6 days in Italy & Lugano Itinerary

6 days in Italy & Lugano Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
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Lugano, Switzerland
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip planning website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Milan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Milan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, expect Milan to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 16°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lugano.
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Lugano, Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Monte San Giorgio.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lugano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Lugano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Take a train from Lugano to Florence in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel to Pisa.
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Pisa, Italy — 1 night

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at La Staffetta Tap Room and then learn about winemaking at Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa, make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, then see the interesting displays at Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa.

For maps and tourist information, you can read our Pisa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 1 night

On the 2nd (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Milan tour builder app.

You can drive from Pisa to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Pisa in October, expect nights in Milan to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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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