47 days in Milan, Venice & Rome Itinerary

47 days in Milan, Venice & Rome Itinerary

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47 days in Milan, Venice & Rome Itinerary

Start: Milan
1
Milan
— 39 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
2
Venice
— 2 nights
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  3​h
End: Milan

39
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo (in Legnano), Azienda Vitivinicola Fontechiara (in Borgomanero) and Como (Basilica di San Fedele, Centro Storico, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

To see photos and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Malpensa International Airport, Milano Linate Airport and Il Caravaggio International Airport. January in Milan sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Turin, Como, Cernobbio, Bellagio, Ossuccio
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Venice visit planning site .

Traveling by train from Milan to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In February, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
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Venice

Venice ©
On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa degli Eremitani, then pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

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Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Padua
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Gallerie dell'Accademia ©
Gallerie dell'Accademia
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Museo Ebraico di Venezia ©
Museo Ebraico di Venezia

3
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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Rome are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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