13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bologna
— 2 nights
2
Venice
— 2 nights
3
Vigo di Fassa
— 3 nights
4
Garda
— 1 night
5
Como
— 2 nights
6
Milan
— 2 nights

2
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ferrara Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Castello Estense, then make a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Vitale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Petronio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then don't miss a visit to Palazzo Sampieri Talon, then steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bologna day trip planning website.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Bologna is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from San Juan to Bologna due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Juan in September, expect Bologna to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ferrara, Ravenna
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell

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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 10th (Thu): steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, and finally contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice route maker tool.

Drive from Bologna to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vigo di Fassa.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Vigo di Fassa

Vigo di Fassa ©
Vigo di Fassa is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 60km northeast of Trento. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vigo di Fassa: Canazei (Funivia Pass Pordoi, Sass Pordoi, &more) and Tre Cime di Lavaredo (in Auronzo di Cadore). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Da Ciampedie a Gardeccia, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Carezza, pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo, and make a trip to Passo San Pellegrino.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vigo di Fassa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Vigo di Fassa takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Garda.

Things to do in Vigo di Fassa

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Canazei, Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Passo San Pellegrino, Lago di Carezza, Parrocchia dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo
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Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
Tre Cime di Lavaredo ©
Tre Cime di Lavaredo
Museo Ladino di Fassa ©
Museo Ladino di Fassa

1
night
Garda

Garda ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stroll through Punta di San Vigilio, explore the activities along Lago di Garda, then steep yourself in history at Villa degli Albertini, and finally head outdoors with La Rocca.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Garda driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Vigo di Fassa to Garda in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Como.

Things to do in Garda

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Lago di Garda ©
Lago di Garda
Villa degli Albertini ©
Villa degli Albertini

2
nights
Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look for gifts at Tea World, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Fedele, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Abbondio, and finally take a tour by water with My Lake Como Concierge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sights as you ascend with Lake Como Adventures, admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, and then admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Como attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Garda to Como takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Tremezzina
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Lake Como Adventures ©
Lake Como Adventures
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Milan road trip tool.

You can drive from Como to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Milan are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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