12 days in Milan, Lucerne & Positano Itinerary

12 days in Milan, Lucerne & Positano Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
3
Positano, Italy
— 2 nights

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Civic Archaeological Museum. Head to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and Piazza delle Erbefor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Museo Egizio (in Turin) and Arena di Verona (in Verona). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, and browse the exhibits of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Milan road trip tool.

Doha, Qatar to Milan is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Milan is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Doha in September, things will get colder in Milan: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Lucerne.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Verona, Museo Egizio
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Escape the urban bustle at Lake Lucerne and Rigi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Bahnhofstrasse. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Zurich (Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, Old Town, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, view the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Luzern, and snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lucerne road trip planning website.

Getting from Milan to Lucerne by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In October, Lucerne is slightly colder than Milan - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Lucerne

Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Zurich
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Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

2
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Head to Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Miniaci Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Visit Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea for their historical value. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, &more). Spend the 7th (Mon) on the water with a fishing tour. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, get outside with Walk of the Gods, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Positano online attractions planner.

Getting from Lucerne to Positano by combination of flight and ferry takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lucerne in October, with highs in Positano at 26°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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