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Best of Italy: 2 Weeks

13 nights
Experience the best of Italy in 14 days

Embark on a two-week Italian adventure spanning Milan, Venice, Bologna, Florence, Pisa, and Rome. Venice’s canals and historic charm, Florence’s Renaissance treasures, and Rome’s fusion of ancient and modern make this journey an unforgettable exploration of Italy’s finest destinations.

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What's Included

Route: Milan Venice Bologna Florence Pisa (Day Trip) Rome

Nights: 13

Countries Visited: 1

Transport: Train – short journeys no longer than 3 hours each

Sustainability: This trip only creates 33kg of carbon emissions. Flying the same route would create 250kg ♻️

Reviews:    All independent reviews

In just two unforgettable weeks, you’ll embark on a magnificent Italian journey, uncovering the art, history, and culinary treasures that make Italy truly exceptional.

Kick off your adventure in Milan, Italy’s fashion and design capital. Marvel at the stunning architecture of the Duomo, explore world-class museums, and indulge in Milan’s thriving culinary scene.

Next, Venice beckons with its enchanting canals and romantic ambiance. Stroll across charming bridges, experience a gondola ride, and savor the unique Venetian cuisine in the heart of St. Mark’s Square.

Bologna, known for its rich culinary heritage, will tantalize your taste buds with delectable dishes such as handmade pasta and the famous Bolognese sauce.

Next, venture to Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance. Marvel at masterpieces by Michelangelo, Botticelli, and Leonardo da Vinci at the Uffizi Gallery. Meander through historic streets, and admire the city from the heights of Piazzale Michelangelo. Satisfy your palate with authentic Tuscan dishes and embrace the rich artistic and cultural heritage.

After the first two nights in Florence, a day trip to Pisa brings you to the iconic Leaning Tower and the stunning Piazza dei Miracoli, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Head back to Florence for your third and final night before finally heading to Rome, where history comes to life. Explore the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and the grandeur of Vatican City with St. Peter’s Basilica. Savor authentic Italian pasta, gelato, and more amidst the backdrop of ancient and modern wonders.

Travel seamlessly between these remarkable cities on high-speed trains which take no longer than two and a half hours, making the most of your time on your Italian adventure.

– Train tickets from the first to the last city on the route, as shown in the map.

– All possible seat reservations – not just the compulsory ones!

– Accommodation in top-rated, centrally located hostels or hotels – tested by us

– Walking or public transport directions between the stations and your booked accommodation.

– Travel Disruption Protection – alternative travel included if there is a strike or similar disruption.

– 24hr emergency phone number to use while you’re away.

– Personalised travel pack with your travel times, accommodation information, directions, language guides and things to see and do in each location.

– Exclusive discounts on attractions across Europe.

 

Trip Details

Route: Milan Venice Bologna Florence Pisa (Day Trip) Rome

Nights: 13

Countries Visited: 1

Transport: Train – short journeys no longer than 3 hours each

Sustainability: This trip only creates 33kg of carbon emissions. Flying the same route would create 250kg ♻️

Reviews:    All independent reviews

Itinerary

Milan (2 Nights)

Discover the vibrant heart of Lombardy in Milan, where indulging in local traditions means sipping on rich Italian espresso, relishing artisanal gelato, and savoring slices of delectable pizza. Milan captivates with its modern elegance and rich history, offering a mix of iconic landmarks and contemporary culture. Explore the city’s thriving fashion scene and artistic treasures. While in Milan, don’t miss the chance to admire the stunning architecture of the Milan Cathedral, the majestic Sforza Castle, and Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, “The Last Supper.”

Highlights

    Admire the awe-inspiring Milan Cathedral and its stunning architecture

    Explore the historical Sforza Castle

    Embrace Milan’s fashion culture with a shopping trip

    Train to Venice – 2.5 hours

Venice (3 Nights)

Venice is nothing short of unique, built on mudbanks in the lagoon, having forgone the convenience of cars for the charisma of canals. Getting lost in Venice is part of the fun, and if you’re on foot you’ll only find small backstreets leading to less-touristy and more authentic parts of the city.

