16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Milan
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Treviglio
— 1 night
Drive
3
Curno
— 1 night
Drive
4
Bergamo
— 1 night
Fly
5
Rome
— 5 nights
Drive
6
Padula
— 3 nights
Drive to Bari Karol Wojtyła Airport, Fly to Madrid

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Milan — 4 nights

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.
Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Turin (Museo Nazionale del Cinema & Museo Egizio) and Verona (Arche Scaligere, Casa di Giulietta, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Milan driving holiday planner.

Madrid, Spain to Milan is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in December: highs in Milan hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Treviglio.
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Treviglio — 1 night

Treviglio is a town and comune (i.e. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stop by La Bottega Del Caffe E Del Te, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Martino e Santa Maria Assunta, and then make a trip to Polittico di Bernardo Zenale e Bernardino Butinone.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Treviglio trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Milan to Treviglio in an hour. December in Treviglio sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Curno.
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Curno — 1 night

Curno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 40km northeast of Milan and about 6km southwest of Bergamo. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Villa Pesenti Agliardi, then see the interesting displays at Casa Museo di Papa Giovanni XXIII, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Dibi Milano.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Curno trip planner.

Traveling by car from Treviglio to Curno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bergamo.
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Bergamo — 1 night

In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
On the 31st (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of La Citta Alta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aula Picta, and then steep yourself in history at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bergamo attractions planner.

Bergamo is very close to Curno. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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Historic Sites

Rome — 5 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rome, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Bergamo to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Rome is somewhat warmer than Bergamo - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Padula.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trip

Padula — 3 nights

Padula is a comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. Change things up with these side-trips from Padula: Eufrasia Wellness & Spa (in Rotonda), Sci Club Terranova del Pollino (in Terranova di Pollino) and Vallo della Lucania (Santuario Santa Maria delle Grazie & Cattedrale di San Pantaleone).

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Padula online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Padula takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. On the 8th (Sat), you're off to home.
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Italy travel guide

4.6
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.
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Province of Bergamo travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Theme Parks · Sacred & Religious Sites
Bergamo is a city in Lombardy, northern Italy, about 40km northeast of Milan, 30km from the lakes Como and Iseo, 80 km from the lakes Garda and Maggiore. The foothills of the Bergamo Alps begin immediately north of the town. The historic core of the city (the "Upper City") includes several monuments and museums, and the Venetian defensive systems are a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 9 July 2017.Bergamo is the seat of the Province of Bergamo. With a population of around 120,000, Bergamo is the fourth-largest city in Lombardy. The metropolitan area of Bergamo extends beyond the administrative city limits, spanning over a densely urbanized area with slightly less than 500,000 inhabitants.The Bergamo metropolitan area is itself part of the broader Milan metropolitan area, home to over 8 million people., Bergamo is the second most visited city in Lombardy after Milan.Bergamo is well connected to several cities in Europe and the Mediterranean through Il Caravaggio International Airport, the third-busiest airport in Italy with 10.5 million passengers in 2015, and the motorway A4 stretching on the axis between Milan, Verona, Venice, Turin and Trieste.

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