43 days in Italy, Zagreb & Ljubljana Itinerary

43 days in Italy, Zagreb & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 9 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 7 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 7 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 5 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 6 nights
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Rome, Italy

— 7 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
When in Rome, make a side trip to see Villa d'Este in Tivoli, approximately Tivoli away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and stop by Trastevere.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder site.

Singapore, Singapore to Rome is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Rome is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Singapore in April, things will get colder in Rome: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 21:

Florence, Italy

— 9 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Pisa (La Staffetta Tap Room, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more), Siena (Pinacoteca Nazionale, Facciatone, &more) and San Gimignano (Torre Grossa & Guardastelle Vineyard). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 30:

Milan, Italy

— 7 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Como (Cathedral of Como (Duomo) & Basilica di Sant'Abbondio), Parma (Battistero di Parma & Food Tours) and Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo (in Legnano). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, trek along Sentiero del Viandante, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, and get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 7:

Venice, Italy

— 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more), Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Prato della Valle, &more) and Fondazione Bisazza (in Montecchio Maggiore). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip site.

Drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 14:

Zagreb, Croatia

— 5 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Plitvica (Great Cascades, Burgeti Lakes, &more), Sastavci (in Plitvice Lakes National Park) and Vinska kuca Hazic (in Sveti Martin na Muri). There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and see the world from above with Air Tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Zagreb trip maker app.

Drive from Venice to Zagreb in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Zagreb, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 19:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Bled (Triglav National Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). The adventure continues: stroll around Volčji Potok Arboretum, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ljubljana holiday planner.

Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In May in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 19 — 25:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.