15 days in Northwest Italy, Switzerland & Munich Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy, Switzerland & Munich Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Rome day trip planning tool.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Rome is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Jeddah in June, with highs in Rome at 34°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

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Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Florence online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Florence sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
On the 19th (Sun), admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Venice road trip planning app.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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Milan, Italy

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 21st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Milan trip planner.

Drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Lauterbrunnen.

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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

— 2 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village and then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Lauterbrunnen takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Parks · Tours

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Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich driving holiday planner.

Getting from Lauterbrunnen to Zurich by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June in Zurich, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites
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Munich, Germany

— 3 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

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You can fly from Zurich to Munich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Munich are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.