5 days in Como & Milan Itinerary

5 days in Como & Milan Itinerary

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5 days in Como & Milan Itinerary

Start: Milan
train:  45​min
1
Como
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
2
Milan
— 2 nights
End: Milan

2
nights
Como

Como ©
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 31st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Sant'Abbondio, then stroll through Melissa Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at FAI - Villa e Collezione Panza. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia San Pietro al Monte, then get to know the fascinating history of Greenway del Lago di Como, and then choose your vessel at Turati Centro Nautico Lario.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Como trip itinerary planner.

Milan to Como is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Turati Centro Nautico Lario, Villa e Collezione Panza, Greenway del Lago di Como, Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte, Melissa Beach
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Basilica di Sant'Abbondio ©
Basilica di Sant'Abbondio
Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Greenway del Lago di Como
Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte ©
Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tempio dell'Incoronata and Basilica di San Pietro in Ciel d'Oro. Abbazia Santa Maria di Morimondo and Basilica San Michele Maggiore will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Museo Storico Alfa Romeo (in Arese), Parco della Rocca Borromea (in Arona) and Melissa Beach (in Golasecca). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Bagatti Valsecchi Museum and look and learn at Civico Planetario Ulrico Hoepli.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Milan trip generator.

You can drive from Como to Milan in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Pavia, Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata, Museo Storico Alfa Romeo, Parco della Rocca Borromea, Abbazia Santa Maria di Morimondo
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Parco della Rocca Borromea ©
Parco della Rocca Borromea
Abbazia Santa Maria di Morimondo ©

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