15 days in San Francisco, Milan & Rome Itinerary

15 days in San Francisco, Milan & Rome Itinerary

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15 days in San Francisco, Milan & Rome Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
1
San Francisco, United States
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h
2
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
3
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: San Francisco, United States

5
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Il Parco di Villa Erba (in Cernobbio), Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Bellagio). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip maker tool .

You can fly from San Francisco to Milan in 16 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Milan is 9 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in Milan at 83°F and lows at 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Museo Egizio, Villa del Balbianello, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rome attractions site .

Traveling by train from Milan to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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