10 days in Switzerland & Milan Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland & Milan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
3
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Chur, Switzerland
— 1 night
5
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. You'll explore and learn at Museo Egizio and Galleria Sabauda. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: The Art of the Brick (in Turin) and Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip planning tool.

Houston, USA to Milan is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Houston in May, with highs in Milan at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Verona, Turin
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

1
night
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Murmelweg Wanderung.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zermatt day trip planner.

Take a train from Milan to Zermatt in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Clay Shoot Zermatt ©
Clay Shoot Zermatt

1
night
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Maennlichen and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip itinerary planning tool.

Take a train from Zermatt to Grindelwald in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chur.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Jungfraujoch
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

1
night
Chur, Switzerland

Chur ©
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Bundner Kunstmuseum, thenget a new perspective on nature at Bundner Naturmuseum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Forum Wurth Chur, and finally partake in some friendly competition at Das Magische Portal.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chur itinerary tool.

Drive from Grindelwald to Chur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Chur

Museums Fun & Games
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Forum Wurth Chur ©
Forum Wurth Chur
Bundner Naturmuseum ©
Bundner Naturmuseum
Bundner Kunstmuseum ©
Bundner Kunstmuseum

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, thenexplore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Luzern, and finally explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Chur to Lucerne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Parasailing & Paragliding
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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