16 days in Germany, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

16 days in Germany, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Germany, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

Start: Karachi, Pakistan
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Karachi, Pakistan

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Berlin trip planner .

Karachi, Pakistan to Berlin is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Nymphenburg Palace, and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Munich attractions planning tool .

Fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, and finally get your game on at Virtual Reality Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zurich tour planner .

Getting from Munich to Zurich by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daytime highs in Zurich are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, Rome is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Venice vacation maker tool .

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in October: highs in Venice hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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