7 days in Genoa & Milan Itinerary

7 days in Genoa & Milan Itinerary

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7 days in Genoa & Milan Itinerary

Start: Milan
train:  1​h 45​min
1
Genoa
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Milan
— 5 nights
End: Milan

1
night
Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 1st (Tue), explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Monumentale di Staglieno, appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Silenzio, then get to know the fascinating history of Via Garibaldi, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Galata Museo del Mare, stop by Serravalle Designer Outlet, and then contemplate the long history of Abbazia di San Fruttuoso.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Genoa online itinerary creator.

Milan to Genoa is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Genoa can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Baia del Silenzio, Serravalle Designer Outlet, Abbazia di San Fruttuoso
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Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Abbazia di San Fruttuoso ©
Abbazia di San Fruttuoso

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.
Head to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Azalea - Silk of Comofor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Villa del Balbianello and Tour delle Merlate - Castello Sforzesco. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Lake Orta (in Orta San Giulio), Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar (in Griante) and AC Boat (in Menaggio). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, choose your vessel at Turati Centro Nautico Lario, and steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Milan trip generator.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Genoa in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Milan, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Orta, Azalea - Silk of Como, Villa del Balbianello, Turati Centro Nautico Lario, AC Boat
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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