6 days in Milan, Verona & Venice Itinerary

6 days in Milan, Verona & Venice Itinerary

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6 days in Milan, Verona & Venice Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  6 h
1
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Verona
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Lisbon

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Brera District, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Milan online visit planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to Milan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Milan. In December, Milan is little chillier than Lisbon - with highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Varenna, Le Ceramiche di Vezio, Enoteca Principessa
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Enoteca Principessa ©
Enoteca Principessa
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

1
night
Verona

Verona ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, explore the ancient world of Arena di Verona, then do a tasting at Bertani, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Notai.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Verona holiday planning website .

You can take a train from Milan to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Wineries Neighborhoods
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the activities along Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Campo del Ghetto.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice day trip planning site .

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. December in Venice sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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

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