Planning a vacation in Italy - 3 days each in Rome,Venice and Milan. How best to enjoy my holiday?

What sightseeing places should I definitely visit and what are Must-do activities in these places? Best restaurants,shopping? I love adventure based tourism. Is there anything I can do in these places for fun activities and adventure?


Country: Italy


Dear Guest,
Traveling to Italy is an adventure in itself as there are so much art and culture to explore and delicious food to enjoy.
According to your schedule I would suggest to spend 4 days in Rome, two in Venice and only one in Milan.
I have written a few posts in my blog about what to do, what to see, where to eat in Rome, and also an article about shopping in Italy and nearby restaurants, including Venice.
PLease visit my blog and if you have further questions, queries and/or comments please do not hesitate to contact me.
Have a fantastic trip!
Ciao from Rome
Nancy Aiello

No Roma no Milan Only Verona Firence and Venice enjoy
The Milan Segway Experience Tour is the most appropriate to visit the entire historical and fashionable centre of Milan in less time then simply walking, from the Cathedral square to the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery, from the Sforzesco Castle to Via Montenapoleone. For more information please visit
dear you see amalfi coast?is very beautiful city i live here end opera in cer service
In Rome, the must-sees are the Colosseum & Roman Forum, the Sistine Chapel, St Peters Basilica, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain. After this, there are literally hundreds of other things you can do, museums churches etc, but these are top of everyone's list on the first visit.

Not much "adventure" to be had in Rome, but you can get some fantastic views from the dome of St Peters, which involves climbing 551 steps, and from the Castel Sant Angelo. My favourite aspect of Rome is its ancient history - if you like this you should visit Ostia Antica and the Baths of Caracalla as well as the Roman Forum, Colosseum and Palatine Hill.

I don't know enough about the other cities to offer advice, but I do love Venice so be sure to go there! Such an amazing city!
For the must-see places in Rome you may have a look at my web-site and particularly at the section "First Time Comers".
In Venice do not miss the "Scuola Grande di San Rocco" with its Tintoretto paintings up to the ceiling and the franciscan church of "Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari"! a tour to the little islands of Torcello (for the medieval church), Murano (for the blown-glass factories) and Burano (for the laces) can be also interesting.
In Milan 3 days cuould be too much unless you use one day to see one of the lakes: Como or Lugano.
if you come to Rome, you must visit Umbria, to discover the true Italian lifestyle
If you stop in Perugia, Todi or Orvieto, then you are well connected to Rome .....
1st day in ROME The archaeological area of Rome with the Coliseum, Roman Forum , Palatine and Capitoline Hill combined with a visit to the Vatican Museums should be a must on your see list.
2nd day in ROME the Jewish area including the picturesque Trastevere neighborhood combined with a stroll though the spectacular Rome piazzas adorned by ancient obelisks and wonderful fountains would enrich your Rome vacation.
3rd day in Rome relax with a well deserved shopping and pay a visit to the magnificent Borghese Gallery.

1st day in VENICE the visit of St. Mark's Basilica and the Dodge’s Palace together with a pleasant walk from San Marco Square to the Rialto Bridge will immediately give you the glamour and elegance of Venice.
2nd day in VENICE take a tour to the three lagoon islands of Torcello to visit the medieval Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, Murano for the blown-glass factories and Burano world famous for the laces.
3rd day in VENICE pay a visit to the Guggenheim Museum, enjoy a relaxing gondola ride and some shopping.

I would switch Milan with Florence and the Tuscan countryside as in Milan besides shopping and the last supper does not much have to offer for three days staying
Enjoy Italy!

Stefania Troiani
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