16 days in Lake Como & Milan Itinerary

16 days in Lake Como & Milan Itinerary

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16 days in Lake Como & Milan Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  30​h
Bellagio
— 5 nights
train:  1​h
Milan
— 7 nights
Fly:  30​h
Sydney

5
days
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.
Head to dep design store and Fratelli Ciapponifor plenty of shopping. Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Villa Monastero. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bellagio: Lago Maggiore (in Verbania), Lido di Menaggio (in Menaggio) and Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso (in Leggiuno). The adventure continues: tour the water at your own pace with Turati Centro Nautico Lario, explore the historical opulence of Villa del Balbianello, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bellagio trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Bellagio is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Bellagio, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Varenna, Tremezzina, Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso, Lago Maggiore, Castello di Vezio
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Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Dep Design Store ©
Dep Design Store
Lido di Menaggio
Lido di Menaggio

8
days
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 off the beaten path and head to Borgo Castell'Arquato and Duomo Vecchio di Brescia. Do your shopping at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and La Rinascente. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Vicolungo The Style Outlets (in Vicolungo), Statue of San Carlone (in Arona) and Orta San Giulio (Sacro Monte di Orta & San Giulio Island). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, step into the grandiose world of Isola Bella, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Loggia, and take in the views from Ponte Coperto.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Bellagio to Milan in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Brescia, Orta San Giulio, Isola Bella, Ricetto di Candelo, Ponte Coperto
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Vicolungo The Style Outlets
Vicolungo The Style Outlets

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