15 days in Switzerland, Milan & Prague Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland, Milan & Prague Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Stein am Rhein, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kloster Einsiedeln and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Old Town and then contemplate the long history of Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Zurich vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Stein am Rhein.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Kloster Einsiedeln, Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden ©
Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden

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Stein am Rhein, Switzerland

Stein am Rhein ©
Stein am Rhein is a historic town and a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland.The town has a well-preserved medieval centre, retaining the ancient street plan. You've now added Rhine Falls to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Museum Kloster Sankt Georgen. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Museum Lindwurm, take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls, and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Laufen.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Stein am Rhein itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Stein am Rhein takes an hour. In April in Stein am Rhein, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Stein am Rhein

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Rhine Falls, Bruderklausen-Kapelle Frauenfeld, Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, Schloss Laufen
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Museum Lindwurm ©
Museum Lindwurm
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Schloss Laufen ©
Schloss Laufen

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at The Rosengart Collection and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Uferpromenade Weggis.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne itinerary website.

Getting from Stein am Rhein to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Uferpromenade Weggis
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The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern
Uferpromenade Weggis ©
Uferpromenade Weggis

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 28th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Nicolas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Ghost, and then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Roman Amphitheatre, then wander the streets of Matte, then admire the local landmark of Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen, and finally don't miss a visit to Mosesbrunnen.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bern trip website.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Bern sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Cathedrale St-Nicolas, Roman Amphitheatre
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale St-Nicolas ©
Cathedrale St-Nicolas
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Matte ©
Matte

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Sepolcro and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Milan itinerary site.

You can take a train from Bern to Milan in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Bern in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Milan: highs are around 66°F and lows about 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Staromestske namesti and Spanish Synagogue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lesser Town and St Barbara's Church. Step out of Prague to go to Karlovy Vary and see Diana Lookout Tower, which is approximately 2h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, examine the collection at Czech Repubrick, and get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Prague route maker website.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in May, with highs in Prague at 64°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St Barbara's Church, Diana Lookout Tower
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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