravaggio International Airport. May in Milan sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Ancona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

1
day
Ancona, Italy

Ancona ©
Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997. On the 28th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Maria della Piazza, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale San Ciriaco, then make a trip to Fontana del Calamo, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento ai Caduti.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ancona day trip planner .

Getting from Milan to Ancona by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Split.

Things to do in Ancona

Historic Sites
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Cattedrale San Ciriaco ©
Cattedrale San Ciriaco
Chiesa Santa Maria della Piazza ©
Chiesa Santa Maria della Piazza
Monumento ai Caduti ©
Monumento ai Caduti

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, walk around Marjan Park, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Split trip planner.

You can fly from Ancona to Split in 7.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Split can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 1st (Mon), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Old Town and then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip tool .

You can drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Bar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Adventure Tours
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Bar, Montenegro

Bar is a coastal town and seaport in southern Montenegro. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bar: Podgorica (Millennium Bridge, Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja, &more), Virpazar (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Fortress Besac) and The Monastery of Rezevici (in Katun). There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Sutomore Beach, make a trip to Old Olive Tree, and take in the waterfront at Petrovac Quay.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bar travel planning site .

Getting from Dubrovnik to Bar by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Dubrovnik in June, you will find days in Bar are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Bari.

Things to do in Bar

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Virpazar, Podgorica, Sutomore Beach, The Monastery of Rezevici, Petrovac Quay
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Moraca River ©
Moraca River
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
day
Bari, Italy

Bari
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bari trip site .

You can drive from Bar to Bari in 9.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You'll set off for Pescara on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Outdoors Nightlife

1
night
Pescara, Italy

Pescara ©
Pescara is the capital city of the Province of Pescara, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte Flaiano, then see the interesting displays at Museo Casa Natale di Gabriele d'Annunzio, then don't miss a visit to La Fontana Nave di Cascella, and finally snap pictures at Ponte del Mare.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Pescara attractions planner.

You can take a train from Bari to Pescara in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Pescara

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello Aragonese
Highlights from your plan
Ponte del Mare ©
Ponte del Mare
Ponte Flaiano ©
Ponte Flaiano

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip builder website .

Getting from Pescara to Florence by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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