38 days in Italy, Switzerland & City of San Marino Itinerary

38 days in Italy, Switzerland & City of San Marino Itinerary

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Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Trento, Italy
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Padua, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Modena, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
City of San Marino, San Marino
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Pienza, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Genoa, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Turin, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
12
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
13
Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
14
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
15
St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
16
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Singapore, Singapore

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally look for gifts at Enoteca Iemmallo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Milan online road trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Milan is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get colder in Milan: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Trento.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Pinacoteca di Brera ©
Pinacoteca di Brera
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo

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Trento, Italy

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo, and then explore the engaging exhibits at MUSE - Science Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Cattedrale di San Vigilio, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gruppo Dolomitico Sciliar-Catinaccio, Latemar - UNESCO, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Di Stenico, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Trento trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Milan to Trento in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Trento, with lows of 3°C. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel to Verona.

Things to do in Trento

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lago di Molveno, Castello Di Stenico
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Lago di Molveno ©
Lago di Molveno
MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, then admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally make a trip to Piazza Bra.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Verona online travel route builder.

Getting from Trento to Verona by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will leave for Padua on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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Padua, Italy

Padua ©
Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
On the 30th (Sat), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): appreciate the history behind Statua di Elena Cornaro Piscopia, step into the grandiose world of Castello Estense, don't miss a visit to Via Altinate, then look for gifts at Incantesimi di Alberto, and finally examine the collection at Esapolis - Museo Vivente degli insetti.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Padua trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Verona to Padua in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Padua sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 8°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Mon) before leaving for Modena.

Things to do in Padua

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Castello Estense
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 2:
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Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Basilica of St. Anthony ©
Basilica of St. Anthony
Castello Estense ©
Castello Estense

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Modena, Italy

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Modena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Grande, examine the collection at Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, and finally examine the collection at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Modena trip planner.

Traveling by car from Padua to Modena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Modena sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Modena

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Fidenza Village, Borgo Castell'Arquato
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Acetaia Villa San Donnino ©
Acetaia Villa San Donnino
Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena
Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti ©
Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti

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City of San Marino, San Marino

City of San Marino ©
The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
On the 5th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Cesta Tower, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Titan, step into the grandiose world of Guaita, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santo Marino, then contemplate the long history of Piazza della Liberta, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Creature della Notte - Vampiri e Licantropi. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo delle Curiosità - San Marino, look for gifts at Fantini Pelletteria, then get in on the family fun at San Marino Adventures, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the City of San Marino trip planner.

Getting from Modena to City of San Marino by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Modena in December, City of San Marino is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Pienza.

Things to do in City of San Marino

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

San Marino Adventures
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Guaita ©
Guaita
Mount Titan ©
Mount Titan
Basilica del Santo Marino ©
Basilica del Santo Marino

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nights
Pienza, Italy

Pienza ©
Pienza, a town and comune in the province of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany (central Italy), between the towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino, is the "touchstone of Renaissance urbanism."In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes.HistoryBefore the village was renamed to Pienza its name was Corsignano. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Fosso Bianco - Bagni San Filippo, take a stroll around San Quirico d'Orcia, appreciate the views at Val d'Orcia, then see the interesting displays at Palazzo Piccolomini, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo Le Celle, look for all kinds of wild species at Crete Senesi, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di Sant'Antimo.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pienza trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from City of San Marino to Pienza in 3 hours. Traveling from City of San Marino in December, you will find days in Pienza are a bit warmer (16°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Pienza

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Val d'Orcia, Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, Eremo Le Celle, Crete Senesi, San Quirico d'Orcia
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:
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Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia
Eremo Le Celle ©
Eremo Le Celle
Crete Senesi ©
Crete Senesi

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Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, view the masterpieces at Bianco e Nero di Sonia Staccioli , and then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): take a stroll around Comune Di Certaldo, contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, and then view the masterpieces at Silvia Tanganelli.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Siena travel planner.

Traveling by car from Pienza to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Siena are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Genoa.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Comune Di Certaldo, Abbazia di San Galgano
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano

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Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 11th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Ducale and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): make a trip to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Silenzio, and then wander the streets of Boccadasse.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Genoa trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Siena to Genoa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Siena in December, Genoa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Baia del Silenzio
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
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Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi ©
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi

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Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Head to Claudia Lotta Sweet Designer and Via Romafor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo Egizio and Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio Israelitico, admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Turin trip website.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Turin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Genoa in December, expect Turin to be slightly colder, temps between 8°C and 3°C. On the 18th (Wed), you're off to Lausanne.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga

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Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, and then browse the exhibits of Gruyeres Castle. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Palud, then explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lausanne day trip planning site.

Getting from Turin to Lausanne by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Gruyeres Castle
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne

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Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, then take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Wydi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche. On your second day here, examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, then get all the equipment you need at Molitor, and finally play a few rounds at Minigolf.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Interlaken trip maker site.

Drive from Lausanne to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Interlaken sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Bern.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Golf Nature

Side Trips

Wengen, Grindelwald Museum, Kleine Scheidegg, Trümmelbachfälle
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 23rd (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Egelsee and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, view the masterpieces at Galerie Rigassi by SOON, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then contemplate the waterfront views at Thunersee, then admire the local landmark of Schutzenbrunnen, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bern trip planning site.

You can drive from Interlaken to Bern in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Interlaken in December, expect nights in Bern to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Thunersee
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Thunersee ©
Thunersee

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 25th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, and then take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally wander the streets of Old Town.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Zurich visit planner.

Traveling by train from Bern to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 27th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Piz Nair, then get great views at Diavolezza, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, and finally take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the verdant scenery at Engadine, take in the awesome beauty at Piz Corvatsch, and then don't miss a visit to The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Moritz trip planner.

You can drive from Zurich to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Piz Nair ©
Piz Nair
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Piz Corvatsch ©
Piz Corvatsch

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): look for gifts at Drogheria Cirla, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, then admire the striking features of Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally engage your brain at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Milan road trip website.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Milan in 3 hours. Traveling from St. Moritz in December, things will get a bit warmer in Milan: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Drogheria Cirla
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio ©
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

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