14 days in Milan, Portofino & Venice Itinerary

14 days in Milan, Portofino & Venice Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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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 Borg El Arab

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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 Riserva Naturale Val di Mello and Corni di Canzo. We've included these beaches for you: Spiaggia Tranquilla and Riva Bianca Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Azalea - Silk of Como (in Bellagio), Turati Centro Nautico Lario (in Argegno) and Como (Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, Oasi WWF Torbiere del Bassone di Albate, &more). There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, look for gifts at Le Ceramiche di Vezio, wander the streets of Via Lincoln, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

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Alexandria, Egypt to Milan is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alexandria to Milan. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Alexandria in July since evenings lows in Milan dip to 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 look for all kinds of wild species at 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 2.5 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

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping
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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 Gallerie dell'Accademia. Head to Mercati di Rialto and ar33studiofor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Portofino to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
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