21 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

21 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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21 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

Start: Milan, Italy
1
Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Como, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
End: Zurich, Switzerland

4
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Zoate Golf Club and Parco Faunistico le Cornelle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Chiesa di Sant'Andrea Apostolo (in Brunate), Lago d'Iseo (in Iseo) and Bubbiano (Cantine Cavallotti & Golf Club Ambrosiano). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, hike along Parco delle Fucine, and admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary maker website .

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airports are Malpensa International Airport, Milano Linate Airport and Il Caravaggio International Airport. June in Milan sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Bubbiano, Parco Faunistico le Cornelle, Villaggio Crespi d'Adda, Chiesa di Sant'Andrea Apostolo, Lago d'Iseo
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Chiesa di Sant'Andrea Apostolo ©
Chiesa di Sant'Andrea Apostolo
Cantine Cavallotti ©
Cantine Cavallotti

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Canal Grande and Bagni Alberoni. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, take a stroll through Dorsoduro, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Venice online sightseeing planner .

You can take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Como.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Como, Italy

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
On the 19th (Wed), get outside with Lake Como Adventures and then kick back and relax at Riva Bianca Beach. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at i Giardini di Villa Melzi, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta, and then admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Como trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Venice to Como takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Como, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Lugano.

Things to do in Como

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Tremezzina, i Giardini di Villa Melzi, Riva Bianca Beach
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
i Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
i Giardini di Villa Melzi

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Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Piazza della Riforma, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano, and then take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lugano day trip site .

Lugano is just a short distance from Como. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Beaches Fun & Games
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Lido di Lugano ©
Lido di Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Get in touch with nature at Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken and Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Flussbad Schwabis Thun and Jeunes Rives. Venture out of the city with trips to Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), Zahringerbrunnen, & more) and Lauterbrunnen (Lauterbrunnen Village & Murrenbach Waterfalls). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll through Hohematte Park, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and try your luck at Casino Interlaken.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken journey planner.

You can drive from Lugano to Interlaken in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lugano in June, with highs in Interlaken at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bern, Lauterbrunnen, Flussbad Schwabis Thun, Jeunes Rives
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Flussbad Schwabis Thun ©
Flussbad Schwabis Thun
Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, kick back and relax at Ufschotti Park, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Lion Monument and then hit the slopes at Mount Titlis.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip builder .

Getting from Interlaken to Lucerne by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In June in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Titlis
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Mount Titlis ©
Mount Titlis
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town (Altstadt). On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich and then stroll through Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Zurich vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Zurich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
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Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Old Town (Altstadt) ©
Old Town (Altstadt)
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen

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