15 days in Rome, Florence & Milan Itinerary

15 days in Rome, Florence & Milan Itinerary

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Rome
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Florence
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Milan
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Rome — 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

Before you visit Rome, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Rome due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Riyadh in October: high temperatures in Rome hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.
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Florence — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Centro Storico di Siena, Duomo di Siena, &more) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Milan.
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Milan — 5 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: Rocche Dei Barbari (in Barbaresco), Langhe landscapes (in Alba) and Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Arena di Verona, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, stop by Fragio Gioielli, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Milan travel planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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