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DAY 7: PISA and LUCCA

If your travels include Florence then you absolutely must make a pit stop in Pisa and Lucca for a day. Going from Florence to Pisa is only a 1 hour train ride away, with Lucca being an additional 30 minutes. Leaning Tower of Pisa: Namaste – get ready to perfect …

View of Florence

DAY 6, 8 and 9: FLORENCE

Everyone I’ve spoken to about their travels in Italy swooned about their love of Florence and I can definitely attest to that myself. It’s by far my favourite city in Italy – which is why I’ve dedicated an extra day in my suggested itinerary to you. The beauty of Florence …

The Last Supper

DAY 4 and 5: MILAN

Welcome to Milan, the shopping capital of Italy! If you’re looking to immerse yourself in the world of high end designers, this is the city to hit. To be honest though, we enjoyed this city the least in Italy. And it’s not because of the spontaneous metro strike that occurred …

Juliet's Balcony

DAY 3: VERONA

“Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene…” Obsessed with William Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet” like I once was with Leo and Claire? Or are you dying to realize the beginning scenes of “Letters to Juliet” that inspired Amanda Seyfried’s character to set foot …

Gondola

DAY 1 and 2: VENICE

Venice, the city built on water – is a definite must on any first-time travel to Italy. With water levels rising every year, who knows how long Venice will be around for considering the massive floods that have already creeped up during colder climates. Venice is extremely touristy, but a …