8 days in Veneto & Lombardy Itinerary

8 days in Veneto & Lombardy Itinerary

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8 days in Veneto & Lombardy Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Verona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Tremezzina
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Milan
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Brussels


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3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice holiday planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Venice is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Brussels, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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 4th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Arena di Verona, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Domus Mercatorum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Verona tour itinerary website .

Getting from Venice to Verona by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Verona

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta, then admire the verdant scenery at Valchiavenna, and finally look for gifts at Azalea - Silk of Como.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tremezzina trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Verona to Tremezzina by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. November in Tremezzina sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Valchiavenna, Azalea - Silk of Como
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Valchiavenna ©
Valchiavenna
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): walk around Il Parco di Villa Erba, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentee di Sort, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Milan travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Tremezzina to Milan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Sentee di Sort
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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