Luxury 11-Day Relaxed Italy Road Trip Vacation from Milan to Bologna and Verona

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11 days & 10 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 11-day road trip in Italy with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Italy at a relaxed pace. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 5 nights in Milan, 2 nights in Bologna, and 3 nights in Verona. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Italy.

Experience an easy 11-day self-drive tour across Italy with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Italy so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Italy. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Milan, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 11-day journey across Italy and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Italy. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Italy.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Italy. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Piazza Maggiore in Bologna. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Verona Arena.

Traveling leisurely through Italy means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Duomo di Milano Museum. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable Sforzesco Castle Art Library. Get close to the spectacular Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and the wonderful Parco Sempione. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Italy. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Italy has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Italy's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Italy.

By the end of your 11-day road trip through Italy, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Italy and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Italy. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 10 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 11 days of your self-drive road trip in Italy. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 11-day vacation in Italy and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Italy today!

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Hotel, 10 nights
Rental car, 11 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Photo of panorama of Parma cathedral with Baptistery leaning tower on the central square in Parma town in Italy.Parma
Photo of Italy Piazza Maggiore in Bologna old town tower of town hall with big clock and blue sky on background, antique buildings terracotta galleries.Bologna / 2 nights
High dynamic range (HDR) Aerial view of the city of Milan, Italy.Milan / 5 nights
Valeggio sul Mincio
Peschiera del Garda
Photo of aerial view of Verona historical city centre, Ponte Pietra bridge across Adige river, Verona Cathedral, Duomo di Verona, red tiled roofs, Veneto Region, Italy.Verona / 3 nights

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photo of night panoramic view of Duomo square in Milano,Italy.Duomo di Milano Museum
photo of verona, Italy. ancient amphitheater arena di verona in Italy like Rome coliseum with nighttime illumination and evening blue sky. verona's italian famous ancient landmark theatre. veneto region.Verona Arena
Gardaland Resort, Castelnuovo del Garda, Verona, Veneto, ItalyGardaland Resort
photo of one of the world's oldest shopping malls galleria vittorio emanuele II at night in milan, lombardia, Italy.Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Sempione Park, Municipio 1, Milan, Lombardy, ItalySempione Park
photo of Sunset view of Sforza Castle (Castello Sforzesco) in Milan, Italy. Architecture and landmarks of Milan. Night cityscape of MilanSforzesco Castle Art Library
photo of bologna, Italy. Piazza maggiore with torre dell'orologio and torre dell’arengo, landmark in emilia-romagna historical province.Piazza Maggiore
PHOTO OF New business district Milano Porta Nuova Garibaldi (Gae Aulenti) .Piazza Gae Aulenti
PHOTOPP OF Arco della Pace (Arch of Peace), Porta Sempione, Milan, Italy .Arch of Peace
Parco Giardino SigurtàParco Giardino Sigurtà
photo of view of Teatro La Scala- famous opera house in Milan, Italy.La Scala
photo of view Pinacothèque de Brera - Cour intérieure, Milan,Italy.Pinacoteca di Brera
photo of Bologna, Italy - Two Towers (Due Torri), Asinelli and Garisenda, symbols of medieval Bologna towers.Two Towers
photo of view A picture showing the National Museum of Science and Technology of Milan, Italy.Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia "Leonardo da Vinci"
photo of Milan, Italy panorama. View from Milan Cathedral. Royal Palace of Milan - Palazzo Realle and Velasca Tower in the background.Royal Palace of Milan
photo of View of the Castel Vecchio Bridge connected to Castelvecchio Castle along Adige river in Verona, Italy. Castelvecchio Museum
photo of view of MUDEC - Museum of Cultures, Milan, Italy.MUDEC - Museum of Cultures
PHOTO OF Santa Maria delle Grazie or Holy Mary of Grace is a church and Dominican convent in Milan, northern ItalySanta Maria delle Grazie Church
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, Municipio 1, Milan, Lombardy, ItalyBasilica di Sant'Ambrogio
photo of Ancient Roman bridge Ponte Pietra and the River Adige in cloudy summer day, Duomo tower in background, Verona, Italy .Ponte Pietra
photo of view of Verona, Italy. Scenery with Adige River and Ponte Scaligero and Castelvecchio, medieval landmarks of veronese city, Verona, Italy.Ponte Scaligero
PHOTO OF View of the Piazza delle Erbe in center of Verona city, Italy .Piazza delle Erbe
Parma Cathedral Parma Italy.Parma Cathedral
photo of Piazza Santo Stefano .Piazza Santo Stefano
Piazza Duomo, Municipio 1, Milan, Lombardy, ItalyCathedral Square
photo of view of Triennale di Milano, Milanz, Italy.Triennale di Milano
Verona Cathedral, Duomo di Verona, La cattedrale di Santa Maria Matricolare Roman Catholic church in Piazza Duomo square, Verona city historical centre Citta Antica, Veneto Region, Northern Italy.Verona Cathedral
Basilica di San Zeno MaggioreBasilica di San Zeno Maggiore
photo of Castel San Pietro St. Peter Castle, Museo Archeologico, Convento di San Girolamo on hill with cypress trees and Adige river in Verona city historical centre, blue sky, Veneto Region, NorthernCastel San Pietro
photo of Porta Borsari .Porta Borsari
photo of View of Palazzo della Pilotta - 16th-century palace complex in historical centre of the city Parma, Italy.Palazzo della Pilotta
photo of view of Parco della Cittadella, Parma, Italy.Parco della Cittadella
photo of Piazza dei Signori in Verona old town with Dante statue. Tourist destination in Veneto region of ItalyPiazza dei Signori
photo of Bologna, Italy. Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore in Bologna, Italy landmark in Emilia-Romagna historical province.Fountain of Neptune, Bologna
photo of view ofDucati Museum, casteldebole, Italy.Ducati Museum
photo of view Bologna aerial cityscape view with cathedral and old medieval city center with Altabella and Uguzzoni Towers, Bologna, Italy.Bologna Cathedral
photo of view of Arco del Meloncello, Bologna, Italy.Arco del Meloncello
photo of Teatro Regio .Teatro Regio
Basilica of San Domenico
Porta Brescia
Garibaldi Gate, Municipio 9, Milan, Lombardy, ItalyGaribaldi Gate
Villa Ghigi
PHOTO OF Bologna, Italy. Fontana del Nettuno, Palazzo Re Enzo in Piazza Maggiore, Italy landmark in Emilia-Romagna historical province.Palazzo Re Enzo
Piazza della Pace, Parma Centro, Parma, Emilia-Romagna, ItalyPiazza della Pace

