14 days in Zurich, Zell am See & Rome Itinerary

14 days in Zurich, Zell am See & Rome Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Zell am See, Austria
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lake Zurich and Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. Go for a jaunt from Zurich to Lucerne to see Bourbaki Panorama about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), contemplate the waterfront views at Flussbad Oberer Letten, cool off at Swimming Pools Unter Letten, and get your game on at Fusion Arena Virtual Reality Center.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Zurich road trip tool.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Zurich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Zurich is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in August, expect Zurich to be cooler, temps between 28°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zell am See.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Nature · Beaches

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Zell am See, Austria

— 4 nights
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
Family-friendly places like Lake Zell and Wildpark Assling will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Zell am See: Wichtelpark (in Sillian), Pillersee (in St. Ulrich am Pillersee) and Streichelzoo Moosalm (in Lienz). There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Triassic Park, examine the collection at Hexenwasser, make a trip to Timoks Wild World, and hit the slopes at Zell Am See.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zell am See journey planner.

Getting from Zurich to Zell am See by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Fun & Games · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Family-friendly places like Colosseum and Trevi Fountain will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planner.

You can drive from Zell am See to Rome in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zell am See in August; daily highs in Rome reach 38°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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