14 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

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14 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Milan, Italy
1
Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  7​h
4
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
End: Milan, Italy


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5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Duomo di Milano and Museo di Castelvecchio. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Verona (Arena di Verona, Torre dei Lamberti, & more), Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda) and Museo Egizio (in Turin). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and see La Casa Maledetta.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Milan route maker .

If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major airports are Malpensa International Airport, Milano Linate Airport and Il Caravaggio International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Verona, Gardaland Park, Museo Egizio, Leolandia
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 24th (Thu), cool off at Swimming Pools Unter Letten, then find something for the whole family at Parapark Zurich, then explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Zoo Zurich.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Milan to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, Zurich is a bit cooler than Milan - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Parapark Zurich ©
Parapark Zurich

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in October: high temperatures in Rome hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

3
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then have some family-friendly fun at Seilpark Interlaken, and finally head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rome to Interlaken takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, Interlaken is little chillier than Rome - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Jungfraujoch, Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken ©
Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken

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