11 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
3
San Gimignano, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Siena, Italy
— 1 night
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip tool.

Mumbai, India to Zurich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Zurich is minus 4.5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in November; daily highs in Zurich reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Uetliberg Mountain ©
Uetliberg Mountain

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, thenmake a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, thendon't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Venice holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in November: high temperatures in Venice hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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nights
San Gimignano, Italy

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano, contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa, thendon't miss a visit to San Gimignano Bell Tower, thenview the masterpieces at La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Gagliardi. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Tenuta Torciano, thenlearn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard, thenlearn about winemaking at Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Gimignano road trip app.

Getting from Venice to San Gimignano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Duomo di San Gimignano ©
Duomo di San Gimignano
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano

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night
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 17th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, thenview the masterpieces at Bianco e Nero di Sonia Staccioli , thenmake a trip to Piazza del Campo, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Siena sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Siena takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Siena are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the exciting artwork at M.G. Design, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

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You can drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Florence sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Pantheon. Here are some ideas for day two: raise your glass at Soqquadro APS, thenwander the streets of Trastevere, thentake in the exciting artwork at ALEFBET, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planning site.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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