14 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

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14 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  23​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Assisi, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Perth, Australia


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2
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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome holiday planner.

Perth, Australia to Rome is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in July, expect Rome to be warmer, temps between 37°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, then steep yourself in history at San Damiano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Assisi trip planner .

Getting from Rome to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Assisi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 12th (Fri), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale, then see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence planning tool .

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, and make a trip to St Mark's Campanile.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Venice journey maker tool .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, and pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip planner .

Getting from Venice to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in July: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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