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Day 1

Day 1 – Milan - arrival day

  • Milan - Arrival day
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  • Piazza Gae Aulenti
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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Italy begins when you reach Milan, where you’ll stay for a total of 5 nights.

Milan is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration. The city offers travelers plenty of experiences to look forward to, including the magnificent Piazza Gae Aulenti. Around 30,398 visitors have rated this fascinating square and travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Milan offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is Contraste. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 823 customers.

Radisson Blu Hotel Milan serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Milan has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,871 reviews.

Bice Restaurant is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 579 customers, Bice Restaurant is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Milan looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Nottingham Forest, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 2,686 reviews.

Armani/Bamboo Bar offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Milan. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 272 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Mag Cafe. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,270 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Italy! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Italy!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Milan

  • Milan
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Drive 1 km, 21 min

  • La Scala
  • Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
  • Duomo di Milano Museum
  • Cathedral Square
  • Royal Palace of Milan
  • More

On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Italy, you'll explore the best attractions in Milan at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Milan, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 4 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous La Scala. This incredible opera house has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 26,219 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Italy by seeing another popular site in Milan, the wonderful Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. This commercial gallery is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 26,219 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Duomo di Milano Museum. This art museum has received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 138,554 visitors. Up to 341,609 people visit this popular attraction each year.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Cathedral Square. This best-rated sightseeing destination is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.8 out of 5 stars from 7,539 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Royal Palace of Milan. This amazing site is a wonderful art museum with more than 17,538 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Italy. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Milan itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Italy extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Milan. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Nero 9. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 573 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Ristorante la Brisa, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Ristorante la Brisa is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 578 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended UNAHOTELS Cusani Milano. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,217 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Milan and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Kilburn Cocktail Bar Milano. This vibrant bar is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 954 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Bar Frida. Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars by 4,527 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is The Friends Pub Milano. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. The Friends Pub Milano has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,689 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Italy, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Milan

