10 days in Milan & Rome Itinerary

10 days in Milan & Rome Itinerary

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Milan
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Milan

— 4 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.
Visit Duomo di Milano and Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese for their historical value. Let the collections at Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano and Museo del Novecento capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Lake Maggiore (Isole Borromee & Isola Madre) and Verona (Piazzale Castel San Pietro, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, admire the masterpieces at Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano, and stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

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Frankfurt, Germany to Milan is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Frankfurt in August: high temperatures in Milan hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. You'll set off for Rome on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Rome

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare (in Maccarese) and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Campidoglio, and explore the world behind art at Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.

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Fly from Milan to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

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