23 days in Venaria Reale, Switzerland & Austria Itinerary

23 days in Venaria Reale, Switzerland & Austria Itinerary

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Venaria Reale, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train
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Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Venaria Reale, Italy — 3 nights

Attractions like Zoom Torino and La Fabbrica dei Suoni make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venaria Reale: Bungee Center Veglio (in Veglio), Colle del Nivolet (in Ceresole Reale) and Boscodellemeraviglie (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino). The adventure continues: walk around Parco Naturale del Monte San Giorgio and brush up on your military savvy at Museo Forte Bramafam.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Venaria Reale is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Venaria Reale. Traveling from Riyadh in August, things will get much colder in Venaria Reale: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 3 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Attractions like The Matterhorn and Gornergrat make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Breithorn, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie".

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Traveling by car from Venaria Reale to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Bern.
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Bern, Switzerland — 2 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), then look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, then explore the activities along Aare River, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of St. Beatus Hoehlen, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and finally wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bern trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Bern takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Bern, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald, Switzerland — 2 nights

Glacier Village

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 10th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then hike along The Eiger. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Bern to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the views from Chapel Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, then don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers, then take in the views from Pont Spreuer, and finally identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne online holiday planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 1 night

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, and finally examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck online itinerary planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Innsbruck in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kids will enjoy Fortress Hohensalzburg and Mirabell Palace. Change things up with a short trip to Eisriesenwelt in Werfen (about 54 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Salzburg.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Salzburg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 5 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Bring the kids along to Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the striking features of Historic Center of Vienna, examine the collection at Hofburg, and get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna day trip planning website.

You can drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.
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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.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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