  • Milan
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Drive 6 km, 56 min

  • Pinacoteca di Brera
  • Sforzesco Castle Art Library
  • Sempione Park
  • Triennale di Milano
  • Arch of Peace
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On day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Italy, you'll explore the best attractions in Milan at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Milan, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Sforzesco Castle Art Library. This incredible library has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 68,714 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Italy by seeing another popular site in Milan, the wonderful Parco Sempione. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 68,714 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Arch of Peace. This monument has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 27,502 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 3 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Italy. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Milan itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Italy extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Milan. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Vento di Sardegna. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,063 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Palazzo Parigi Hotel & Grand Spa Milano, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Palazzo Parigi Hotel & Grand Spa Milano is rated 4.7 stars out of 5 by 1,550 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Galleria Restaurant. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,024 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Milan and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular BhangraBar. This vibrant bar is rated 4 out of 5 stars by 4,036 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Rufus Cocktail Bar. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 643 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Ostello Bello Grande. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Ostello Bello Grande has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,635 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Italy, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Milan

  • Milan
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Drive 9 km, 59 min

  • Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio
  • Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia "Leonardo da Vinci"
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie Church
  • MUDEC - Museum of Cultures
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On day 4 of your relaxed road trip across Italy, you'll explore the best attractions in Milan at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Milan, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. This incredible church has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 12,883 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Italy by seeing another popular site in Milan, the wonderful Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia "Leonardo da Vinci". This technology museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 12,883 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Santa Maria delle Grazie Church. This convent has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 13,490 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable MUDEC - Museum of Cultures. This ethnographic museum is sought after by many travelers from around the world, or more than 626,650 people annually. The popular attraction has received 4.4 out of 5 stars from 14,355 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 4 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Italy. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Milan itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Italy extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Milan. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Tommasi Milano. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 638 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at da Vic, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Da Vic is rated 4.6 stars out of 5 by 557 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended G. B. Bar. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 820 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Milan and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular QC Termemilano. This vibrant bar is rated 4.2 out of 5 stars by 10,281 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Yguana Cafè. Rated 4 out of 5 stars by 1,776 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 4 of your relaxed road trip across Italy, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Milan, Parma, and Bologna

  • Bologna
  • Parma
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Drive 236 km, 3 hours 20 min

  • Parco della Cittadella
  • Palazzo della Pilotta
  • Piazza della Pace
  • Teatro Regio
  • Parma Cathedral
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Day 5 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Italy gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Parma. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Bologna, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 2 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Cittadella Park is waiting for you. This park has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,185 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Palazzo della Pilotta. This unique palace is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,085 visitors. Approximately 60,666 travelers come to experience this attraction each year.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Piazza della Pace. With an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 1,857 visitors, this best-rated sightseeing destination is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Teatro Regio. This popular opera house and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,614 people.

If you’re keen to continue your discovery, make your way to Parma Cathedral. This attraction is a valued cathedral in the area that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 8,525 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Parma has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Italy. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Bologna. In Bologna, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Italy.

With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 6,531 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Sfoglia Rina.

Locals also recommend Va Mo Là as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Va Mo Là as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,876 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Trattoria dal Biassanot. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,616 customers.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Bar Freud e Squisito. Bar Freud e Squisito is rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,703 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Osteria del Sole. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,643 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Macondo - Cocktail Bar. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Macondo - Cocktail Bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 808 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Italy!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Bologna

  • Bologna
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Drive 1 km, 22 min

  • Bologna Cathedral
  • Fountain of Neptune, Bologna
  • Palazzo Re Enzo
  • Piazza Maggiore
  • Basilica of San Domenico
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On day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Italy, you'll explore the best attractions in Bologna at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Bologna, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Bologna Cathedral. This incredible catholic cathedral has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,852 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Italy by seeing another popular site in Bologna, the wonderful Fountain of Neptune, Bologna. This fountain is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,852 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Palazzo Re Enzo. This palazzo has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,072 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Piazza Maggiore. This square is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 64,523 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Basilica of San Domenico. This amazing site is a wonderful church with more than 3,380 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 6 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Italy. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Bologna itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Italy extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Bologna. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Ristorante Enoteca da Lucia. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 582 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Victoria Station, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Victoria Station is rated 4.2 stars out of 5 by 3,968 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Trattoria da Me. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,763 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Bologna and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Bar Senza Nome. This vibrant bar is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,552 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Bar Maurizio. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 581 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is BrewDog Bar Bologna. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. BrewDog Bar Bologna has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,504 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Italy, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Bologna and Verona

  • Verona
  • Bologna
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Drive 150 km, 2 hours 13 min

  • Two Towers
  • Piazza Santo Stefano
  • Villa Ghigi
  • Arco del Meloncello
  • Ducati Museum
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Day 7 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Italy gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Bologna. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Verona, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 3 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Two Towers is waiting for you. This tower has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 25,975 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Piazza Santo Stefano. This unique square is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 7,617 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Villa Ghigi. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,035 visitors, this park is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Arco del Meloncello. This popular arch and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,755 people.

