11 days in Milan, Rome & Florence Itinerary

11 days in Milan, Rome & Florence Itinerary

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Milan
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Rome
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Florence
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Milan
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Milan — 2 nights

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.
On the 4th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Tecla, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then go for a walk through I Navigli.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Hurghada, Egypt to Milan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Hurghada to Milan, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Milan is cooler than Hurghada - with highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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Rome — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Milan in December: highs in Rome hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, then contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.
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Milan — 3 nights

Fashion Capital of World

On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Tecla, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

Plan trip to Milan with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Florence in December; daily highs in Milan reach 9°C and lows reach 1°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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