16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
2
Como, Italy
— 11 nights
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Milan tour planner.

Norwich, UK to Milan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Norwich to Milan is 1 hour. Traveling from Norwich in September, things will get a bit warmer in Milan: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Como.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

11
nights
Como, Italy

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo and Lake Orta. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Como: Monumento al Mulo (in Stresa), Chiesa Parrochiale dei Santi Gervaso e Protaso (in Baveno) and Palazzo Borromeo (in Isola Bella). The adventure continues: make a trip to Faro voltiano, look for all kinds of wild species at I Falconieri del Feudo, see the interesting displays at Museo Didattico della Seta, and step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Como route builder.

You can drive from Milan to Como in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In September in Como, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Como

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Cernobbio, Orta San Giulio, Stresa, Isola Bella, Chiesa di S. Lorenzo
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Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo ©
Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo
Safari Park ©
Safari Park
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St Gallus Catholic Church and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

Getting from Como to Zurich by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September, Zurich is a bit cooler than Como - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Old Town ©
Old Town

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