7 days in Florence, Selva di Val Gardena & Lake Garda Itinerary

7 days in Florence, Selva di Val Gardena & Lake Garda Itinerary

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Florence
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Selva di Val Gardena
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Torbole
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Sirmione
— 3 nights
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Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Florence travel planning app.

Milan to Florence is an approximately 2.5-hour travel. You can also take a train; or drive; or fly. Traveling from Milan in February, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Selva di Val Gardena

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Selva di Val Gardena sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Florence to Selva di Val Gardena in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February, Selva di Val Gardena is much colder than Florence - with highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C. On the 10th (Wed), you're off to Torbole.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Torbole

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo Del Ben - Conti d'Arco in piazza Rosmini, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo, then hike along Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta, and finally contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Pietro in Oliveto. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Lomi Lomi Ginger di Elisabetta Benamati, then make a trip to Strada della Forra, then hike along Old Ponale Road Path, and finally don't miss a visit to The Bastion.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Torbole trip app.

Traveling by car from Selva di Val Gardena to Torbole takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in February, with highs in Torbole at 10°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sirmione.

Things to do in Torbole

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sirmione

— 3 nights
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Change things up with these side-trips from Sirmione: Bottega d'Arte Benaco (in Lazise), Salo (Lungolago Di Salo & Palazzo della Magnifica Patria di Salo) and Borghetto sul Mincio (in Valeggio Sul Mincio). There's much more to do: slough off your stress at Spa Termale Aquaria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Sirmione, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesetta di S. Anna, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sirmione trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Torbole to Sirmione by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In February in Sirmione, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Sirmione

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips