16 days in Switzerland, Italy & London Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland, Italy & London Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Campo Santa Margherita, then take a stroll through Cannaregio, and then visit Campo del Ghetto.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Venice day trip app.

Singapore, Singapore to Venice is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Venice at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Milan, Italy

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.
On the 10th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Marino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then contemplate the long history of Vicolo Privato Lavandai, and finally look for gifts at I Fiori nella Rete Milano. Keep things going the next day: see La Casa Maledetta, wander the streets of Brera District, and then browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Milan tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Venice to Milan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, trek along Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, and then hike along North face Trail.

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Traveling by car from Milan to Lauterbrunnen takes 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

1
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Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 13th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofkirche, then get a taste of the local shopping with Altstadt Luzern, and finally make a trip to Rotsee - Badi.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne day trip planner.

Drive from Lauterbrunnen to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. December in Lucerne sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

1
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Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then look for gifts at Albert Schild AG - Swisssouvenir, then step into the grandiose world of Unspunnen Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Weissenau Castle.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip builder.

Drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Lucerne, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Interlaken, ranging from highs of 1°C to lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping · Tours

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for gifts at Laderach and then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Winter Sports · Classes · Outdoors · Tours

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Sechselautenplatz, then stop by Maurice de Mauriac, then get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, and finally visit Old Town.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Zermatt to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Outdoors

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London, United Kingdom

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.
Bring the kids along to Westminster and Tower of London Ice Rink. Shop till you drop at Gustamps and The Lanes. Take a break from London with a short trip to Little Jasmine Therapies and Spa in Brighton, about 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Regent Street, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Sir John Soane's Museum, and hunt for treasures at Borough Market.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our London online travel route planner.

Getting from Zurich to London by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to London is minus 1 hour. In December, London is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.