13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Milan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
4
San Candido
— 1 night
Drive
5
Ortisei
— 1 night
Drive
6
Riva Del Garda
— 2 nights
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Riyadh

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Milan — 3 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Basilica di Sant'Abbondio (in Como), Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina) and Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata (in Lodi). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, test your problem-solving skills at La Casa Maledetta, and admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Milan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Riyadh to Milan, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Riyadh in October: high temperatures in Milan hover around 21°C and lows are around 13°C. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Verona.
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Verona — 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally catch a live performance at Arena di Verona. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda, get in on the family fun at Gardaland Park, and then explore the world behind art at Palazzo Ducale di Mantova.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Verona day trip website.

Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Verona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.
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Venice — 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Candido.
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San Candido — 1 night

Innichen is a market town and comune (municipality) in South Tyrol in northern Italy.It is located in the Puster Valley on the Drava River, about 80km northeast of Bolzano, on Italy's border with Austria. To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Candido online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Venice to San Candido takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in October: high temperatures in San Candido hover around 14°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ortisei.
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Ortisei — 1 night

Urtijëi is a town of 4,637 inhabitants in South Tyrol in northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Seiser Alm.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ortisei road trip planning tool.

Getting from San Candido to Ortisei by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Candido in October, expect Ortisei to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Riva Del Garda.
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Riva Del Garda — 2 nights

Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the activities along Lago di Ledro and then don't miss a visit to Strada Della Forra.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Riva Del Garda road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ortisei to Riva Del Garda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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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