14 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For reviews and tourist information, use the Zurich online itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Zurich is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Singapore in April, expect Zurich to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off to Lucerne.
Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 3 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Let the collections at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz and The Rosengart Collection capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and The Cathedral of Bern. Take a break from Lucerne with a short trip to Barenpark in Bern, about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

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Traveling by train from Zurich to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You'll set off for Interlaken on the 13th (Wed).
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 2 nights

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.
To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Interlaken online road trip planner.

Getting from Lucerne to Interlaken by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Interlaken are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 15th (Fri), you're off to Grindelwald.
Nature · Parks · Adventure · Tours
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Grindelwald, Switzerland — 1 night

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Grindelwald Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg.

Before you visit Grindelwald, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Grindelwald is just a short distance from Interlaken. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Winter Sports
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 2 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 17th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat, don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip planner.

Drive from Grindelwald to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take a stroll through Cannaregio, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande and then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Venice by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Florence, Italy — 1 night

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

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Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome tour builder app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

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.