6 days in Switzerland & Milan Itinerary

6 days in Switzerland & Milan Itinerary

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Rolle, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Geneva online attractions planner.

Birmingham, UK to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. While traveling from Birmingham, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Geneva, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. On the 20th (Wed), you're off to Rolle.
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Rolle, Switzerland — 2 nights

Rolle is a municipality in the Canton of Vaud in Switzerland. On the 21st (Thu), get some fabulous bargains at Outlet Aubonne, get in on the family fun at Signal de Bougy Parc Pre Vert, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Rolle.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rolle trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Rolle takes an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lugano.
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Lugano, Switzerland — 2 nights

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): cool off at Lido Locarno and then admire the verdant scenery at Valle Verzasca. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Parco Ciani, explore the activities along Lake Lugano, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte San Salvatore.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lugano trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Rolle to Lugano takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Lugano can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, and then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip tool.

Traveling by car from Lugano to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Milan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.
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