45 days in Italy & Lugano Itinerary

45 days in Italy & Lugano Itinerary

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Turin, Italy
— 9 nights
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Vercelli, Italy
— 7 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 20 nights
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 8 nights
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Turin, Italy

— 9 nights

City of Magic

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.
Appreciate the collections at Museo Egizio and Forte di Bard. Escape the urban bustle at Val Ferret and Colline di Torino. Change things up with these side-trips from Turin: Castello Reale di Sarre (in Sarre), Castello Sarriod de La Tour (in St. Pierre) and Maison des Anciens Remedes (in Jovencan). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Lorenzo, see the interesting displays at Juventus Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, and take an in-depth tour of Armeria Reale.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Turin online road trip planner.

Antalya, Turkey to Turin is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. In July, Turin is little chillier than Antalya - with highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for Vercelli.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 8:

Vercelli, Italy

— 7 nights
Vercelli , is a city and comune of 46.552 inhabitants in the Province of Vercelli, Piedmont, northern Italy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Castel Savoia and Castello di Issogne. Do some cultural sightseeing at Santuario di Oropa and Sacro Monte. Venture out of the city with trips to Pont-Saint-Martin (in Pont-Saint-Martin), Chateau Vallaise (in Arnad) and Chiesa di San Giovanni al Monte (in Quarona). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Andrea, contemplate the long history of Ricetto di Candelo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Rice Paddies Po River.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Vercelli trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Turin to Vercelli takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Turin, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vercelli, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Vercelli

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 15:

Milan, Italy

— 20 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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 some cultural insight at Duomo di Milano and Monumental Cemetery. Let the collections at Palazzo Borromeo and Museo del Novecento capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Museo Storico Alfa Romeo (in Arese), Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Arena di Verona, &more) and Eremo di S. Caterina del Sasso (in Leggiuno). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano, steep yourself in history at Mura Venete, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, and take an in-depth tour of Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Vercelli to Milan takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — Sep 4:

Lugano, Switzerland

— 8 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Castelli di Bellinzona and Castelgrande. Do some cultural sightseeing at Santa Maria degli Angioli and Old Town Chur. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lugano: Bellinzona (Castello di Montebello & Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie), Valle Verzasca (in Lavertezzo) and Chiesa di Santa Croce (in Vacallo). The adventure continues: get great views at Monte San Salvatore, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Bre, get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico Gandria, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lugano online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Lugano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Lugano sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 12:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.