37 days in Italy Itinerary

37 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 7 nights
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Modena
— 6 nights
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Verona
— 8 nights
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Milan
— 7 nights
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Turin
— 6 nights
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Venice

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.
Popular historic sites such as Centro Storico di Venezia and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Scrovegni Chapel and Piazza dei Signori. Venture out of the city with trips to Bologna (Ono Arte Contemporanea, Cattedrale di San Pietro, &more), Torronificio Scaldaferro - spaccio torrone (in Dolo) and Padua (Battistero del Duomo di Padova, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, hunt for treasures at Mercati di Rialto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and don't miss a visit to Dorsoduro.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice sightseeing planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Venice is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In November, Venice is slightly colder than Melbourne - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Modena.

Things to do in Venice

Side Trips

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Modena

Capital of Engines

Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
For shopping fun, head to Mercato Albinelli or Consorzio Vacche Rosse. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Magnani-Rocca Foundation and Galleria Estense. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Modena: Reggio Emilia (Basilica di San Prospero, Piazza Fontanesi, &more), Parma (Museo Casa natale Arturo Toscanini & Basilica di Santa Maria della Steccata (Madonna della Steccata)) and Acetaia Cavedoni (in Castelvetro di Modena). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti, explore the world behind art at Museo del Duomo - Museo Lapidario, take an in-depth tour of Abbazia di Nonantola - Museo Benedettino e Diocesano di Arte Sacra, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastero San Pietro dei Monaci Benedettini.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Modena online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Modena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Modena

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 4 — 10:

8
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Verona

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate chiesa di San Lorenzo - Verona and Porta Borsari. Explore hidden gems such as Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra and Fondazione Bisazza. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Mantua (Piazza Sordello, Castello San Giorgio, &more), Trento (Museo Diocesano Tridentino, Cattedrale di San Vigilio, &more) and Brescia (Museo delle Armi Luigi Marzoli e Museo del Risorgimento, Tempio Capitolino e Piazza del Foro, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Giardino Giusti, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Corona, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio in Braida-Verona, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico al Teatro Romano.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Verona sightseeing planner.

Getting from Modena to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. December in Verona sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Side Trips

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Milan

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cripta di San Giovanni and Armani Silos. Visit Teatro Romano and Certosa di Milano for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Como (Basilica di San Fedele & Broletto), Santuary of Our Lady of Miracles (in Saronno) and Crespi Bonsai Parabiago (in Parabiago). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Branca, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Apostoli e Nazzaro Maggiore, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Ancient Art, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio.

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

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. December in Milan sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 25:

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Turin

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti and Chiesa di San Domenico. Step off the beaten path and head to Cascina Sot and Azienda Agricola Ca Neuva. Change things up with these side-trips from Turin: Museo della Scrittura Meccanica (in Bra), Saint Secondo (in Cortazzone) and Museo della Magia (in Cherasco). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo di Antichita, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Solferino, see the interesting displays at Museo Lavazza, and have fun and explore at Palazzo Barolo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Turin trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Milan to Turin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 31:

Italy travel guide

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