10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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Radda in Chianti
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train
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Milan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Varenna
— 2 nights
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Radda in Chianti

— 3 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fattoria di Montemaggio and Rocca di Castagnoli. Get some cultural insight at Dievole and Brancaia. Get out of town with these interesting Radda in Chianti side-trips: Parco Sculture Del Chianti (in Pievasciata) and Certosa di Pontignano (in Castelnuovo Berardenga). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Pornanino, don't miss a visit to Via delle Volte, learn about winemaking at Castello di Albola, and take in nature's colorful creations at Badia a Coltibuono.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Radda in Chianti online route planner.

Civitavecchia to Radda in Chianti is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Radda in Chianti can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Radda in Chianti

Wineries · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palazzo Strozzi and Corridoio Vasariano. Museum-lovers will get to explore Basilica di San Lorenzo and Museo di Palazzo Davanzati. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Mus.e Firenze, take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, wander the streets of Oltrarno, and contemplate the long history of Torre di Arnolfo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Radda in Chianti to Florence takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Milan

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Alessandro in Zebedia, take a stroll through Corso Sempione, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Decorative Arts, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Simpliciano.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Milan route planning website.

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Milan are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Varenna.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Varenna

— 2 nights
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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino and Menaggio. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio and Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Varenna: Bellagio (Azalea - Silk of Como, Enoteca Principessa, &more), Chiesa di San Vincenzo (in Gravedona ed Uniti) and Forte Montecchio Nord (in Colico). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at S. Giovanni Battista, and hike along Sentiero del Viandante.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Varenna road trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Varenna by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Varenna

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.