5 days in Italy Itinerary

5 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Bucharest
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Parma
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
3
Modena
— Few hours
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Florence
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
5
Pisa
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
End: Milan

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night
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), take a stroll through Via Lincoln.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Milan attractions planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Milan is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bucharest to Milan, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bucharest in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Milan, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Parma.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Parma

Parma ©
Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
On the 4th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Rocca Sanvitale di Fontanellato, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Torrechiara, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di Parma, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Parma.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Parma online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Parma in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Modena.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Castello di Torrechiara, Rocca Sanvitale di Fontanellato
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Battistero di Parma ©
Battistero di Parma
Cattedrale di Parma ©
Cattedrale di Parma
Castello di Torrechiara ©
Castello di Torrechiara

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Modena

Modena
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Modena holiday maker site.

You can take a train from Parma to Modena in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will leave for Florence on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Modena

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 5th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Modena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 6th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, then steep yourself in history at Camposanto, then contemplate the long history of Baptistery of St. John, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Pisa in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In August in Pisa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John

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