8 days in Milan, Chamonix & Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Milan, Chamonix & Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Milan, Chamonix & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Chamonix, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 45 min
4
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
5
Tasch, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Chur, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

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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 plan Milan vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Milan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Milan, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in October; daily highs in Milan reach 21°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Chamonix.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trip

Leolandia
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Leolandia ©
Leolandia

1
night
Chamonix, France

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
On the 19th (Sat), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take some stellar pictures from Aiguille du Midi, then take in the awesome beauty at Glacier des Bossons, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Blanc.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Chamonix online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Milan to Chamonix takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Chamonix

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Glacier des Bossons ©
Glacier des Bossons

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva online trip planner .

Drive from Chamonix to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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night
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen, hike along Murmelweg Wanderung, contemplate the waterfront views at Riffelsee, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and finally have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt road trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Geneva to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Tasch.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Hohbalmen ©
Hohbalmen
Clay Shoot Zermatt ©
Clay Shoot Zermatt

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hours
Tasch, Switzerland

Tasch
Täsch is a municipality in the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tasch day trip app .

Tasch is just a stone's throw from Zermatt. You'll set off for Grindelwald on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Tasch

Nature Parks Historic Sites

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, and finally stroll through The Eiger Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grindelwald trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Tasch to Grindelwald in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Trümmelbachfälle, Jungfraujoch
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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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 (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, head outdoors with Sonnenberg, then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, and finally explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne online route planner .

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. October in Lucerne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chur.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Rigi ©
Rigi

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Chur, Switzerland

Chur ©
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Alpen Bike Park Chur, put a fun spin on your tour with Das Magische Portal, and then admire the masterpieces at Forum Wurth Chur.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chur trip planner .

Drive from Lucerne to Chur in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chur

Trails Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alpen Bike Park Chur ©
Alpen Bike Park Chur
Forum Wurth Chur ©
Forum Wurth Chur

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