12 days in Switzerland, Austria & Italy Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland, Austria & Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
2
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
3
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights

3
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, examine the collection at Chaplin's World, and then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip planning website.

Cairo, Egypt to Geneva is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Cairo to Geneva, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, Geneva is cooler than Cairo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Interlaken.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chaplin's World, Cathedrale de Lausanne
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

1
night
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 4th (Tue), get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Dahlholzli.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Interlaken tour builder.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Interlaken takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Interlaken

Fun & Games Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Tierpark Dahlholzli
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 6th (Thu), make a trip to Stephansplatz, thenget to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try out the rides at Prater and then admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace.

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Traveling by flight from Interlaken to Vienna takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Vienna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Vienna to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In February, Venice is somewhat warmer than Vienna - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Milan visit planner.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Milan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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