21 days in Varenna & Sorrento Itinerary

21 days in Varenna & Sorrento Itinerary

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21 days in Varenna & Sorrento Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Varenna
— 6 nights
+7
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly + Foot + Bus + Foot + Subway:  7​h 30​min
2
Sorrento
— 11 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

6
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Varenna: i Giardini di Villa Melzi (in Bellagio), Tremezzina (Villa del Balbianello, Villa Carlotta, & more) and Monza (Parco di Monza & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Monastero, hike along Sentiero del Viandante, get a taste of the local shopping with Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Como.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Varenna trip maker .

Sydney, Australia to Varenna is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Varenna is minus 9 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Varenna hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Varenna

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Tremezzina, Bellano, Lake Como, Monza, i Giardini di Villa Melzi
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Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa Monastero ©
Villa Monastero

11
nights
Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Bring the kids along to Pompeii Archaeological Park and Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sorrento: Pompeii (Temple of Apollo, Villa dei Misteri, & more), Ravello (Le Ville di Ravello, Duomo di Ravello, & more) and Amalfi (Cimitero Monumentale, Centro Storico, & more). And it doesn't end there: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, explore the ancient world of Paestum Ruins, kick back and relax at Fornillo, and take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sorrento travel planning website .

You can do a combination of train, flight, and subway from Varenna to Sorrento in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and subway; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sorrento when traveling from Varenna in April, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Pompeii, Salerno, Ravello
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

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