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 Riserva Naturale Val di Mello and Riva Bianca Beach. Head to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Azalea - Silk of Comofor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Turati Centro Nautico Lario (in Argegno), Como (Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, Oasi WWF del Bassone, &more) and Spiaggia Tranquilla (in Dorio). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, view the masterpieces at Le Ceramiche di Vezio, and wander the streets of Via Lincoln.

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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 look for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Portofino.

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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

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · 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 Gallerie dell'Accademia. Head to Mercati di Rialto and Giudecca 795 Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto.

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Traveling by car from Portofino to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. July in Venice sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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