8 days in Lombardy Itinerary

8 days in Lombardy Itinerary

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Milan
— 2 nights
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Brescia
— 2 nights
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Mantua
— 1 night
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Tremezzina
— 2 nights

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Milan

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso and Sacro Monte Unesco di Varese. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Duomo di Milano and Piazza Ducale. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Museo del Tesoro del Duomo - Vigevano (in Vigevano), Certosa di Pavia (in Certosa di Pavia) and Basilica San Michele Maggiore (in Pavia). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Milan road trip site.

Brussels, Belgium to Milan is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in October; daily highs in Milan reach 21°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can take a train to Brescia.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza Ducale
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Brescia

Brescia ©

Lioness of Italy

As the second largest city in Lombardy after Milan, Brescia has served as an important hub of commerce and culture since pre-Roman times.
On the 3rd (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo Vecchio di Brescia, explore the historical opulence of Brescia Castle, then take an in-depth tour of Museo di Santa Giulia, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Violino, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Sirmione. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Tempio Capitolino e Piazza del Foro, get engrossed in the history at Percorso Archeologico Di Palazzo Martinengo, explore the historical opulence of Castello Scaligero, take in nature's colorful creations at Heller Garden, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di San Martino della Battaglia .

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Brescia trip planning tool.

Getting from Milan to Brescia by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November in Brescia, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mantua.

Things to do in Brescia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Must see
Brescia Castle
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Mantua

Mantua ©

Sleeping Beauty

Often overlooked in favor of nearby Lake Garda, Mantua is one of northern Italy's Renaissance gems.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Camera degli Sposi, explore the ancient world of Rotonda di San Lorenzo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Castello San Giorgio, explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Ducale Mantova, then admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Te, and finally see the interesting displays at Il Museo Storico dei Vigili del Fuoco.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mantua trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Brescia to Mantua takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tremezzina.

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Tremezzina

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
On the 6th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, examine the collection at Museo Etnografico E Naturalistico Val Sanagra, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Monastero, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Vezio, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Leonardo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Casa dei Presepi, admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Villa Melzi, then stop by La Cantina, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Greenway del Lago di Como, and finally admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tremezzina driving holiday app.

Getting from Mantua to Tremezzina by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Tremezzina, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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Villa Carlotta
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