7 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

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Catania, Italy
— 1 day
Siniscola, Italy
— 2 nights
Otranto, Italy
— 3 nights
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night


Catania, Italy — 1 day

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 1st (Thu), make a trip to Piazza del Duomo and then take an in-depth tour of Monastero dei Benedettini.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Catania online travel planner.

Paris, France to Catania is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Siniscola.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Siniscola, Italy — 2 nights

Siniscola is a comune in the province of Nuoro in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 160km northeast of Cagliari and about 45km northeast of Nuoro. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): make a trip to Spiaggia di Capo Comino and then get all the equipment you need at Spiaggia Berchida. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Porto Taverna Beach and then stroll through Spiaggia La Cinta.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Siniscola online trip maker.

You can fly from Catania to Siniscola in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In June, daytime highs in Siniscola are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can fly to Otranto.
Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trips
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Otranto, Italy — 3 nights

Otranto is a town and comune in the province of Lecce (Apulia, Italy), in a fertile region once famous for its breed of horses.It is located on the east coast of the Salento peninsula. You'll get in some beach time at Channel Ciolo and Spiaggia Alimini. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Grotta della Poesia. There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Otranto and see Circolo Ippico Malepezza.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Otranto online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Siniscola to Otranto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, train, and bus. June in Otranto sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Zurich.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Side Trips
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Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain and then wander the streets of Old Town.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zurich tour itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Otranto to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Otranto in June, with highs in Zurich at 74°F and lows at 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
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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.

Switzerland travel guide

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.