11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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11 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
3
Portofino
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Bellagio
— 2 nights
ferry:  45​min
5
Como
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Luxembourg City

2
nights
Venice

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro and Galleria S.Eufemia. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the exciting artwork at Bel-Air Fine Art, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and hunt for treasures at Mercati di Rialto.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary planner.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Venice is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Luxembourg City in August; daily highs in Venice reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Gioielleria Eredi Jovon ©
Gioielleria Eredi Jovon
Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro ©

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nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): stroll through Cinque Terre Trails, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then take a stroll around Vernazza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Venice to Cinque Terre takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can take a train to Portofino.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre

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nights
Portofino

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria d'Arte Portofino, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giorgio, visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Brown, and finally identify plant and animal life at Area Marina Protetta Portofino. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront activity at Marina di Portofino, make a trip to Oratorio di Nostra Signora Assunta, then stroll through Parco di Portofino, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Di San Martino.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Portofino trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Portofino takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Portofino when traveling from Cinque Terre in August, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bellagio.

Things to do in Portofino

Parks Historic Sites Tours
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Area Marina Protetta Portofino ©
Area Marina Protetta Portofino
Galleria d'Arte Portofino ©
Galleria d'Arte Portofino
Castello Brown ©
Castello Brown

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Bellagio

Bellagio ©
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 11th (Sun): stop by Azalea - Silk of Como, shop like a local with Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte, admire the striking features of Villa Monastero, then take in breathtaking views at Orrido di Bellano, and finally admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Vezio, shop like a local with Le Ceramiche di Vezio, then admire the natural beauty at i Giardini di Villa Melzi, and finally view the masterpieces at Abele Experientia Artis.

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You can drive from Portofino to Bellagio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Portofino in August since evenings lows in Bellagio dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Como.

Things to do in Bellagio

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Perledo, Varenna, Villa Carlotta, Orrido di Bellano, Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Le Ceramiche di Vezio ©
Le Ceramiche di Vezio
i Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
i Giardini di Villa Melzi

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Como

Como ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Piazza Cavour, then head outdoors with Lake Como Adventures, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), and finally admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): look for gifts at Teatro del Gusto Como, then get into the urban bustle at Broletto, and then get some fabulous bargains at Giorgio Armani Outlet Srl.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Como trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Bellagio to Como in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Como

Shopping Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Villa del Balbianello, Giorgio Armani Outlet Srl
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Teatro del Gusto Como ©
Teatro del Gusto Como
Broletto ©
Broletto
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

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