7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Milan
— 1 night
Drive
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Portofino
— 2 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 1 night
Drive
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Genoa
— 2 nights
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Vilnius

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Milan

— 1 night

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.
On the 2nd (Sat), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, walk around Boscoincitta, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Milan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Vilnius in December, with highs in Milan at 9°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Portofino.

Things to do in Milan

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Portofino

— 2 nights
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castello Brown and Castello di Bardi. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Super Fragole Di Benedetta (in Ameglia), Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro (in Tellaro) and Cinque Terre Walk and Drink (in Manarola). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Portofino, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giorgio, and enjoy the sea views from Faro di Portofino.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portofino trip planner.

You can drive from Milan to Portofino in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Milan in December, with highs in Portofino at 16°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Portofino

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Milan

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the pleasant sights at I Navigli, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Milan trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Portofino to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Portofino in December, with highs in Milan at 9°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites

Genoa

— 2 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, then take a stroll through Boccadasse, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Genoa online day trip planner.

You can drive from Milan to Genoa in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Milan in December, with highs in Genoa at 16°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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.