17 days in Montreal & Italy Itinerary

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Montreal, Canada
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Milan, Italy
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Naples, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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Florence, Italy
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Venice, Italy
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Verona, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada

Quebec's Metropolis

Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Montreal online route planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to Montreal is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mexico City to Montreal. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mexico City in December: high temperatures in Montreal hover around -1°C and lows are around -7°C. On the 16th (Fri), you're off to Milan.
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Milan, Italy

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.
For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Montreal to Milan in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Montreal to Milan, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Milan: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll travel to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 2 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Naples online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Naples takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Milan in December; daily highs in Naples reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Eternal City

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 Santa Maria della Vittoria, Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and pause for some photo ops at La Pieta.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome route planner.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Thu) before leaving for Verona.
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Verona, Italy — 1 night

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.
On the 29th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Piazza delle Erbe, make a trip to Piazza Bra, then steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally see a show at Arena di Verona.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Verona day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In December in Verona, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then look for gifts at Fragio Gioielli, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

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Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Montreal.
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Montreal, Canada

Quebec's Metropolis

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Montreal route planner.

Getting from Milan to Montreal by flight takes about 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Milan in December, expect Montreal to be little chillier, temps between -1°C and -7°C. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Sat).
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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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