8 days in Florence, Verona & Milan Itinerary

8 days in Florence, Verona & Milan Itinerary

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Florence
— 4 nights
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Verona
— 1 night
3
Milan
— 2 nights

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica of Santa Croce and The Baptistery of St. John. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Artemisia Gallery (in Pienza) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the exciting artwork at Aria Art Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and get a taste of the local shopping with M.G. Design.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Strasbourg, France to Florence is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, Florence is a bit warmer than Strasbourg - with highs of 55°F and lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Val d'Orcia, Artemisia Gallery, Castello del Trebbio
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Verona

Verona ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then explore the world behind art at Museo Canonicale, then steep yourself in history at Piazza delle Erbe, and finally explore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Verona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Florence in December; daily highs in Verona reach 45°F and lows reach 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Milano and Piazza del Duomo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castello Sforzesco and Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Sacro Monte di Ossuccio (in Ossuccio) and Enoteca Principessa (in Bellagio). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, see La Casa Maledetta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Milan trip planner.

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, Sacro Monte di Ossuccio, Enoteca Principessa
Highlights from your plan
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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