9 days in Milan, Lake Garda & Verona Itinerary

9 days in Milan, Lake Garda & Verona Itinerary

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Milan
— 2 nights
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Bardolino
— 2 nights
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Verona
— 4 nights
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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.
Milan is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip tool.

Valletta, Malta to Milan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Valletta in December, with highs in Milan at 9°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Bardolino.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping
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Bardolino

— 2 nights
Bardolino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 130km west of Venice and about 25km northwest of Verona.GeographyLocated on the eastern shore of Lake Garda, Bardolino borders the following municipalities: Affi, Cavaion Veronese, Costermano, Garda, Lazise, Manerba del Garda, Moniga del Garda, Padenghe sul Garda, and Pastrengo. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at Lomi Lomi Ginger di Elisabetta Benamati and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Gardaland Park.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bardolino trip builder site.

Getting from Milan to Bardolino by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Bardolino

Theme Parks · Spas · Nature · Parks

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Verona

— 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Venice (Basilica di San Marco, Canal Grande, &more) and Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona route planner.

Traveling by car from Bardolino to Verona takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Verona sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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