14 days in Milan, Portofino & Venice Itinerary

14 days in Milan, Portofino & Venice Itinerary

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Milan
— 5 nights
Drive
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Portofino
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice
— 7 nights
Train to Bologna, Fly to Alexandria

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Spiaggia Tranquilla and I Falconieri del Feudo. Head to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Le Ceramiche di Veziofor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Riserva Naturale Val di Mello (in Val Masino), Azalea - Silk of Como (in Bellagio) and Turati Centro Nautico Lario (in Argegno). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, stroll through Oasi WWF del Bassone, kick back and relax at Riva Bianca Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary maker website.

Alexandria, Egypt to Milan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Alexandria in July, plan for little chillier nights in Milan, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portofino.

Things to do in Milan

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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Portofino

— 1 night
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. On the 7th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria d'Arte Portofino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Giorgio, enjoy the sea views from Faro di Portofino, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Brown, and finally stroll through Area Marina Protetta Portofino.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Portofino driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Milan to Portofino takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Milan in July since evenings lows in Portofino dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Portofino

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Venice

— 7 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 a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. Head to L'artista della barbaria and ar33studiofor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Portofino to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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