Highlights

    Cross the iconic St Mark’s Square

    Get lost in the alleyways and canals of the city

    Ride the vaporetto down the grand canal

    Train to Bologna – 1.5 hours

Bologna (2 Nights)

Immerse yourself in the culinary and cultural wonders of Bologna, the heart of Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region. In Bologna, it’s all about embracing the local traditions, from savoring delectable pasta dishes like tagliatelle al ragù (Bolognese sauce) to enjoying aromatic espresso at charming cafes. Explore the historic charm of Bologna’s city center and take in the architectural beauty of its medieval towers, earning it the nickname ‘The Learned,’ or ‘La Dotta.’ Don’t miss a visit to the vibrant Quadrilatero district, a food lover’s paradise, where you can sample authentic Italian cuisine and discover local delicacies. Bologna invites you to appreciate the essence of Italian life and cuisine.

Highlights

    Wander through Bologna’s historic streets and admire its medieval towers

    Delight in the flavors of traditional Italian pasta dishes, like tagliatelle al ragù

    Explore the bustling Quadrilatero district for a true taste of Bolognese cuisine and local specialties

    Train to Florence – 1 hour

Florence (3 nights)

If you’re seeking a break from the bustling cityscapes of Europe, Florence, the capital of Tuscany, provides a seamless escape to the countryside. This city, the birthplace of Renaissance art and architecture, boasts a magnetic allure.

Highlights

    See Michelangelo’s statue of David

    Explore countless Renaissance chapels and churches

    Eat any number of fun flavours of exquisite ice-cream

    Train to Pisa – 1 hour each way. Train to Rome – 2 hours.

Pisa (Day Trip)

A day trip to Pisa from Florence offers the chance to explore this iconic Italian landmark in an afternoon. Start by visiting the Leaning Tower of Pisa and take the obligatory photos while marveling at its unique architecture. Stroll through the adjacent Piazza dei Miracoli, where you can explore the stunning Pisa Cathedral and the Baptistry. Don’t forget to enjoy a leisurely walk along the Arno River, taking in the picturesque views of the city. While you’re here, indulge in some traditional Italian gelato and Pisan cuisine at local eateries before heading back to your accommodation in Florence for your final night.

    Train back to Florence – 1 hour. Train to Rome from Florence (next day) – 2 hours.

Rome (3 nights)

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. If that means indulging in gelaterias, pizzerias, cafes, and trattorias, then so be it. Rome will delight you with its eateries and mesmerise you with its monuments. Also, visit the Vatican, the world’s smallest country!

Highlights

    Marvel at the ruins of the Roman Forum

    See the world-famous Colosseum

    Try real Italian coffee, ice-cream, and pizza

Trip Description

In just two unforgettable weeks, you’ll embark on a magnificent Italian journey, uncovering the art, history, and culinary treasures that make Italy truly exceptional.

Kick off your adventure in Milan, Italy’s fashion and design capital. Marvel at the stunning architecture of the Duomo, explore world-class museums, and indulge in Milan’s thriving culinary scene.

Next, Venice beckons with its enchanting canals and romantic ambiance. Stroll across charming bridges, experience a gondola ride, and savor the unique Venetian cuisine in the heart of St. Mark’s Square.

Bologna, known for its rich culinary heritage, will tantalize your taste buds with delectable dishes such as handmade pasta and the famous Bolognese sauce.

Next, venture to Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance. Marvel at masterpieces by Michelangelo, Botticelli, and Leonardo da Vinci at the Uffizi Gallery. Meander through historic streets, and admire the city from the heights of Piazzale Michelangelo. Satisfy your palate with authentic Tuscan dishes and embrace the rich artistic and cultural heritage.

After the first two nights in Florence, a day trip to Pisa brings you to the iconic Leaning Tower and the stunning Piazza dei Miracoli, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Head back to Florence for your third and final night before finally heading to Rome, where history comes to life. Explore the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and the grandeur of Vatican City with St. Peter’s Basilica. Savor authentic Italian pasta, gelato, and more amidst the backdrop of ancient and modern wonders.

Travel seamlessly between these remarkable cities on high-speed trains which take no longer than two and a half hours, making the most of your time on your Italian adventure.

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How to get there

The quickest way to get to and from the UK will be to book a flight. Alternatively, you can get in touch to customise this route into a loop from London or anywhere else in mainland Europe!