11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary planner
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Fly
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Milan
— 2 nights
Train
2
Turin
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Alba
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Genoa
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Milan
— 1 night
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Milan — 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore and Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci. Get a sense of the local culture at Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano and Monumental Cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, admire the natural beauty at La Vigna Di Leonardo, admire the striking features of Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano, and buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip maker site.

Toronto, Canada to Milan is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Milan. When traveling from Toronto in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Milan, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Turin.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums
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Turin — 2 nights

City of Magic

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 29th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Pont-Saint-Martin and then make a trip to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Filippo Neri, admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, and then take an in-depth tour of Musei Reali.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Turin road trip planner.

Take a train from Milan to Turin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in August: highs in Turin hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Alba.
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Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
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Alba — 2 nights

Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. On the 31st (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, do a tasting at Cantina Fabrizio Battaglino - Visite & Degustazioni, and then do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Bajaj. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Panchina Gigante Rossa, learn about winemaking at Maurilio Vaira Tenuta del Barone, awaken your taste buds at Agrilab - Wine Tasting Tour, then learn about winemaking at Cantina Giacomo Borgogno e Figli, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Alba day trip website.

Getting from Turin to Alba by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Alba are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Genoa.
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Wineries · Spas · Tours · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Genoa — 2 nights

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Antica Farmacia Erboristica Sant'Anna dei Frati Carmelitani Scalzi, then step into the grandiose world of D'Albertis Castle, then steep yourself in history at Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco, and finally take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello.

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

Traveling by car from Alba to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Alba in September since evenings lows in Genoa dip to 22°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Milan.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Milan — 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo del Novecento, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Milan trip planner.

You can drive from Genoa to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Genoa in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Milan, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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