16 days in Switzerland, Italy & Vienna Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland, Italy & Vienna Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): wander the streets of Old Town, then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Zurich reach 10°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Friedhof Fluntern ©
Friedhof Fluntern

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 23rd (Mon), stop by Drink-Shop Luzern, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, and then wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern.

Plan my day in Lucerne using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Shopping · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern
Rigi ©
Rigi
Drink-Shop Luzern ©
Drink-Shop Luzern

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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen and then take a memorable tour with Jungfraujoch.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grindelwald journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Tours · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, look for gifts at Buchhandlung Boedeli, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, tee off at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen, then take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Wydi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken trip planner.

Interlaken is just a short distance from Grindelwald. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Galerie Wydi ©
Galerie Wydi

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and then look for gifts at Laderach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zermatt day trip planning app.

Take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Clay Shoot Zermatt ©
Clay Shoot Zermatt
Laderach ©
Laderach

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum Vienna (Judisches Museum der Stadt Wien), and then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peterskirche, then examine the collection at The Hofburg, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip planning tool.

Getting from Zermatt to Vienna by combination of train and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

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 29th (Sun): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Milan itinerary planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Milan in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Vienna in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Milan, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. On your second day here, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then stop by M.G. Design, and finally don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Milan in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pantheon and Palatine Hill. There's much more to do: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, shop like a local with Via Condotti, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Roma, and admire the masterpieces at ALEFBET.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rome online trip builder.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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