16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 1 night
2
Como
— 1 night
3
Sirmione
— 1 night
4
Verona
— 1 night
5
Gravedona
— 1 night
6
Bormio
— 1 night
7
Bergamo
— 1 night
8
Bellagio
— 4 nights
9
Abbadia Lariana
— 1 night
10
Varese
— 1 night
11
Lake Maggiore
— 1 night
12
Dervio
— 1 night

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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 5th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Milano Linate Airport and Il Caravaggio International Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Wed) before leaving for Como.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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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 5th (Wed), cool off at Lido Villa Olmo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Fedele.

Make your Como itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Milan to Como in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Como are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sirmione.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Micromercato Moltrasio
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Basilica di San Fedele ©
Basilica di San Fedele
Micromercato Moltrasio ©
Micromercato Moltrasio

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Sirmione

Sirmione ©
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). On the 6th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Sirmione, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta di S. Anna.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Sirmione trip planner.

Getting from Como to Sirmione by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Sirmione can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Sirmione

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero

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Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai, hunt for treasures at Piazza delle Erbe, don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, and finally make a trip to Piazza Bra.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Verona tour planning app.

You can drive from Sirmione to Verona in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Verona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gravedona.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta

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Gravedona

Gravedona ©
Gravedona was a comune of Como Province, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Lorenzo, examine the collection at Museo del Tesoro della Collegiata di San Lorenzo di Chiavenna, take in the dramatic scenery at Cascate dell'Acqua Fraggia, thenexamine the collection at Palazzo Vertemate Franchi, and finally admire the striking features of Palazzo Salis.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Gravedona vacation maker.

Drive from Verona to Gravedona in 3 hours. While traveling from Verona, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Gravedona, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Bormio.

Things to do in Gravedona

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Chiavenna, Piuro, Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Vertemate Franchi ©
Palazzo Vertemate Franchi
Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona ©
Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio ©
Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio

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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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Torre della Bajona and then see the interesting displays at Museo Civico Di Bormio.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bormio day trip website.

Drive from Gravedona to Bormio in 2 hours. Traveling from Gravedona in August, expect Bormio to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bergamo.

Things to do in Bormio

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo Civico Di Bormio ©
Museo Civico Di Bormio
Torre della Bajona ©
Torre della Bajona

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Bergamo

Bergamo ©
In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): head outdoors with Air Emotions, thencontemplate the long history of Mura Venete, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, and finally admire the striking features of La Citta Alta.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bergamo trip planning app.

Drive from Bormio to Bergamo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bormio in August, expect Bergamo to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Bellagio.

Things to do in Bergamo

Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
La Citta Alta ©
La Citta Alta
Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero ©
Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero

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Bellagio

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Greenway del Lago di Como and Sacro Monte di Ossuccio. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino and Menaggio. Venture out of the city with trips to Lido di Lenno (in Lenno) and Ossuccio (Isola Comacina, Chiesa di San Giacomo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, walk around Parco di Villa Serbelloni, view the masterpieces at Chiosco Villa Carlotta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Giacomo.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bellagio road trip app.

Take a train from Bergamo to Bellagio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Abbadia Lariana.

Things to do in Bellagio

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ossuccio, Lake Como, Lido di Lenno, Greenway del Lago di Como, The Anglican Church of the Ascension
Highlights from your plan
Menaggio ©
Menaggio
Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Greenway del Lago di Como

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Abbadia Lariana

Abbadia Lariana ©
Abbadia Lariana is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 50km northeast of Milan and about 8km northwest of Lecco. On the 15th (Sat), head outdoors with Lido di Mandello, thenexamine the collection at Madonna del Ghisallo, thenlook for gifts at Formaggeria Carozzi, and finally admire the sheer force of Cascata del Cenghen.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Abbadia Lariana trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bellagio to Abbadia Lariana in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Abbadia Lariana are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Varese.

Things to do in Abbadia Lariana

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mandello del Lario, Riva Bianca Beach, Formaggeria Carozzi, Madonna del Ghisallo
Highlights from your plan
Cascata del Cenghen ©
Cascata del Cenghen
Madonna del Ghisallo ©
Madonna del Ghisallo
Riva Bianca Beach ©
Riva Bianca Beach

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Varese

Varese ©
Varese is a city and comune in north-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 55km north of Milan.It is the capital of the Province of Varese. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate and then browse the exhibits of Villa e Collezione Panza.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Varese tour planner.

Getting from Abbadia Lariana to Varese by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Varese sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lake Maggiore.

Things to do in Varese

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Villa e Collezione Panza ©
Villa e Collezione Panza

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Lake Maggiore

Lake Maggiore ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): head off the coast to Isola Madre, thenhead off the coast to Isole Borromee, thenstep off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, and finally view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lake Maggiore trip planner.

Traveling by car from Varese to Lake Maggiore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dervio.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Orta San Giulio, Isola Bella, Palazzo Borromeo
Highlights from your plan
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Isola Madre ©
Isola Madre

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Dervio

Dervio ©
Dervio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located on the eastern shore of Lake Como, about 70km north of Milan and about 25km northwest of Lecco. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Legnoncino.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dervio trip builder tool.

You can drive from Lake Maggiore to Dervio in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Dervio can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Dervio

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bellano, Spiaggia Tranquilla, Monte Legnoncino
Highlights from your plan
Orrido di Bellano ©
Orrido di Bellano
Monte Legnoncino ©
Monte Legnoncino
Castello di Corenno Plinio ©
Castello di Corenno Plinio

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