29 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

29 days in Italy & Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  12 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Ferry:  3 h 15 min
2
Capri, Italy
— 4 nights
+3
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly:  5 h
3
Venice, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Dammam, Saudi Arabia

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome online road trip planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. Traveling from Dammam to Rome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dammam in July, you will find days in Rome are much colder (37°C), and nights are a bit cooler (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

4
nights
Capri, Italy

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Belvedere Cannone, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, Head underground at Red Grotta, and take in panoramic vistas at Belvedere di Tragara.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Capri trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of train and ferry from Rome to Capri takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Anacapri
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Speed Boats Tours
Belvedere Cannone ©
Belvedere Cannone
White Grotta ©
White Grotta

6
nights
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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Fil Good, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Venice holiday app.

Getting from Capri to Venice by combination of ferry and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, train, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. Traveling from Capri in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Venice, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

5
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Urnaesch (Santis der Berg, Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, &more) and Seealpsee (in Wasserauen). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, take a stroll through Old Town, and cool off at Hallenbad Altstetten.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Zurich vacation tool.

You can fly from Venice to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Venice in August; daily highs in Zurich reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Urnaesch, Seealpsee
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen

4
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Lucerne is known for nature, childrens museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, take some stellar pictures from Nadelwehr, hit the slopes at Pilatus Luzern, and look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lucerne tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In August, daytime highs in Lucerne are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Rigi ©
Rigi

4
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
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.
Interlaken is known for adventure, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and make a trip to Lauterbrunnen Church.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken visit planner.

Getting from Lucerne to Interlaken by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Maennlichen, Lake Brienz
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

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