21 days in Milan, Venice & Rome Itinerary

21 days in Milan, Venice & Rome Itinerary

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1
Milan
— 5 nights
2
Venice
— 9 nights
3
Rome
— 6 nights

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Museo Egizio (in Turin), Monumento Naturale Regionale del Sasso di Preguda (in Valmadrera) and Cucinantica (in Como). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan trip itinerary builder site.

Cairo, Egypt to Milan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Cairo to Milan, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Milan is colder than Cairo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Langhe landscapes UNESCO, Museo Egizio, Monumento Naturale Regionale del Sasso di Preguda, Cucinantica, Chiesetta di San Pietro
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio

9
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Biblioteca della Santa Marta, Domus Mercatorum, &more) and Padua (Palazzo del Capitanio, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

6
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, stop by Trastevere, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planning website.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in January, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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