7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

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7 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  9​h
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Portofino
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Santa Margherita Ligure
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Varenna
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 15​min
5
Milan
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Cairo

2
nights
Venice

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 10th (Sun), explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally make a trip to St. Mark's Square. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

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Cairo, Egypt to Venice is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Venice is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Cairo in November, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Venice: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portofino.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Portofino

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Area Marina Protetta Portofino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Di San Martino, then stop by L'Ancoretta, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Portofino day trip website .

You can drive from Venice to Portofino in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Portofino when traveling from Venice in November, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Santa Margherita Ligure.

Things to do in Portofino

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

L'Ancoretta
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Area Marina Protetta Portofino ©
Area Marina Protetta Portofino
Faro di Portofino ©
Faro di Portofino

1
night
Santa Margherita Ligure

Santa Margherita Ligure ©
Santa Margherita Ligure is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 35km southeast of Genoa, in the Tigullio traditional area.Santa Margherita Ligure borders the following municipalities: Camogli, Portofino, Rapallo.It has a port, used for both tourism and fishing activities. On the 13th (Wed), kick back and relax at Baia di Paraggi and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Michele di Pagana.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santa Margherita Ligure day trip planning website .

Santa Margherita Ligure is just a short distance from Portofino. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Varenna.

Things to do in Santa Margherita Ligure

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Michele di Pagana
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San Michele di Pagana ©
San Michele di Pagana

1
night
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 14th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Riva Bianca Beach, view the masterpieces at Le Ceramiche di Vezio, then stop by Bellagioseta, and finally view the masterpieces at Abele Experientia Artis.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Varenna trip planning website .

You can drive from Santa Margherita Ligure to Varenna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Santa Margherita Ligure in November, with highs in Varenna at 13°C and lows at 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Varenna

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bellagio, Riva Bianca Beach, Le Ceramiche di Vezio
Highlights from your plan
Riva Bianca Beach ©
Riva Bianca Beach
Le Ceramiche di Vezio ©
Le Ceramiche di Vezio
Abele Experientia Artis ©
Abele Experientia Artis

1
night
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 15th (Fri), browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Deodato Arte.

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

You can take a train from Varenna to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Milan, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Galleria Deodato Arte ©
Galleria Deodato Arte

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