11 days in Italy, Interlaken & Lucerne Itinerary

11 days in Italy, Interlaken & Lucerne Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
5
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Duomo di Milano and Museo Egizio. Step out of Milan with an excursion to Leolandia in Capriate San Gervasio--about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Milan vacation planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Milano Linate Airport and Il Caravaggio International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Leolandia, Museo Egizio
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta

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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 25th (Sat): make a trip to Piazza San Marco, thensee the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, thenexplore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, thencontemplate the long history of Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rome travel app.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Interlaken.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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.
On the 29th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, stroll around Hohematte Park, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenget your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet, and finally get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken.

For photos and tourist information, go to the Interlaken online travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Rome to Interlaken in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, Interlaken is little chillier than Rome - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Fun & Games Parks Outdoors
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Family-friendly places like Lake Zurich and Lake Lucerne will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Zurich (Grossmunster & Fraumünster Church). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, look and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and appreciate the history behind Lion Monument.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Lucerne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Zurich
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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