16 days in Italy, Switzerland & Amsterdam Itinerary

16 days in Italy, Switzerland & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Bellinzona, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 25th (Tue), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Trastevere and then kick back and relax at Moai Beach.

To see photos and more tourist information, read our Rome travel itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Rome. Traveling from New Delhi in May, expect Rome to be cooler, temps between 75°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trips

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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Trastevere ©
Trastevere

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then kick back and relax at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, and then learn about winemaking at Castello del Trebbio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence day trip app.

Drive from Rome to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): make a trip to Piazza San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, then don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and then wander the streets of Cannaregio.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Venice using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Bellinzona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Bellinzona, Switzerland

Bellinzona ©
Bellinzona is the capital of the canton Ticino in Switzerland. Change things up with these side-trips from Bellinzona: Cardada (in Orselina) and Santa Petronilla (in Biasca). Spend the 1st (Tue) soaking in style at Splash & Spa Tamaro. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Montebello.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bellinzona trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Venice to Bellinzona in 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Bellinzona are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Bellinzona

Theme Parks · Spas · Baths · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Splash & Spa Tamaro ©
Splash & Spa Tamaro
Santa Petronilla ©
Santa Petronilla
Cardada ©
Cardada

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 3rd (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, see the sky in a new way at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, and then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, then take a stroll through Old Town, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zurich trip website.

You can drive from Bellinzona to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, Zurich is slightly colder than Bellinzona - with highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kids will enjoy Zandvoort aan Zee and Red Light District. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Jordaan, hunt for treasures at Bloemenmarkt, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and walk around Vondelpark.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Zurich to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in June, you will find days in Amsterdam are slightly colder (68°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Zandvoort aan Zee ©
Zandvoort aan Zee
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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