15 days in Italy, Austria & Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Italy, Austria & Switzerland Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Step off the beaten path and head to Santa Maria in Trastevere and Church of St. Louis of the French. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome online trip maker.

Exeter, UK to Rome is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Exeter to Rome, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Storico and Loggia dei Lanzi. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip maker app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, Florence is a bit cooler at night with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cannaregio and Ponte dei Sospiri. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso, and don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Venice trip builder tool.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Venice

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Vienna is slightly colder than Venice - with highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Lucerne and Lake Zurich. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Lion Monument). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

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You can fly from Vienna to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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