29 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

29 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— Few hours
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 1 day
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zweisimmen, Switzerland
— Few hours
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Tirano, Italy
— Few hours
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Milan, Italy
— Few hours
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 8 nights
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San Gimignano, Italy
— 3 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— Few hours

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zurich online travel route planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Zurich is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Zurich. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in June: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. You'll set off for Lucerne on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Spreuer Bridge as well as Free Walk Lucerne. On the 28th (Sun), squeeze the most out of the city with Free Walk Lucerne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): take in the views from Spreuer Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lucerne vacation tool.

Take a train from Zurich to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Tours
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Free Walk Lucerne ©
Free Walk Lucerne
Spreuer Bridge ©
Spreuer Bridge

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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.
For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Lucerne to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 30th (Tue), you're off to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen trip maker tool.

Lauterbrunnen is just a short distance from Interlaken. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken
To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Interlaken trip maker tool.

Interlaken is just a short distance from Lauterbrunnen. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zweisimmen.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Zweisimmen, Switzerland

Zweisimmen
Zweisimmen is a municipality in the Obersimmental-Saanen administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.HistoryZweisimmen is first mentioned in 1228 as Duessimenes. To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zweisimmen online attractions planner.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zweisimmen in an hour. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Interlaken in July, you will find days in Zweisimmen are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to Montreux.

Things to do in Zweisimmen

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
You've now added Swiss Chocolate Train to your itinerary.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Montreux trip planner.

Traveling by train from Zweisimmen to Montreux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Tours
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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
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Traveling by train from Montreux to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks
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Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee

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St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz
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For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our St. Moritz trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to St. Moritz takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or ride a tram. July in St. Moritz sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tirano.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Tirano, Italy

Tirano
Tirano is a town in Valtellina, located in the province of Sondrio in northern Italy. To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tirano tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from St. Moritz to Tirano by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for Milan on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Tirano

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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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.
To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Tirano to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tirano in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Milan: highs are around 34°C and lows about 21°C. You will leave for Venice on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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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.
To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Venice trip app.

You can drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll set off for Florence on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Outdoors
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Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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San Gimignano, Italy

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Explore hidden gems such as Galleria Gagliardi and Azienda Agricola San Quirico. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Torre e Casa Campatelli, do a tasting at Fattoria San Donato, examine the collection at Vernaccia di San Gimignano Wine Experience - La Rocca, and admire the landmark architecture of Mura di San Gimignano.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Gimignano travel route tool.

Getting from Florence to San Gimignano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in San Gimignano, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pisa.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries · Museums · Shopping
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Fattoria Il Piano ©
Fattoria Il Piano
Galleria Gagliardi ©
Galleria Gagliardi
Torre e Casa Campatelli ©
Torre e Casa Campatelli

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano and Viale delle Piagge. Change things up with a short trip to Bagno Stella Focette in Marina di Pietrasanta (about 40 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, admire the striking features of Palazzo della Carovana, get outside with Il Pineto Parco Avventura, and have some family-friendly fun at Paintball Toscana.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Pisa trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Pisa sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Pisa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Bagno Stella Focette
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Il Pineto Parco Avventura ©
Il Pineto Parco Avventura
Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano ©
Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano
Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria ©
Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria

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Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, admire the landmark architecture of Chiesa Di San Pietro, don't miss a visit to Santuario di Soviore, then don't miss a visit to Borgo Antico, then don't miss a visit to Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Sentiero Monterosso - Vernazza, appreciate the history behind Monumento a San Francesco d'Assisi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, then make a trip to Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cinque Terre trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Pisa to Cinque Terre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Trails · Parks
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Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church
Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista ©
Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista

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Milan, Italy

Milan
To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan route planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Milan in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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