18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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18 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Verona
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Turin
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Campina Grande

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Castello Sforzesco, see La Casa Maledetta, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Milan day trip site .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Milan is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Milan is 4 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in April, expect Milan to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Fun & Games Nightlife
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

3
nights
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 13th (Tue): wander the streets of Quinzano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgetto o San Pietro Martire, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola FlaTio, then savor the flavors at Villa Mosconi Bertani, and finally do a tasting at Bertani.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Verona journey builder app .

You can take a train from Milan to Verona in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

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

7
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Pitti Palace. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Borgo di Lucignano d’Arbia (in Lucignano d'Arbia) and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner .

Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, Crete Senesi, Castello del Trebbio, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

3
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): take a stroll through Portovenere, then get to know the fascinating history of Groppo, and then get into the urban bustle at Vernazza.

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You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. April in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Genoa, Portovenere
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Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

1
night
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema.

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Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Turin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cinque Terre in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Spas
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Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Spas

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