5 days in Italy Itinerary

5 days in Italy Itinerary

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5 days in Italy Itinerary

Stockholm
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Milan
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
Venice
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
Pisa
— Few hours
train:  1​h
Florence
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Rome
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Stockholm

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day
Milan

Milan ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then examine the collection at Tour delle Merlate - Castello Sforzesco.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Milan is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in December, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between 8°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can take a train to Venice.

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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Venice

Venice
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.
On the 24th (Sun), snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally steep yourself in history at Porta della Carta.

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Take a train from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pisa.

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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Porta della Carta ©
Porta della Carta

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day
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring and then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli.

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Traveling by car from Venice to Pisa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Venice in December, expect Pisa to be somewhat warmer, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.
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Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli
Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring ©
Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring

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hours
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Pisa to Florence in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Florence, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 26th (Tue), admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Rome, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

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Basilica di San Pietro ©
Basilica di San Pietro
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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