13 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Montecarlo, Italy
— 1 night
2
Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights

1
night
Montecarlo, Italy

Montecarlo ©
Montecarlo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lucca in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 50km west of Florence and about 12km east of Lucca. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Azienda Agricola Colle di Bordocheo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Piero in Campo, thendo a tasting at Fattoria Il Poggio, and finally learn about winemaking at Fattoria del Teso.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Montecarlo trip itinerary planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Montecarlo is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Dusseldorf in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Montecarlo, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Montecarlo

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Azienda Agricola Colle di Bordocheo
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Azienda Agricola Colle di Bordocheo ©
Azienda Agricola Colle di Bordocheo
Fattoria del Teso ©
Fattoria del Teso
Fattoria Il Poggio ©
Fattoria Il Poggio

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Turin (Tempio Israelitico & Museo Egizio) and Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Casa di Giulietta, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, and admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Milan online attractions planner.

You can drive from Montecarlo to Milan in 3.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Montecarlo in December: high temperatures in Milan hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Verona, Turin
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, thentake some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Milan to Geneva in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December in Geneva, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Museums
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

5
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 Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Markuskirche, Chapel Bridge, &more). There's much more to do: stop by Old Town, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, see the interesting displays at Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich tour planning app.

Traveling by flight from Geneva to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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