7 days in Rome, Venice & Milan Itinerary

7 days in Rome, Venice & Milan Itinerary

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Rome
— 2 nights
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 2 nights

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Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've now added Food Tours of Rome to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Roman Forum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and finally awaken your taste buds at Food Tours of Rome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

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Boston, USA to Rome is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in August, you will find days in Rome are somewhat warmer (90°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Venice

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Venice Free Walking Tour as well as Time Social Bar. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Time Social Bar. Here are some ideas for day two: gain interesting insight with Venice Free Walking Tour, then contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, you will find days in Venice are little chillier (85°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours

Milan

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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 29th (Thu), shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and then steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo.

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Getting from Venice to Milan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping