15 days in Rome, Florence & Milan Itinerary

15 days in Rome, Florence & Milan Itinerary

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Rome
— 5 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Milan
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Rome

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. In October, Rome is cooler than Riyadh - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

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Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Centro Storico di Siena, Duomo di Siena, &more) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Milan

— 5 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Langhe landscapes UNESCO (in Alba), Rocche Dei Barbari (in Barbaresco) and Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Arena di Verona, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, stop by Fragio Gioielli, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Milan travel planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

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