6 days in Milan, Lake Como & Bergamo Itinerary

6 days in Milan, Lake Como & Bergamo Itinerary

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6 days in Milan, Lake Como & Bergamo Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  2​h
1
Milan
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Varenna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bergamo
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Athens

2
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.
Duomo di Milano has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Michele Maggiore. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Bosco Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Lanfranco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Gervasio e Protasio Martiri, then take in the exciting artwork at Le Scuderie del Castello Visconteo, and finally make a trip to Porta Milano.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip builder app .

Athens, Greece to Milan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Milan due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in May since evenings lows in Milan dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Varenna.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Pavia
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Basilica San Michele Maggiore ©
Basilica San Michele Maggiore
Chiesa di San Lanfranco ©
Chiesa di San Lanfranco

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Madonna del Soccorso, admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta, then make a trip to Chiesa Romanica S.Pietro e Paolo, and finally hike along Sentiero del Viandante. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio, take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at S. Giovanni Battista, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Giorgio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa Fogazzaro Roi.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Varenna online itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Milan to Varenna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Varenna can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for Bergamo.

Things to do in Varenna

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellagio, Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte, Villa Fogazzaro Roi, Chiesa di S. Giorgio, Chiesa Romanica S.Pietro e Paolo
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa Fogazzaro Roi ©
Villa Fogazzaro Roi

1
night
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 1st (Sat): savor the flavors at Ca' del Bosco and then learn about winemaking at Berlucchi Winery.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bergamo tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Varenna to Bergamo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergamo

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ca' del Bosco, Santuario di Caravaggio - Santa Maria del Fronte, Museo della Stampa, Berlucchi Winery, Basilica Santa Maria della Croce
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Ca' del Bosco ©
Ca' del Bosco
Museo della Stampa ©
Museo della Stampa

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