16 days in Northwest Italy & Fondo Itinerary

16 days in Northwest Italy & Fondo Itinerary

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Milan
— 1 night
Drive
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Como
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fondo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Borghetto di Borbera
— 2 nights
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Milan
— 1 day
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Milan — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip builder tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Milan is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Tel Aviv in August since evenings lows in Milan dip to 22°C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Como.
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Como — 2 nights

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stop by Tea World and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo). On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Giacomo.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Como day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Milan to Como takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Como can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fondo.
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Fondo — 2 nights

Fondo is a comune in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 40km north of Trento. You've added Trentino WILD - Rafting & Outdoor, Pista Ciclabile Val Di Non, Lago di Tret, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the sheer force of Cascata di Tret, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Tret, and then pause for some photo ops at Orologio ad Acqua di Fondo. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Pista Ciclabile Val Di Non, take in breathtaking views at Canyon Rio Sass, and then explore the activities along Lago Smeraldo.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Fondo online tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Como to Fondo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Como in August; daily highs in Fondo reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Verona route site.

Traveling by car from Fondo to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Fondo in August, with highs in Verona at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Signoria.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip tool.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Borghetto di Borbera.
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Borghetto di Borbera — 2 nights

Borghetto di Borbera is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 110km southeast of Turin and about 35km southeast of Alessandria. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Salumificio Da Pina, appreciate the extensive heritage of Area Archeologica di Libarna, and then cool off at Parco Acquatico Bolleblu.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Borghetto di Borbera road trip tool.

You can drive from Florence to Borghetto di Borbera in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Florence in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Borghetto di Borbera: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 18°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Milan.
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Milan — 1 day

Fashion Capital of World

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Milan road trip planning app.

You can drive from Borghetto di Borbera to Milan in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Borghetto di Borbera in September, expect nights in Milan to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Thu).
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