25 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

25 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Siena, Italy
— 1 night
6
Assisi, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
8
Paestum, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
10
Pompeii, Italy
— 2 nights

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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Take a break from the city and head to Jungfraujoch and The Eiger. Change things up with a short trip to Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli in Gimmelwald (about 1 hour away). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, fly like a bird with Airtime Paragliding, and fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Grindelwald trip itinerary maker.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Grindelwald is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Airtime Paragliding, Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
The Eiger ©
The Eiger

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip maker app.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Venice in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, hunt for treasures at Piazza delle Erbe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of I Portoni della Bra, then see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Verona day trip app.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

3
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce for their historical value. Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Ponte Vecchio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Rockonda Rafting (in Bagni di Lucca). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence online journey planner.

Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Rockonda Rafting
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

1
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Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 9th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Siena trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Siena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

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Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Nuova, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Rufino, then make a trip to Eremo delle Carceri, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di Rivotorto, and finally contemplate the long history of San Damiano.

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Drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums
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Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Colosseum and Piazza Navona for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Pantheon and Palatine Hill. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rome, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paestum.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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Paestum, Italy

Paestum ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): stroll through Lido Girasole, kick back and relax at Lido Mediterraneo Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Mura, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, and finally look for gifts at Bazar Cerere. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Lido Mec, explore the ancient world of Paestum Ruins, then head outdoors with Lido Esercito, and finally stroll through Nausica Bagni.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Paestum online travel planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Paestum in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in September since evenings lows in Paestum dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Paestum

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Bazar Cerere ©
Bazar Cerere

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Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Visiting Spiaggia di castiglione and Lido di Ravello will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Museo della Carta (in Amalfi) and Ravello (Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, San Giovanni del Toro, &more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sorrow (Sancturio Maria Santissima Addolorata), and pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister del Paradiso.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Positano trip tool.

Traveling by car from Paestum to Positano takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Positano are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, Parrocchia San Giovanni
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, then delve into the distant past at Casa del Fauno, and then delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, explore the ancient world of Castello di Arechi, then stop by Lavorazione Artigianale Savastano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Salerno, and finally head outdoors with Cilento.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Pompeii trip maker.

Getting from Positano to Pompeii by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Salerno, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno

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