7 days in Verona, Lake Garda & Milan Itinerary

7 days in Verona, Lake Garda & Milan Itinerary

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Fly to Milan Bergamo, Bus to Verona
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gardone Riviera
— 1 night
Bus
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Malcesine
— 2 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 1 night
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Verona

— 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
On the 26th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then don't miss a visit to Liston, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at I Portoni della Bra, don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, then explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, then take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Procolo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Verona tour itinerary maker.

Lisbon, Portugal to Verona is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Verona is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in April, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Verona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Gardone Riviera.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife

Gardone Riviera

— 1 night
Gardone Riviera is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy. On the 28th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Tomba di Gabriele d'Annunzio, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda, then contemplate the long history of Palazzo della Magnifica Patria di Salo, then go for a walk through Lungolago Di Salo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Heller Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico Naturalistico della Rocca di Manerba del Garda, then see the interesting displays at Valle delle Cartiere, then make a trip to Strada della Forra, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Kurpromenade.

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Drive from Verona to Gardone Riviera in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. April in Gardone Riviera sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Malcesine.

Things to do in Gardone Riviera

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Malcesine

— 2 nights
Malcesine is a comune (municipality) on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km northwest of Venice and about 40km northwest of Verona.Geography and divisionsThe comune of Malcesine consists of Navene, Campagnola, Malcesine proper, Val di Sogno and Cassone. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Sentiero panoramico Busatte Tempesta, then step into the grandiose world of Scaliger Castle in Malcesine, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the historical opulence of Il Castello Scaligero di Torri del Benaco.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Malcesine online vacation planner.

Traveling by bus from Gardone Riviera to Malcesine takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Malcesine

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Trails

Side Trips

Milan

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo.

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Traveling by car from Malcesine to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping