17 days in Italy, Switzerland & Austria Itinerary

17 days in Italy, Switzerland & Austria Itinerary

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Start: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Fly:  15 h
1
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Verona, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Bolzano, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Canazei, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
6
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
7
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
8
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
9
San Martino di Castrozza, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Verona, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
End: Milan, Italy

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.
To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Milan driving holiday planning app.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Milan is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Colombo to Milan, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Colombo in May, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Milan: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. You will leave for Verona on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors

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nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: Venice (Canal Grande, Punta della Dogana, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, and browse the exhibits of Casa di Giulietta.

To find out how to plan a trip to Verona, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Milan to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bolzano.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Venice
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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hours
Bolzano, Italy

Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
On the 29th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Monumento a Walther Von der Vogelweide and then make a trip to Piazza Walther.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bolzano tour planner.

Drive from Verona to Bolzano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Bolzano sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Canazei.
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Monumento a Walther Von der Vogelweide ©
Monumento a Walther Von der Vogelweide

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Canazei, Italy

Canazei ©
Canazei is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located in the upper part of the Val di Fassa, about 110km northeast of Trento. On the 30th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Fausto Coppi, get great views at Sentiero Viel del Pan, trek along Sass Pordoi, then make a trip to Funivia Pass Pordoi, and finally get outside with La Terrazza delle Dolomiti. Keep things going the next day: stop by VINO Wine Shop, pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Sant'Antonio, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Marmolada, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Ciclabile delle Dolomiti di Fiemme e Fassa, and finally hit the slopes at San Pellegrino-Falcade Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Canazei trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Bolzano to Canazei takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. May in Canazei sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Canazei

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Marmolada, San Pellegrino-Falcade Ski Resort
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Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
La Terrazza delle Dolomiti ©
La Terrazza delle Dolomiti
Marmolada ©
Marmolada

1
night
St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 1st (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, then explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, and then explore the world behind art at Berry Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read St. Moritz online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Canazei to St. Moritz takes 4 hours. When traveling from Canazei in May, plan for much colder days in St. Moritz, with highs around 15°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks Museums
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Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza
Berry Museum ©
Berry Museum

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night
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
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 2nd (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, stop by Vogts Corner, and then hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Grindelwald trip planner.

Drive from St. Moritz to Grindelwald in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Vogts Corner ©
Vogts Corner

1
night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Innsbruck takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. June in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Swarovski Kristallwelten
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The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Town Tower (Stadtturm) ©
Town Tower (Stadtturm)

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night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, then browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Salzburg online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Innsbruck to Salzburg by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In June in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Martino di Castrozza.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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night
San Martino di Castrozza, Italy

San Martino di Castrozza ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get great views at Balcone Panoramico Tognola and then hike along Passo Rolle. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cadini del Brenton, then make a trip to Ghiacciaio di Fradusta, then look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Paneveggio - Pale di San Martino, and finally look for gifts at Bancher Dal 1924 S.A.S.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Martino di Castrozza journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to San Martino di Castrozza takes 5 hours. While traveling from Salzburg, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Martino di Castrozza, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Verona.

Things to do in San Martino di Castrozza

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Parco Paneveggio - Pale di San Martino, Cadini del Brenton
Highlights from your plan
Passo Rolle ©
Passo Rolle
Ghiacciaio di Fradusta ©
Ghiacciaio di Fradusta
Bancher Dal 1924 S.A.S ©
Bancher Dal 1924 S.A.S

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nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
On the 7th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Procolo, snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgetto o San Pietro Martire, then snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, and finally make a trip to Domus Mercatorum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, then admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, then contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Correr.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Verona online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from San Martino di Castrozza to Verona in 3 hours. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Venice
Highlights from your plan
St Mark's Campanile ©
St Mark's Campanile
Gallerie dell'Accademia ©
Gallerie dell'Accademia
Museo Correr ©
Museo Correr

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