If you’re keen to continue your discovery, make your way to Ducati Museum. This attraction is a valued industry museum in the area that has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 4,028 visitors. Approximately 7,600 travelers come here every year to see it with their own eyes.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Bologna has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Italy. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Verona. In Verona, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Italy.

With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,901 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing La Griglia.

Locals also recommend Osteria da Ugo as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Osteria da Ugo as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,724 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Locanda 4 Cuochi. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,113 customers.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Archivio. Archivio is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 840 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is La Segreteria Café. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 236 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Duchi Café. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Duchi Café is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 1,115 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Italy!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Verona

  • Verona
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Drive 4 km, 1 hour

  • Castel San Pietro
  • Ponte Pietra
  • Verona Cathedral
  • Porta Borsari
  • Verona Arena
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On day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Italy, you'll explore the best attractions in Verona at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Verona, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Castel San Pietro. This incredible castle has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,049 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Italy by seeing another popular site in Verona, the wonderful Ponte Pietra. This deck arch bridge is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,049 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Verona Cathedral. This cathedral has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,866 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Porta Borsari. This city gate is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,387 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Verona Arena. This amazing site is a wonderful opera house with more than 123,818 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars. By visiting this attraction, you’ll be one of the 195,540 people who do so each year.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 8 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Italy. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Verona itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Italy extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Verona. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Re Teodorico. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,370 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at La Piazzetta Osteria Enoteca, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. La Piazzetta Osteria Enoteca is rated 4.4 stars out of 5 by 1,080 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Terrazza Bar Al Ponte. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,290 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Verona and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Cappa Café. This vibrant bar is rated 4.2 out of 5 stars by 2,176 customers.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Italy, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Verona

  • Verona
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Drive 6 km, 50 min

  • Piazza dei Signori
  • Piazza delle Erbe
  • Castelvecchio Museum
  • Ponte Scaligero
  • Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
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On day 9 of your relaxed road trip across Italy, you'll explore the best attractions in Verona at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Verona, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous piazza dei Signori. This incredible square has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,542 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Italy by seeing another popular site in Verona, the wonderful piazza delle Erbe. This square is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,542 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Castelvecchio Museum. This art museum has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 13,854 visitors. Up to 35,031 people visit this popular attraction each year.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Castelvecchio Bridge. This arch bridge is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 12,156 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. This amazing site is a wonderful church with more than 6,248 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 9 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Italy. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Verona itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Italy extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Verona. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Greppia. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,125 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Antica Bottega del Vino, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Antica Bottega del Vino is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 2,699 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Ristorante Nastro Azzurro. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,922 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Verona and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 9 of your relaxed road trip across Italy, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Verona, Valeggio sul Mincio, Ronchi, Peschiera del Garda, and Milan

  • Milan
  • Valeggio sul Mincio
  • Peschiera del Garda
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Drive 188 km, 3 hours 10 min

  • Gardaland Resort
  • Porta Brescia
  • Parco Giardino Sigurtà
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Day 10 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Italy gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Valeggio sul Mincio. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Milan, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Parco Giardino Sigurtà is waiting for you. This park has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 27,387 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Valeggio sul Mincio has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Italy. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Milan. In Milan, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Italy.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Ronchi is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Ribot Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in Ronchi. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,991 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Ribot Restaurant.

Locals also recommend Pizza And Food as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Pizza And Food as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 587 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Primè. Primè is another of the most popular places to eat in Ronchi. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,184 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the hamlet.

This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations.

This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Italy!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Milan - departure day

  • Milan - Departure day
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  • Garibaldi Gate
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Day 11 of your relaxed road trip in Italy is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Milan.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Milan once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Italy on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Porta Garibaldi is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Milan. This top sight is a popular top-tier point of interest, rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,436 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 11 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Milan or just grab something light to keep you going.

Check out the menu at Rosa Grand. Dining at Rosa Grand is one of the best food experiences you can have in Milan. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,394 customers.

Another top recommendation in Milan is Camparino in Galleria. If you go to Camparino in Galleria, you can expect delicious food, a nice ambiance, and great service. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,473 customers.

Alternatively, you could also go to a place like L'immagine Bistrot Ristorante. If you haven’t yet, a trip to L'immagine Bistrot Ristorante is your opportunity to have a lovely meal before leaving the city. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,020 customers.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Milan and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 11-day relaxed road trip in Italy is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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