11 days in Switzerland & Milan Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland & Milan Itinerary

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Start: Houston, United States
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
4
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
End: Milan, Italy

2
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.
For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Milan trip maker website.

Houston, USA to Milan is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Houston to Milan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in May, expect Milan to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sun) before leaving for Lucerne.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Zurich (Old Town & Lake Zurich) and Titlis (in Engelberg). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, look and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Milan to Lucerne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Milan in May, expect Lucerne to be a bit cooler, temps between 65°F and 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Zurich, Titlis
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Titlis ©
Titlis

2
nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
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 28th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Jungfraujoch
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

2
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, tour along fresh powder with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt vacation planner.

Getting from Grindelwald to Zermatt by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Clay Shoot Zermatt ©
Clay Shoot Zermatt

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