12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Milan
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Orta San Giulio
— 1 night
Drive
3
Verbania
— 1 night
Drive
4
Como
— 1 night
Drive
5
Tremezzina
— 1 night
Ferry
6
Bellagio
— 1 night
Drive
7
Iseo
— 1 night
Drive
8
Riva Del Garda
— 1 night
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Milan

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.
Attractions like Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Leolandia (in Capriate San Gervasio), Galleria Campari (in Sesto San Giovanni) and Langhe landscapes UNESCO (in Alba). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Milan road trip site.

Jerusalem, Israel to Milan is an approximately 8-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jerusalem to Milan. In May, Milan is a bit cooler than Jerusalem - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Orta San Giulio.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

1
night
Orta San Giulio

Orta San Giulio is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Novara in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100km northeast of Turin and about 40km northwest of Novara.The town itself is built on a promontory which juts out from the eastern bank of Lake Orta close to Isola San Giulio, an island which also falls within the municipal boundaries. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacro Monte di Orta, explore the activities along San Giulio Island, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta, then contemplate the long history of Piazza Motta, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palazzotto della Comunita.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Orta San Giulio online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Milan to Orta San Giulio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Orta San Giulio, with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Verbania.

Things to do in Orta San Giulio

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

1
night
Verbania

Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Madonna di Campagna, explore the activities along Lago Maggiore, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Verbania online day trip planner.

Getting from Orta San Giulio to Verbania by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Verbania sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Como.

Things to do in Verbania

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

1
night
Como

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.
To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Como online trip planner.

You can drive from Verbania to Como in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Como can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

1
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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 22nd (Sat), admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, then kick back and relax at Lido di Lenno, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tremezzina trip planner.

Drive from Como to Tremezzina in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Tremezzina can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Bellagio.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

1
night
Bellagio

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 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Borgo di Pescallo, admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Villa Melzi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Giacomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Leonardo, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally stop by Elisa Palmieri.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bellagio day trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Tremezzina to Bellagio takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In May in Bellagio, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Iseo.

Things to do in Bellagio

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

1
night
Iseo

Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Zenone, explore the activities along Lago d'Iseo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Garibaldi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pieve di Sant’Andrea, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Antica Strada Valeriana.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Iseo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bellagio to Iseo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Iseo sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Iseo

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

1
night
Riva Del Garda

Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Riva Del Garda online travel route planner.

You can drive from Iseo to Riva Del Garda in 2 hours. In May in Riva Del Garda, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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.