11 days in Italy, Switzerland & Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

11 days in Italy, Switzerland & Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Bellagio, Italy
— 2 nights
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Stresa, Italy
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Genoa (Aquarium of Genoa & Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova) and Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Casa di Giulietta, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Milan day trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Milan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Milan. Traveling from Tel Aviv in June, Milan is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
On the 5th (Fri), stroll through Monte San Salvatore, explore the activities along Lake Lugano, and then make a trip to Chiesa San Giorgio.

Plan trip to Lugano with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Milan to Lugano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Lugano can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bellagio.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature

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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

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Bellagio, Italy

Bellagio ©

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
On the 6th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta, admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, then examine the collection at Casa dei Presepi, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Villa Melzi. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Madonna del Ghisallo, grab your bike and head to Anything But Work, and then appreciate the views at Valchiavenna.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bellagio online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Lugano to Bellagio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Bellagio can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Stresa.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

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Anything But Work ©
Anything But Work
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta

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Stresa, Italy

Stresa ©
Stresa is a town and comune of about 5,000 residents on the shores of Lake Maggiore in the province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola in the Piedmont region of northern Italy, about 90km northwest of Milan. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): head off the coast to Isola Madre, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, then take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo, and finally step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Stresa sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Bellagio to Stresa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Stresa sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Stresa

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto ©
Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 9th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen, then tour along fresh powder with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and finally cruise along Gornergrat.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Zermatt trip website.

Traveling by car from Stresa to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

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