9 days in Lombardy Itinerary

9 days in Lombardy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lombardy visit planner

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Malgrate
— 1 night
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Domaso
— 1 night
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Como
— 2 nights
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Bellagio
— 1 night
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Milan
— 3 nights

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Malgrate

— 1 night
Malgrate is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lecco, in the Italian region Lombardy. On the 27th (Sat), get outside with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte, and then don't miss a visit to Il lungolago.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Malgrate driving holiday planner.

Milan to Malgrate is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. October in Malgrate sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Domaso.

Things to do in Malgrate

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Domaso

— 1 night
Domaso is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 80km north of Milan and about 40km northeast of Como. On the 28th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa S.Maria delle Grazie, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio, then get a new perspective on things with Comolakeboats, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Vincenzo.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Domaso travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Malgrate to Domaso takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Como.

Things to do in Domaso

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Transportation · Tours

Side Trips

Como

— 2 nights

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Campo dei Fiori Regional Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, then sample the tasty concoctions at Birrificio Angelo Poretti, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Santa Maria del Monte, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Lodovico Pogliaghi.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Como online vacation planner.

You can drive from Domaso to Como in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bellagio.

Things to do in Como

Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trips

Bellagio

— 1 night

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): get outside with Lago di Piano, learn about winemaking at Enoteca Principessa, and then admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Villa Melzi.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bellagio vacation builder.

You can drive from Como to Bellagio in an hour. Other options are to drive; or ride a ferry; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Bellagio can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Thu) before leaving for Milan.

Things to do in Bellagio

Outdoors · Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Milan

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Brera District and Monumental Cemetery. Duomo di Milano and Borgo Castell'Arquato are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Cathedral of Cremona (in Cremona), Castello di Gropparello (in Gropparello) and Castello di Grazzano Visconti (in Grazzano Visconti). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Rivalta, contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Milan trip planner.

Getting from Bellagio to Milan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Lombardy travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
In the northern part of the country and sharing a border with Switzerland, Lombardy is one Italy's largest regions. It stretches from the Alps all the way to the fertile lowlands of the Po Valley. An ideal holiday destination for winter sports enthusiasts, the region is home to some of the continent's most popular resorts. If you get tired of the mountain views, skiing, and winter clothes, explore the attractions of the southern part of the Lombardy, which is famous for its sprawling vineyards and booming wine production. A region of outstanding cuisine, fashion, history, and culture, Lombardy is dotted with lakes that are surrounded by places to visit, including villas, villages, and nature preserves.