8 days in Lugano, Lake Como & Austria Itinerary

8 days in Lugano, Lake Como & Austria Itinerary

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Lugano, Switzerland
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Como, Italy
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
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Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano and then don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santa Maria Immacolata. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): make a trip to Piazza della Riforma, then explore the ancient world of Monte San Giorgio, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore, and finally look for gifts at Inperfetta Vintage.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lugano online trip builder.

Zurich to Lugano is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. July in Lugano sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Como.

Things to do in Lugano

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

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Como, Italy

Como ©

City of Silk

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.
On the 4th (Sat), get outside with Lido di Moltrasio, pick up some local products at Micromercato Moltrasio, then trek along Sentee di Sort, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), and finally stop by Mr. Savethewall.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Como tour itinerary planner.

Como is very close to Lugano. In July, daytime highs in Como are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Lido di Moltrasio ©
Lido di Moltrasio
Mr. Savethewall ©
Mr. Savethewall
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)

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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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and visit Historic Center of Vienna.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Como to Vienna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg road trip planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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