7 days in Sanremo, Milan & Swiss Alps Itinerary

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Fly to Nice, Train to Sanremo
Sanremo, Italy
— 1 day
Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
Lugano, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Bus to Milan Malpensa, Fly to London


Sanremo, Italy — 1 day

On the 8th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Stabilimento Balneare Bagni Lido Foce and then get outside with Lido Idelmery.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sanremo tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Sanremo is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, Sanremo is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Milan.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Milan, Italy — 4 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Duomo di Milano and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda), Genoa (Old Port, Aquarium of Genoa, &more) and Verona (Casa di Giulietta, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore.

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Getting from Sanremo to Milan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Milan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lugano.
Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums
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Lugano, Switzerland — 2 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Santi Fedele e Simone, explore the ancient world of Monte San Giorgio, and then engage your brain at Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Monte Tamaro, then make a trip to Valle Verzasca, and then meet the residents at Falconeria Locarno.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lugano trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milan to Lugano in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Swiss Alps travel guide

Bodies of Water · Observation Decks · Mountains
The stunning Swiss Alps cover 65 percent of the Switzerland's surface area with dramatic mountain scenery. Its spectacular peaks and valleys are the result of tectonic thrusts, among them the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, the first World Heritage Site in the Alps. Connected by a network of trains and cable cars, this majestic vacation spot is accessible for all. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the highest mountains in the Alps, including the Monte Rosa, which stands at 4,634 m (15,203 ft). Pristine white snow and perfect blue skies await you, and ski sports and hiking trails aplenty top the list of things to do.