Trip Inspo

Arrive in Rome on Saturday April 20th

  • Check in to your hotel
  • Explore your neighborhood and grab dinner

Sunday, April 21st: Ancient Rome 

  • Colosseum and Roman Forum / Palatine Hill
  • Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain 

Monday, April 22nd

  • Vatican City, including the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter's Basilica

Tuesday, April 23rd 

  • Take the train to Florence
  • Visit Ponte Vecchio/Pitti Palace/Florence Historic Center

Wednesday, April 24th 

  • Coffee and breakfast in Florence
  • Head to Villa la Palagina by shuttle bus (more info to come!) or renting a car
  • Welcome Party!

Wednesday, April 24th 

  • Wedding day!

Friday, April 26th

  • Breakfast 
  • Hang out at the pool at Villa la Palagina or
  • head to Florence and take the train to Venice 

Saturday, April 27th

  • St. Mark's Square, St. Mark's Basilica, and the Doge's Palace
  • Dinner at a canal-side restaurant

Sunday, April 28th

  • Murano/Burano Islands
  • Walk around Venice

Arrive in Milan on Saturday, April 20th

  • Check in to your hotel
  • Explore your neighborhood and grab dinner

Sunday, April 21st

  • Milan Cathedral
  • Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper at Santa Maria delle Grazie
  • Explore the city and shop! 

Monday, April 22nd

  • Take a train to Parma
  • Head to a local deli to taste Parma ham (Prosciutto di Parma) and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
  • Visit the Parma Cathedral and Baptistery 
  • Try Parma's famous tortelli d'erbetta (herb-filled pasta) at a local restaurant

Tuesday, April 23rd 

  • Take the train to Bologna
  • Explore the city's historic center 
  • Visit the Bologna Food Market (Mercato di Mezzo) 
  • If you drink, consider doing a tasting tour in the surrounding Emilia-Romagna countryside, known for Lambrusco and Sangiovese wines!

Wednesday, April 24th 

  • Coffee and breakfast in Bologna 
  • Take the train or drive to Florence 
  • Head to  Villa la Palagina by shuttle bus (more info to come!) or renting a car
  • Welcome Party!

Thursday, April 25th  WEDDING DAY

Friday, April 26th

  • Breakfast 
  • Hang out at the pool at Villa la Palagina or Take the train back to Florence and explore the city 

Saturday, April 27th 

  • Ponte Vecchio/Pitti Palace/Florence Historic Center
  • Leather markets
  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s David

Arrive in Milan on Saturday, April 20th

  • Check in to your hotel
  • Explore your neighborhood and grab dinner

Sunday, April 21st

  • Breakfast and shopping in Milan 
  • Take train to Cinque Terre (Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, or Manaro) or drive
  • Check into your hotel and explore 

Monday, April 22nd

  • Hike the Sentiero Azzurro (Blue Trail) which connects the villages and offers stunning coastal views
  • Relax on the beach, enjoy fresh seafood, and sample the local white wine

Tuesday, April 23rd 

  • Check out of the hotel and take the train (or drive) to Lucca
  • In Lucca, check into your hotel and explore the medieval city center
  • Explore the historic sites, including the Guinigi Tower, the Lucca Cathedral (Duomo di San Martino), and the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro

Wednesday, April 24th 

  • Coffee and breakfast in Lucca
  • Take the train or drive to Florence 
  • Head to Villa la Palagina by shuttle bus (more info to come!) or renting a car
  • Welcome Party!

Thursday, April 25th  WEDDING DAY

Friday, April 26th

  • Breakfast 
  • Hang out at the pool at Villa la Palagina or Take the train back to Florence and explore the city 

Saturday, April 27th 

  • Ponte Vecchio/Pitti Palace/Florence Historic Center
  • Leather markets
  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s David