47 days in France, Italy & Lauterbrunnen Itinerary

47 days in France, Italy & Lauterbrunnen Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Vatican City, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
4
Positano, Italy
— 4 nights
5
Amalfi, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
9
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
10
Molveno, Italy
— 3 nights
11
Como, Italy
— 2 nights
12
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 3 nights
13
Nice, France
— 7 nights
14
Paris, France
— 3 nights
15
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 3 nights

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and then stop by Rione Parione. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, thendelve into the distant past at Colosseum, thencontemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Rome, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around °C. You'll set off for Vatican City on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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Vatican City, Italy

Vatican City ©
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Peter's Basilica as well as Sistine Chapel. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Sistine Chapel, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thenmake a trip to Vatican Necropolis, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Square. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Monastero Mater Ecclesiae, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Anna dei Palafrenieri, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria Regina della Famiglia.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vatican City trip planner.

Vatican City is just a short distance from Rome. In October in Vatican City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Naples on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Sistine Chapel ©
Sistine Chapel

1
night
Naples, Italy

Naples
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 14th (Thu), wander the streets of Decumani di Napoli, thendelve into the distant past at The Neapolis Buried, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Naples journey planner.

Take a train from Vatican City to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Naples can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Decumani di Napoli
Decumani di Napoli
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples

4
nights
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Visiting Walk of the Gods and Spiaggia Grande will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Fornillo, go for a walk through Positano, and take in the exciting artwork at Absolute Positano.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano trip builder tool.

Getting from Naples to Positano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Positano can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 19th (Tue), you'll travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Walk of the Gods ©
Walk of the Gods
Spiaggia Grande ©
Spiaggia Grande

3
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Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, and sample the fine beverages at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi.

Plan my trip to Amalfi with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Positano to Amalfi in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In October in Amalfi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ravello
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Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Azienda Agricola La Lastra, Piazza del Campo and Historic Centre of San Gimignano. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano and then make a trip to Piazza del Campo. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di San Galgano, take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola La Lastra.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Siena day trip planning site.

You can drive from Amalfi to Siena in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in October, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Siena. On the 24th (Sun), you're off to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Abbazia di San Galgano
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Leaning Tower of Pisa as well as Palazzo Vecchio. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Baptistery of St. John and Campanile di Giotto. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Florence planner.

Drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Castello del Trebbio
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:
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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

3
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.
You've now added Ponte di Rialto to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco. Visit Basilica di San Marco and Basilica di Santa Anastasia for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Arena di Verona & TENUTA SANTA MARIA VALVERDE). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Venice journey planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Florence in October, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Verona
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza delle Erbe and Casa di Giulietta. There's more to do: step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Verona trip builder.

Getting from Venice to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Verona can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Molveno.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta

3
nights
Molveno, Italy

Molveno ©
Molveno is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 40km northwest of Trento.GeographyMolveno is located at the northern end of a 4km long lake, at the foot of the Brenta Group and the Paganella mountain.The Lake of Molveno, formed by a landslide about 4000 years ago, is the second largest in Trentino-Alto Adige, 3.3km2. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno, thenget outside with Forest Park, thendo a tasting at Cantina A. Martinelli 1860, and finally learn about winemaking at Cantina Marco Donati. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castel Beseno, explore the world behind art at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, and finally learn about winemaking at Maso Martis.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Molveno day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Verona to Molveno takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Como.

Things to do in Molveno

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Trento, Mezzocorona, Castel Beseno
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Castel Beseno ©
Castel Beseno
Cantina Marco Donati ©
Cantina Marco Donati

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Como, Italy

Como ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio Voltiano, admire the striking features of Novocomum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Ciclovia dei Laghi, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Fedele. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Aero Club Como, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Abbondio, explore the landscape on two wheels at Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria di Loreto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant’Orsola.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Como holiday planner.

You can drive from Molveno to Como in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Como are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
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Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Basilica di Sant'Abbondio ©
Basilica di Sant'Abbondio
Basilica di San Fedele ©
Basilica di San Fedele

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Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Visit Cinque Terre Trails and Santuario di Nostra Signora di Reggio for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Portovenere and Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero. Go for a jaunt from Cinque Terre to Porto Venere to see Palazzata a Mare about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Cinque Terre footpaths, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio dei Disciplinati di Santa Caterina.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Como to Cinque Terre takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Como in November; daily highs in Cinque Terre reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Porto Venere
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Cinque Terre footpaths ©
Cinque Terre footpaths

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Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and La Croisette are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Vieille Ville and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Nice to St-Paul-de-Vence to see Saint-Paul de Vence about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastère de Cimiez, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, and contemplate the long history of Palais Lascaris.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nice route app.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. November in Nice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Saint-Paul de Vence, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, La Croisette
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, visit Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, stroll the grounds of Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris tour builder site.

You can fly from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in November, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Take a break from the city and head to St. Beatus Hoehlen and Lauterbrunnen Village. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen and Lauterbrunnen Church. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Schynige Platte, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, tour the pleasant surroundings at North face Trail, and appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen travel route planning website.

You can drive from Paris to Lauterbrunnen in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Schynige Platte, North face Trail, St. Beatus Hoehlen
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St. Beatus Hoehlen ©
St. Beatus Hoehlen
Schynige Platte ©
Schynige Platte
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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