9 days in Italy, Montreux & Kaysersberg Itinerary

9 days in Italy, Montreux & Kaysersberg Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Bellano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kaysersberg, France
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy

— 1 night

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.
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Brussels, Belgium to Milan is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in July, with highs in Milan at 34°C and lows at 21°C. On the 14th (Wed), you're off to Bellano.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping · Museums

Bellano, Italy

— 3 nights
Bellano is a comune (municipality) and small town on the eastern shore of Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located at northern outlet of the Valsassina.The town's main attraction is the Orrido ("gorge" or small canyon) formed through erosion by the river Pioverna before entering the lake, starting from 15 millions year ago. Kids will appreciate attractions like Villa Monastero and Civic Museum of Ornithology and Natural Sciences. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bellano: Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta, Villa del Balbianello, &more), Riva Bianca Beach (in Lierna) and Casa dei Presepi (in Mezzegra). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte, explore the activities along Lago di Como, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio, and admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi.

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Traveling by car from Milan to Bellano takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bellano can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Montreux.

Things to do in Bellano

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Montreux, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 18th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, then take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, and finally appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, then see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and then examine the collection at Chaplin's World.

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Drive from Bellano to Montreux in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kaysersberg.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Kaysersberg, France

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Maison de la Nature du Ried et de l'Alsace Centrale, take in the awesome beauty at Gazon du Faing, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Kaysersberg, then don't miss a visit to Maison Faller-Brief, and finally snap pictures at Pont Fortifie. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Maison Loewert, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, then stroll through NaturoparC - Hunawihr, then look for all kinds of wild species at La Volerie des Aigles, and finally stop by Chocolaterie Strackar.

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Getting from Montreux to Kaysersberg by car takes about 3 hours. July in Kaysersberg sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaysersberg

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.