24 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

24 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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Start: Muscat, Oman
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
travelMode.name.cable_car:  30 min
4
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
6
Tremosine, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Muscat, Oman

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall), Lucerne (Hofkirche, Lion Monument, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, look for gifts at pure & tasty WESTGARDE AG, examine the collection at Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum, and have some family-friendly fun at Fusion Arena Virtual Reality Center.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich day trip planning tool.

Muscat, Oman to Zurich is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Muscat to Zurich. In July, Zurich is much colder than Muscat - with highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne, Rhine Falls
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

4
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Get out of town with these interesting Interlaken side-trips: Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, &more). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Seilpark Interlaken, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, get outside with Freiluft- und Hallenbad Boedeli, and get engrossed in the history at Touristik-Museum der Jungfrau-Region.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Interlaken are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Bern, Lake Brienz
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, then take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Grindelwald online trip itinerary maker.

Grindelwald is very close to Interlaken. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to do a combination of to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
The Eiger ©
The Eiger

1
night
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, and then make a trip to Lauterbrunnen Church.

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Lauterbrunnen is very close to Grindelwald. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Jungfraujoch
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Staubbach Waterfall ©
Staubbach Waterfall
Lauterbrunnen Church ©
Lauterbrunnen Church

3
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Geneva: Montreux (Freddie Mercury Statue & Monument to Vladimir Nabokov), The Fork (in Vevey) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, make a trip to The Flower Clock, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne.

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Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Geneva sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 59°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Tremosine.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Montreux, The Fork, Cathedrale de Lausanne, Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

3
nights
Tremosine, Italy

Tremosine ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tremosine: Valle di Ledro (in Ledro), Museo Garibaldino e della Grande Guerra (in Bezzecca) and Castello di Avio (in Avio).

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tremosine online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Tremosine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Geneva in July; daily highs in Tremosine reach 88°F and lows reach 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Tremosine

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Limone sul Garda, Malcesine, Ledro, Base Tuono, Museo Garibaldino e della Grande Guerra
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Base Tuono ©
Base Tuono
Strada della Forra ©
Strada della Forra
Elalpaca ©
Elalpaca

6
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
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: Siena (San Francesco, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florence day trip planner.

Getting from Tremosine to Florence by car takes about 4 hours. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
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Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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