8 days in Florence, Verona & Milan Itinerary

8 days in Florence, Verona & Milan Itinerary

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Florence
— 4 nights
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Verona
— 1 night
Drive
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Milan
— 2 nights
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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Campanile di Giotto and Basilica of Santa Croce. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Artemisia Gallery (in Pienza). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the exciting artwork at Aria Art Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Strasbourg, France to Florence is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, Florence is a bit warmer than Strasbourg - with highs of 55°F and lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then explore the world behind art at Museo Canonicale, then steep yourself in history at Piazza delle Erbe, and finally explore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Verona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Florence in December; daily highs in Verona reach 45°F and lows reach 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore and Enoteca Principessa. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino (in Griante) and Sacro Monte di Ossuccio (in Ossuccio). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, see La Casa Maledetta, and don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in Milan, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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