13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Como
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Milan
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Portofino
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Cinque Terre
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Florence
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Venice
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Como

Como ©

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Lido di Lenno and then kick back and relax at Lido di Menaggio. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Riva Bianca Beach and then head outdoors with Lido di Argegno.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Como attractions planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Como is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Como due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Como. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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Riva Bianca Beach ©
Riva Bianca Beach
Lido di Lenno ©
Lido di Lenno
Lido di Argegno ©
Lido di Argegno

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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.
On the 19th (Sun), get your bearings at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Como to Milan by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Portofino.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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Portofino

Portofino
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Portofino trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milan to Portofino in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In May, daytime highs in Portofino are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. You will leave for Cinque Terre on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Portofino

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): kick back and relax at Sun Beach and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Fegina. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Terra di Bargon, learn about winemaking at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, then learn about winemaking at Buranco Agriturismo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Bar Alga.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cinque Terre road trip app.

You can drive from Portofino to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Traveling from Portofino in May, plan for little chillier nights in Cinque Terre, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

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Spiaggia di Fegina
Spiaggia di Fegina
Sun Beach ©
Sun Beach
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink ©
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink

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Florence

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Florence sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Venice

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica di San Marco and Piazza San Marco. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and make a trip to Dorsoduro.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip maker site.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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