8 days in Milan, Florence & Rome Itinerary

8 days in Milan, Florence & Rome Itinerary

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8 days in Milan, Florence & Rome Itinerary

Start: Tehran
Subway + Fly:  6 h
1
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  4 h
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Milan
— 1 night
Fly + Subway:  5 h 30 min
End: Tehran

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary maker website .

Tehran, Iran to Milan is an approximately 10-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Tehran in April, expect Milan to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 9°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Florence.

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Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Florence route builder.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Tue) before leaving for Rome.

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Colosseum as well as Palatine Hill. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

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Side Trip

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

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Milan

Milan ©
On the 16th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Milan holiday planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore ©
Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore

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