9 days in Lombardy Itinerary

9 days in Lombardy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rome
Train:  3 h 45 min
1
Mantua
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Tremezzina
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Valmadrera
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Milan
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
End: Rome

1
night
Mantua

Mantua
Often overlooked in favor of nearby Lake Garda, Mantua is one of northern Italy's Renaissance gems.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Camera degli Sposi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, and then delve into the distant past at Rotonda di San Lorenzo. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Palazzo Te, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Ducale Mantova, then make a trip to Skyline di Mantova, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di San Martino della Battaglia .

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mantua trip planner.

Rome to Mantua is an approximately 4- hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rome in February, with highs in Mantua at 11°C and lows at 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Mantua

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Torre di San Martino della Battaglia
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Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova ©
Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te

2
nights
Tremezzina

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
On the 21st (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice, and finally appreciate the views at Valchiavenna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Monte Grona, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, then take in the awesome beauty at Parco Valle Albano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Anglican Church of the Ascension.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tremezzina driving holiday planner.

Drive from Mantua to Tremezzina in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Valmadrera.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Gravedona, Lake Como, Cadenabbia di Griante, Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime, Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino
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Valchiavenna ©
Valchiavenna
Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime ©
Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime

2
nights
Valmadrera

Valmadrera ©
Valmadrera is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 45km northeast of Milan and about 3km west of Lecco. On the 23rd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Moltrasio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate, then take some stellar pictures from Monumento Naturale Regionale del Sasso di Preguda, and finally admire the natural beauty at Orto Botanico. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di San Martino, make a trip to Piana Di San Tomaso, then shop like a local with Rush Cycle, and finally don't miss a visit to Cappella dei Morti di Peste.

Plan my day in Valmadrera using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Tremezzina to Valmadrera by car takes about 1.5 hours. February in Valmadrera sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Valmadrera

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Malgrate, Moltrasio
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Moltrasio ©
Moltrasio
Piana Di San Tomaso ©
Piana Di San Tomaso
Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate ©
Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate

3
nights
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.
Step out of Milan with an excursion to La Citta Alta in Bergamo--about 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip builder tool.

Drive from Valmadrera to Milan in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

La Citta Alta
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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