12 days in Province of Milan & Zurich Itinerary

12 days in Province of Milan & Zurich Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Magenta
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Magenta, Italy
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 7 nights
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Magenta, Italy

— 4 nights
Magenta is a town and comune in the province of Milan in Lombardy, northern Italy. Do your shopping at Centro Commerciale Fiordaliso and Bar Gelateria Manu. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Abbazia Santa Maria di Morimondo and Museo Storico Alfa Romeo. When in Magenta, make a side trip to see Mediolanum Forum in Assago, approximately Assago away. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Il Bosco dei Cento Passi, learn about winemaking at Cantine Cavallotti, stroll through Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta, and stop by Enoteca Divino.

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Beirut, Lebanon to Magenta is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Magenta when traveling from Beirut in July, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Magenta

Shopping · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 7 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake Trubsee and Strandbad Mythenquai. Get a sense of the local culture at Niederdorf and Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten). Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lake Brienz (in Brienz), Hofkirche (in Lucerne) and Turm in Regensberg (in Regensberg). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, look for gifts at Confiserie Sprungli, take in breathtaking views at Aare Gorge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Seebad Eich.

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You can drive from Magenta to Zurich in 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Magenta in July; daily highs in Zurich reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Province of Milan travel guide

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Shopping Malls · Movie Theaters · Bars & Clubs
Milan is the city capital of the Lombardy Region in Northern Italy and is the 2nd richest city in the European Union after Paris in 2016. It is the second most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper at 1,369,000, and the Metropolitan City of Milan at 3,219,000. Its geographical outskirt, has a population estimated to be about 5,270,000 in 1,891km2, ranking 2nd in the European Union. The wider Milan metropolitan area, popular for Greater Milan, is a polycentric metropolitan region that comprehends almost every province of Lombardy, the Piedmont province of Novara, and some parts of the province of Piacenza which counts an estimated total population of 8,123,020.Milan is Italy's main industrial and financial capital and corporation hub home to thousands of the most important companies worldwide. In terms of GDP, it has the largest economy among European non-capital cities. Milan is considered part of the Blue Banana and has now become the wealthiest city among the economic rivalry "Four Motors for Europe."

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