24 days in Switzerland, Italy & Engen Itinerary

24 days in Switzerland, Italy & Engen Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Engen, Germany
— 1 day
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Como, Italy
— 3 nights
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Udine, Italy
— 1 night
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Verona, Italy
— 1 day
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 1 day
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 day
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Arezzo, Italy
— 5 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— Few hours
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Cascia, Italy
— Few hours
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 21st (Thu), stop by Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

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

Melbourne, Australia to Zurich is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Zurich due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Engen.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 20 — 23:

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Engen, Germany

Engen is a town in the district of Konstanz, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Altstadt Engen, identify plant and animal life at Donauversickerung, then identify plant and animal life at Jagdparcours Dornsberg, and finally tee off at Schloss Langenstein - Der Country Club.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Engen vacation builder site.

Getting from Zurich to Engen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Engen

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 24th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Markuskirche, then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Engen to Lucerne in 2 hours. In May in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Como.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Como, Italy

City of Silk

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Vezio (in Vezio), Varenna (Villa Monastero & Chiesa di San Giorgio) and I Giardini di Villa Melzi (in Bellagio). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, stroll around Parco Spina verde, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo).

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Como day trip planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Como in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lucerne in May, expect nights in Como to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Udine.

Things to do in Como

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 25 — 28:

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Udine, Italy

Udine is a city and comune in northeastern Italy, in the middle of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, between the Adriatic Sea and the Alps (Alpi Carniche). On the 28th (Thu), put a fun spin on your tour with No Exit, then make a trip to Piazza della Liberta, then make a trip to Piazza San Giacomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Il Castello di Udine.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Udine route planner.

Traveling by car from Como to Udine takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Udine sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Udine

Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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Verona, Italy

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
On the 29th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally steep yourself in history at Arena di Verona.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Verona trip planner.

You can drive from Udine to Verona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife
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Milan, Italy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then explore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Milan, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:

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Genoa, Italy

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): visit Boccadasse, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium of Genoa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, and finally admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Ducale.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Genoa tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Milan in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Genoa: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Cinque Terre, Italy

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): head outdoors with Cinque Terre Trails, then take a stroll around Vernazza, and then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

Before you visit Cinque Terre, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Genoa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Genoa in June, plan for little chillier nights in Cinque Terre, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 3rd (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florence road trip planner.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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Pisa, Italy

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baptistery of St. John, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Pisa attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Florence in June since evenings lows in Pisa dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Arezzo.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Arezzo, Italy

Ancient City

Arezzo is a city of art with colorful frescoes and abundance of goldsmiths and antique jewelers.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Arezzo: Piazza Grande a Montepulciano (in Montepulciano) and Siena (Piazza del Campo, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Villa La Ripa, admire the striking features of Palazzo Comunale, don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande, and contemplate the long history of Museo Casa di Giorgio Vasari.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Arezzo travel route planning site.

Getting from Pisa to Arezzo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Arezzo

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Assisi, Italy

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
To find out how to plan a trip to Assisi, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Arezzo to Assisi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Assisi sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. You'll set off for Cascia on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:

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Cascia, Italy

Cascia is a town and comune (municipality) of the Italian province of Perugia in a rather remote area of the mountainous southeastern corner of Umbria. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Statua Di Santa Rita.

Discover how to plan a Cascia trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Assisi to Cascia in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Assisi in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cascia, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Rome.
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 9th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome holiday planner.

You can drive from Cascia to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Switzerland travel guide

4.6
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.