10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  4 h
1
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Monteriggioni
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
3
Siena
— Few hours
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Florence
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Pisa
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Cinque Terre
— 1 day
Train:  2 h
7
Genoa
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Milan
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Lisbon

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mercato Centrale, Cappelle Medicee, Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and finally make a trip to L’importuno di Michelangelo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and then admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence online visit planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Florence is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Monteriggioni.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

1
night
Monteriggioni

Monteriggioni ©
To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Monteriggioni trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Florence to Monteriggioni in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Monteriggioni sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Siena.

Things to do in Monteriggioni

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping
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Castello di Monteriggioni ©
Castello di Monteriggioni
Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta
Monteriggioni ©
Monteriggioni

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): browse the exhibits of Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico and then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Siena online travel route planner.

Siena is just a stone's throw from Monteriggioni. In October, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

1
night
Florence

Florence
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Ercole e il Centauro Nesso.

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Take a bus from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites
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night
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Leaning Tower of Pisa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptistery of St. John, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pisa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Florence to Pisa by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

1
day
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 3rd (Thu), learn about winemaking at Terra di Bargon, stroll through Cinque Terre Trails, then do a tasting at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, and finally trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Pisa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Genoa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink ©
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink

1
night
Genoa

Genoa
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Genoa trip builder site.

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Genoa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Genoa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll set off for Milan on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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nights
Milan

Milan ©
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 4th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, then admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, and finally steep yourself in history at Milan War Cemetery.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Milan travel route builder app.

You can take a train from Genoa to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Genoa in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Milan, with lows of 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, Villa del Balbianello
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery

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