22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 5 nights
Train
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
3
Milan
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Varenna
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Coredo
— 1 night
Drive
6
Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Venice
— 5 nights
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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.
Family-friendly places like Colosseum and Pantheon will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

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Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Rome, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect Rome to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.
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Florence — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Family-friendly places like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Ponte Vecchio will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. November in Florence sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to take a train to 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 13th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo Poldi Pezzoli, test your team's savvy at La Casa Maledetta, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore.

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Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in November, expect nights in Milan to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Varenna.
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Varenna — 2 nights

Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the activities along Lago di Como, make a trip to La Passeggiata Degli Innamorati, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Giacomo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Molino Maufet, brush up on your military savvy at Forte Montecchio Nord, take in the pleasant sights at Green Way dei Patriarchi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at S. Giovanni Battista, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte.

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Traveling by car from Milan to Varenna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Varenna are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Coredo.
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Coredo — 1 night

On the 17th (Thu), look for gifts at Caseificio Sociale Di Coredo, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Coredo, then test the waters at Centro Benessere Hedone, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Nero.

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You can drive from Varenna to Coredo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Coredo are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Verona.
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Verona — 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
On the 18th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, contemplate the long history of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Arena di Verona, make a trip to Piazza Bra, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Valentino, and finally find something for the whole family at Gardaland Park.

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Drive from Coredo to Verona in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Venice.
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Venice — 5 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Canal Grande and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel, Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and have fun and explore at Creature di Gomma - Venice Vintage Toys.

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You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In November in Venice, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
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Lake Como travel guide

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A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."
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