9 days in Milan, Varenna & Florence Itinerary

9 days in Milan, Varenna & Florence Itinerary

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Milan
— Few hours
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Varenna
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 3 nights
4
Milan
— 1 night

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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.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Milan is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in August; daily highs in Milan reach °C and lows reach °C. You will leave for Varenna on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Parks

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Varenna

Varenna ©
Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at S. Giovanni Battista.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Varenna route app.

Getting from Milan to Varenna by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Varenna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for Florence.

Things to do in Varenna

Historic Sites
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S. Giovanni Battista ©
S. Giovanni Battista

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Corridoio Vasariano and Palazzo Strozzi.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Florence travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Varenna to Florence takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Florence sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Museums
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Corridoio Vasariano ©
Corridoio Vasariano
Palazzo Strozzi ©
Palazzo Strozzi

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Milan

Milan ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Palazzo Reale.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Milan holiday builder site.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano ©
Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano
Palazzo Reale ©
Palazzo Reale

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