9 days in Italy, Geneva & Frankfurt Itinerary

9 days in Italy, Geneva & Frankfurt Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Colico
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Colico, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly

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Colico, Italy

— 1 night
Colico is a city in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Vezio, admire the striking features of Villa Monastero, take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi, then brush up on your military savvy at Forte Montecchio Nord, and finally look for gifts at Fratelli Ciapponi.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Colico vacation builder site.

Nairobi, Kenya to Colico is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nairobi to Colico due to the time zone difference. In August, Colico is somewhat warmer than Nairobi - with highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Colico

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

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 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata, take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio, then examine the collection at Gallerie d’Italia, and finally steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Cristoforo sul Naviglio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di Chiaravalle, take an in-depth tour of Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano, then examine the collection at Palazzo Reale, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Novecento.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Milan day trip planner.

Drive from Colico to Milan in 2 hours. In August in Milan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Geneva.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Geneva, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 13th (Tue), get curious at CERN, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Saleve, and then kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle), then visit Vieux-Carouge, then explore the world behind art at Musee D'Art Et D'Histoire, and finally contemplate the long history of Maison Tavel.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Geneva journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Geneva takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Milan in August: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 30°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Frankfurt, Germany

— 3 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 15th (Thu), examine the collection at Museum Embankment, then see the interesting displays at German Film Museum, then appreciate the history behind Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal), and finally explore the venue of Eberbach Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg), get engrossed in the history at Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett, and then explore the historical opulence of Burg Stahleck.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Frankfurt day trip planner.

Getting from Geneva to Frankfurt by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.