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Top 10 Day Trips from Milan
Looking for more great things to do around Milan? The city is a perfect jumping-off point to charming lakeside towns, the alpine countryside and famous UNESCO World Heritage sites. Discover cities along the Italian Riviera and villages in the Lombard lakes region. Explore medieval towns like Verona and Bergamo. Cross the border to Switzerland and spend some time in Interlaken, Lugano or in St Moritz via the Bernina Express.
Make the most out of your stay with these top day trips from Milan!
1. Travel to the scenic Lake Como in Lombardy’s lakes region and spend some time at cafes and restaurants in the elegant lakeside town of Bellagio
2. Take a trip to Switzerland to visit the towns of Interlaken and Lugano, or board the Bernina Express to Switzerland for a visit to the chic resort town of St Moritz
3. Step into the medieval town of Bergamo and discover its rich history with a walk through the Piazza Vecchia, along the Venetian Walls or on its ancient streets
4. Head to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Verona, known for its Roman buildings and as the setting to Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet and Two Gentlemen of Verona
5. Discover the colorful villages of the Cinque Terre and explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site along the Ligurian Sea
6. Explore other areas in the Lombard lakes region, such as Sirmione along Lake Garda, and Stresa, near Lake Maggiore
7. Get to know the city of Venice on a day trip from Milan and spend the day exploring the City of Canals
8. Wander around the historic port towns in the Italian Riviera - Genoa, an ancient Maritime Republic of Italy, and the charming seaside town of Portofino
9. Go on an excursion to shopping outlets just outside Milan for great deals on high end brands
10. Taste sparkling wines and explore wineries on a day trip from Milan to the wine region of Franciacorta

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  1. Hop aboard the Bernina Express in Milan to journey along one of the world's most beautiful railway routes! Travel to St. Moritz and Tirano to experience a full-day of leisure in the scenic Swiss Alps.
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    From USD150.32

    Daily
    13.5 - 14 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Interlaken and Swiss Alps Day Trip from Milan
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    Hop on the speedy Green Train and head out to the Swiss Alps for a day! See the dramatic Swiss scenery, cruise across Lake Thun and stroll around the charming village of Interlaken.
    English Available

    USD161.97

    Sun, Mon
    11.5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Leave the hustle and bustle of the big city of Milan to spend a day by the water at Lake Como in the middle of the Italian Alps! Visit the beautiful town of Bellagio and enjoy free time in the charming Swiss town of Lugano on this full-day excursion.
    English Available

    USD117.69

    Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
    11 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Explore the gorgeous Lake Como during winter and admire the snowy Alps surrounding it with a sublime cruise. Enjoy a tour of Como and a trip to Brunate for picture-perfect views of the lake and hills. Shop and dine at leisure.
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    From USD57.10

    Mon, Wed, Sat
    9.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Discover Lake Como, the gem of Italy's Lake District. Enjoy a walking tour in Como, have free time to explore and take a 2-hour panoramic cruise from Lake Como to the village of Bellagio.
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    From USD103.71

    Daily
    10.5 - 11 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Embark on a day trip from Milan to gorgeous Genoa, the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. Enjoy a marvelous boat cruise from Santa Margherita Ligure to the enchanting village of Portofino and admire the crystal clear waters of the Ligurian Sea.
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    From USD138.66

    Thu, Sat
    12.5 - 13.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Take a day trip from Milan to discover the beautiful town of Verona and the shores of Lake Garda. Explore Sirmione, where ancient Roman ruins meet the fairy tale Rocca Scaligera lakeside castle!
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    USD103.71

    Tue, Fri
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Visit Lake Maggiore's 3 most unmissable sights! Stroll along Stresa's lakefront, enjoy a cruise on the lake and explore the islands of Isola dei Pescatori and the garden-filled Isola Bella.
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    USD80.40

    Sun, Mon
    8 hour(s) (afternoon)
  9. Visit the charming territory of Franciacorta and taste for yourself why the wine region is renowned for its sparkling wines. Enjoy a delectable light lunch before going shopping at the Outlet Village.
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    Meal Provided

    USD57.10

    Daily
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Bergamo Day Trip from Milan
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    Go on a day trip from Milan to Bergamo and explore the town once protected by medieval walls dating back to the 15th-century. Ride the funicular to the top of the hill for a walking tour to see the Piazza Vecchia and other popular sights in Bergamo.
    English Available

    USD57.10

    Mon
    5.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  11. Cross the border into Switzerland and enter the shopping paradise of the Foxtown outlet on this shopping tour from Milan. Enjoy 30-70% discounts on brands such as Dior, Gucci, Prada, Armani and more!
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    From USD23.31

    Daily
    7.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Serravalle Outlet Shopping Tour from Milan
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    Fulfill your shopping needs at Europe’s largest luxury designer outlet mall, Serravalle Designer Outlet. Enjoy a full day tour from the fashion capital, Milan, and get up to 70% discounts from more than 170 stores.

    From USD23.31

    Daily
    9 - 10.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. Venice One Day Trip from Milan
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    Travel from one iconic Italian city to another and discover the unique allure of Venice. Learn why the city is called La Serenissima when you take a magnificent boat cruise across the Venetian Lagoon. Enjoy free time to explore the remarkable city.
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    From USD150.32

    Sun, Tue, Wed
    14 - 14.5 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Discover two of Cinque Terre's colorful and idyllic villages: Monterosso and Manarola. Cruise past the stunning town of Porto Venere on this day trip to the shores of the Ligurian Sea.
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    From USD150.32

    Mon, Thu, Fri
    13.5 - 14 hour(s) (morning)