19 days in Italy & Singapore Itinerary

19 days in Italy & Singapore Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grosio, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bellagio, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Milan, Italy
Fly
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Singapore, Singapore
— 2 nights

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Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, make a trip to Piazza Venezia, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica San Miniato al Monte are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Baptistery of St. John and Pitti Palace. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Florence, with lows of 20°C. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Margherita Ligure.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:

Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy

— 4 nights
Santa Margherita Ligure is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 35km southeast of Genoa, in the Tigullio traditional area.Santa Margherita Ligure borders the following municipalities: Camogli, Portofino, Rapallo.It has a port, used for both tourism and fishing activities. Explore hidden gems such as Baia del Silenzio and Ente Parco di Portofino. Relax by the water at Baia di Paraggi and Spiaggia Minaglia Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Margherita Ligure: Basilica di Santo Stefano (in Lavagna), Basilica dei Fieschi (in Cogorno) and Santuario della Madonna dell'Olivo (in Chiavari). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Abbazia di San Fruttuoso, step into the grandiose world of Castello Della Dragonara, pause for some serene contemplation at S. Nicolò di Capodimonte, and don't miss a visit to Chiesa Di San Giacomo Di Corte.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Santa Margherita Ligure trip planning site.

You can drive from Florence to Santa Margherita Ligure in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Santa Margherita Ligure when traveling from Florence in August, with lows around 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Grosio.

Things to do in Santa Margherita Ligure

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:

Grosio, Italy

— 3 nights
Grosio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sondrio in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 130km northeast of Milan and about 35km northeast of Sondrio, on the border with Switzerland. Step off the beaten path and head to Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano and Riserva Naturale Incisioni Rupestri di Ceto Cimbergo e Paspardo. Take a break from the city and head to At the Village of Marmotte and Sentiero dei Fiori - Adamello. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grosio: Palazzo Besta (in Teglio), Pieve di San Siro (in Capo di Ponte) and Nino Negri (in Chiuro). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Val Zebru, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio, look for gifts at Minimarket Ginetto, and learn about winemaking at Tenuta La Gatta.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grosio vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Margherita Ligure to Grosio takes 5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Santa Margherita Ligure in August since evenings lows in Grosio dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bellagio.

Things to do in Grosio

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Bellagio, Italy

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stroll through I Giardini di Villa Melzi.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bellagio road trip website.

You can drive from Grosio to Bellagio in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Bellagio can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:
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Milan, Italy

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 4th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Milan vacation builder app.

You can drive from Bellagio to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Singapore.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites
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Singapore, Singapore

— 2 nights

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Battlebox and Chinatown. Head to Clarke Quay and DFS Singapore Changi Airportfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at MacRitchie Nature Trail, see a show at Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, hunt for treasures at Maxwell Food Centre, and browse the different shops at Raffles City.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Singapore road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Singapore takes 16 hours. Traveling from Milan to Singapore, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Milan, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Singapore, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Singapore

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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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.