15 days in Italy, Zermatt & Lugano Itinerary

15 days in Italy, Zermatt & Lugano Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
2
Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights

2
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): play a few rounds at Golf Club Matterhorn, thenhave fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Zermatt is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Dubai to Zermatt, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Classes
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School
Parasailing & Paragliding

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Duomo di Milano and Arena di Verona. Visiting I Falconieri del Feudo and Parco Valentino will get you outdoors. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Como (Oasi WWF del Bassone & Sentiero 6 - Valbasca), Verona (Casa di Giulietta, Piazza delle Erbe, &more) and Corni di Canzo (in Canzo). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, see La Casa Maledetta, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Milan trip builder app.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Milan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Milan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Milan

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Verona, Como, Parco Valentino, Corni di Canzo
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

1
night
Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Percorso del Cemento, walk around Parco delle Gole della Breggia, and then explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Lugano holiday maker website.

Getting from Milan to Lugano by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. May in Lugano sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Morbio Inferiore, Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello
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Parco delle Gole della Breggia ©
Parco delle Gole della Breggia
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello ©
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thencontemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and finally wander the streets of Cannaregio.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Lugano to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

2
nights
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
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 11th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Parole d'Oro and then deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Amazing Lucca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): explore the activities along Il Padule di Fucecchio, thendo a tasting at Fattoria al Dotto, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, and finally make a trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa day trip website.

Getting from Venice to Pisa by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Lucca, Parole d'Oro, Il Padule di Fucecchio
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Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Crypt of Santa Reparata, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): do a tasting at Castello del Trebbio, thenadmire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

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You can drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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