13 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
2
Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Bellagio, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Como, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Menaggio, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary planning app.

Las Vegas, USA to Zurich is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for much colder days in Zurich, with highs around °F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Confiserie Sprungli ©
Confiserie Sprungli
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 21st (Sun), wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, thenadmire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), thenstep into the grandiose world of Oberhofen Castle, and finally identify plant and animal life at Barenpark. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, get some fabulous bargains at Ambra Minerals, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ursenkathedrale, and finally take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bern holiday planner.

Take a train from Zurich to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bern can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Bellagio.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Oberhofen Castle, St. Ursenkathedrale, Ambra Minerals
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern
Oberhofen Castle ©
Oberhofen Castle

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Bellagio, Italy

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
On the 23rd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Madonna del Soccorso, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Lorenzo a Tremezzo, thendo a tasting at Enoteca Principessa, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Villa Melzi. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Greenway del Lago di Como, thenget to know the fascinating history of Arnosto Antico Borgo, and then stop by Centro del Bitto Storico Ribelle.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Bellagio tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Bellagio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bern in April, expect Bellagio to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Como.

Things to do in Bellagio

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Santuario Madonna del Soccorso, Chiesa di San Lorenzo a Tremezzo, Arnosto Antico Borgo, Centro del Bitto Storico Ribelle, Greenway del Lago di Como
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Arnosto Antico Borgo ©
Arnosto Antico Borgo
Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Greenway del Lago di Como
Santuario Madonna del Soccorso ©
Santuario Madonna del Soccorso

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Como, Italy

Como ©
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 25th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario SS. Crocifisso, take in the pleasant sights at Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), thenlook for gifts at Libreria Ubik, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Fedele. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio Voltiano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Abbondio, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Palazzo e Giardini Estensi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Birthplace Papa Giovanni XXIII.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Como trip website.

Drive from Bellagio to Como in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Como are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Menaggio.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Birthplace Papa Giovanni XXIII, Palazzo e Giardini Estensi
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Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Birthplace Papa Giovanni XXIII ©
Birthplace Papa Giovanni XXIII
Basilica di Sant'Abbondio ©
Basilica di Sant'Abbondio

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Menaggio, Italy

Menaggio ©
Menaggio is a town and comune in the province of Como, Lombardy, northern Italy, located on the western shore of Lake Como at the mouth of the river Senagra.Menaggio has three frazioni (parishes): Croce, Loveno and Nobiallo.HistoryThe area of current Menaggio was conquered by the Romans in 196 BC. On the 27th (Sat), look for gifts at Fratelli Ciapponi, make a trip to Forte Montecchio Nord, sample the tasty concoctions at La Mia Birra di Valsassina, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vincenzo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio, and finally wander the streets of Menaggio. Keep things going the next day: tee off at Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club, admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Menaggio trip builder app.

You can drive from Como to Menaggio in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Menaggio

Golf Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Gravedona, Tremezzina, Forte Montecchio Nord, La Mia Birra di Valsassina, Fratelli Ciapponi
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Forte Montecchio Nord ©
Forte Montecchio Nord
Fratelli Ciapponi ©
Fratelli Ciapponi
Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio ©
Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then wander the streets of Brera District. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Milan holiday planner.

Drive from Menaggio to Milan in 2 hours. April in Milan sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery

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