16 days in Italy, London & Geneva Itinerary

16 days in Italy, London & Geneva Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Como, Italy
— 3 nights
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights


London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Visiting Hampstead Heath and Coda Falconry will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Holland Park and Westminster Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, wander the streets of Primrose Hill, steep yourself in history at Royal Mews, and take an in-depth tour of Royal Hospital Chelsea.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London day trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to London is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect London to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Geneva.
Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours
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Geneva, Switzerland — 3 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dent de Vaulion and Plage de Port-Choiseul. Get in touch with nature at Sauvabelin Forest and Lac de Joux. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde, take in nature's colorful creations at Ile Rousseau, walk around Parc Bertrand, and explore the world behind art at Fondation Baur, Musee des Arts d’Extreme-Orient.

For traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Geneva trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from London to Geneva takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in June: highs in Geneva hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly to Como.
Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trips

Como, Italy — 3 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Walking Tour Bellagio - Lake of Como and Jungle Raider Park Margno. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Monte San Primo and Riva Bianca Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Como: S. Giovanni Battista (in Varenna) and Sentiero Geologico Canzo - Terz'Aple (in Canzo). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria di Loreto, get outside with Aero Club Como, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Grona.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Como trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Geneva to Como takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Milan.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails
Side Trips

Milan, Italy — 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like La Casa Maledetta and Armani Silos. Step out of the city life by going to Santuario Cornabusa and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Parco Arcadia (in Bareggio), Orrido della Val Taleggio (in San Giovanni Bianco) and Grotta Delle Meraviglie (in Zogno). The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Naviglio della Martesana, contemplate the long history of Ospedale Maggiore Ca' Granda Universita Statale, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Madonna Di Perello.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Milan route maker site.

Traveling by car from Como to Milan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips

Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.