12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sirmione
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Borno
— 1 day
Drive
4
Tignale
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Ponte di Legno
— 1 night
Drive
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Turin
— 2 nights
Train
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Milan
— 1 night
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Milan

— 3 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Pinacoteca di Brera. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, see La Casa Maledetta, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and examine the collection at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Milan driving holiday tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Milan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in November, with highs in Milan at 15°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Sirmione.

Things to do in Milan

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Sirmione

— 2 nights
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero, soak in style at Spa Termale Aquaria, and then delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Palazzo Ducale di Mantova, explore the world behind art at Palazzo Te, and then stop by Ciokolart.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sirmione travel route planning site.

Drive from Milan to Sirmione in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In December in Sirmione, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Borno.

Things to do in Sirmione

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Baths

Side Trips

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Borno

— 1 day
Borno is an Italian comune in Val Camonica, province of Brescia, in Lombardy.It is located on the so-called plateau of the Sun.Main sights Parish Church of San Martin and John the Baptist (18th century). Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Parco Comunale delle Incisioni Rupestri di Luine and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Traveling by car from Sirmione to Borno takes 2 hours. December in Borno sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tignale.

Things to do in Borno

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Wildlife

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Tignale

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Alto Garda Bresciano.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tignale trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Borno to Tignale takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ponte di Legno.

Things to do in Tignale

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Ponte di Legno

— 1 night
Ponte di Legno is an Italian comune of 1,729 inhabitants in Val Camonica, province of Brescia, in Lombardy.GeographySituated at the confluence of the two source rivers of the Oglio, Ponte di Legno is the uppermost comune of Valle Camonica.HistoryThe territory of the municipality of Ponte di Legno was part of the ancient Dalaunia, which included also the comune of Temù.On September 27, 1917 the village was bombarded by Austrian cannons and razed to the ground in a short time.Monuments and places of interestReligious architecturesThe churches of Ponte di Legno are: Parish of the Holy Trinity, dated 1685, though the wooden door is from 1929. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): make a trip to Sacrario militare del Passo Del Tonale, fly down the slopes at Passo del Tonale Ski Resort, and then see the interesting displays at Museo della Guerra Bianca in Adamello.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ponte di Legno trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tignale to Ponte di Legno takes 3.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Ponte di Legno are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Turin.

Things to do in Ponte di Legno

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Turin

— 2 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and then see the interesting displays at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Reggia di Venaria Reale, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Turin day trip website.

Traveling by car from Ponte di Legno to Turin takes 4.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ponte di Legno in December since evenings lows in Turin dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Side Trip

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Milan

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, and then get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by train from Turin to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Milan

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Italy travel guide

4.6
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.

Province of Brescia travel guide

4.3
Castles · Turkish Baths · Landmarks
Brescia is a city and comune in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. It is situated at the foot of the Alps, a few kilometres from the lakes Garda and Iseo. With a population of 196,480, it is the second largest city in the region and the fourth of northwest Italy. The urban area of Brescia extends beyond the administrative city limits and has a population of 672,822, while over 1.5 million people live in its metropolitan area. The city is the administrative capital of the Province of Brescia, one of the largest in Italy, with over 1,200,000 inhabitants.Founded over 3,200 years ago, Brescia has been an important regional centre since pre-Roman times. Its old town contains the best-preserved Roman public buildings in northern Italy and numerous monuments, among these the medieval castle, the Old and New cathedral, the Renaissance Piazza della Loggia and the rationalist Piazza della Vittoria.The monumental archaeological area of the Roman forum and the monastic complex of San Salvatore-Santa Giulia have become a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of a group of seven inscribed as Longobards in Italy, Places of Power. Brescia is considered the industrial capital of Italy. The metallurgy and the production of machine tools and firearms are of particular economic significance, along with mechanical and automotive engineering. The major companies based in the city are utility company A2A, steel producer Lucchini, firearms manufacturer Beretta, shotgun producer Perazzi, machine tools manufacturer Camozzi and gas control manufacturer Cavagna Group.

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Province of Turin travel guide

4.3
Turin is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy. It is the capital city of the Metropolitan City of Turin (an administrative division of Italy) and of the Piedmont region, and was the first capital city of Italy. The city is located mainly on the western bank of the Po River, in front of Susa Valley, and is surrounded by the western Alpine arch and Superga Hill. The population of the city proper is 886.837 (31 December 2016) while the population of the urban area is estimated by Eurostat to be 1.7 million inhabitants. The Turin metropolitan area is estimated by the OECD to have a population of 2.2 million.In 1997 a part of the historical center of Turin was inscribed in the World Heritage List under the name Residences of the Royal House of Savoy.The city has a rich culture and history, being known for its numerous art galleries, restaurants, churches, palaces, opera houses, piazzas, parks, gardens, theatres, libraries, museums and other venues. Turin is well known for its Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neo-classical, and Art Nouveau architecture.

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