12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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12 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Florence
— 2 nights
2
Venice
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Milan
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. On your second day here, examine the collection at Stibbert Museum, then look for gifts at Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Florence is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Central European Time is 4 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in March, with highs in Florence at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

4
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda and Cannaregio. Head to T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi and Piazza delle Erbefor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the long history of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

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Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Venice are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Piazza delle Erbe, La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Brera District and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Get some cultural insight at Museo del Violino and Museo di Santa Giulia. Take a break from Milan with a short trip to Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata in Lodi, about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Gallerie d’Italia, take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio, admire the natural beauty at Casa Degli Atellani - La Vigna Di Leonardo, and explore the world behind art at Bagatti Valsecchi Museum.

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You can take a train from Venice to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In March in Milan, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Museo di Santa Giulia, Museo del Violino, Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Museo di Santa Giulia ©
Museo di Santa Giulia
Museo del Violino ©
Museo del Violino

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