20 days in Italy, Zermatt & London Itinerary

20 days in Italy, Zermatt & London Itinerary

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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 2nd (Thu), take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, take in the awesome beauty at Castor Mountain, then enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie". On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Trockener Steg, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then don't miss a visit to Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, and finally stop by Lindt Chocolate Shop Zermatt.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip maker app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Zermatt is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Zermatt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Clay Shoot Zermatt ©
Clay Shoot Zermatt

5
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: San Gimignano (Duomo di San Gimignano, Guardastelle Vineyard, &more), Siena (Cravattificio di Siena, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more) and Pisa (Palazzo Blu & Leaning Tower of Pisa). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Florence takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Orto Botanico di Padova, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Arena di Verona, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Florence in December, expect Venice to be little chillier, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Venice

Side Trips

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, stroll around Hyde Park, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our London tour planning tool.

Getting from Venice to London by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In December in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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