21 days in Italy, Munich & Zurich Itinerary

21 days in Italy, Munich & Zurich Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights


Milan, Italy — 4 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.
Milan is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, see the interesting displays at Palazzo Reale, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo.

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Bangkok, Thailand to Milan is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Milan due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in November, with highs in Milan at 15°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale.

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You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Florence, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. On the 11th (Fri), you're off to Venice.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Venice, Italy — 4 nights

City of Romance

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.
Venice is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

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Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Munich.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Munich, Germany — 4 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Change things up with a short trip to Therme Erding in Erding (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Marienplatz, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), and engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Venice to Munich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Venice in November, expect Munich to be slightly colder, temps between 9°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Zurich.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Spas
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Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You've now added Glen Fahrn 'the Pearl' Zurich to your itinerary. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zurich sightseeing planner.

Getting from Munich to Zurich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. November in Zurich sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites
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Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.