10 days in Lake Como, Lugano & Zurich Itinerary

10 days in Lake Como, Lugano & Zurich Itinerary

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Perledo, Italy
— 2 nights
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights

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Perledo, Italy

Perledo ©
Perledo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): stop by Menaggio, kick back and relax at Spiaggia Tranquilla, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona, then learn about all things military at Forte Montecchio Nord, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio, tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Carlotta, then admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa Monastero.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Perledo visit planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Perledo is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Perledo. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in August; daily highs in Perledo reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Lugano.

Things to do in Perledo

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

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Menaggio ©
Menaggio
Abbazia Cluniacense di Santa Maria di Piona ©
Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio ©
Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio

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Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Head to Fox Town Factory Stores and Laderach Chocolaterie Suissefor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Castelgrande and Castelli di Bellinzona. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lugano: Bellinzona (Castle of Sasso Corbaro & Castello di Montebello) and Sacromonte e Santuario Madonna del Sasso (in Orselina). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Lugano, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria degli Angioli, make a trip to Piazza della Riforma, and take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore.

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Traveling by car from Perledo to Lugano takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lugano can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Lugano

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

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Castle of Sasso Corbaro ©
Castle of Sasso Corbaro
Castello di Montebello ©
Castello di Montebello
Castelgrande ©
Castelgrande

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Town and Teufelsbrucke. Head to Bahnhofstrasse and Confiserie Sprunglifor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Munot (in Schaffhausen), Rapperswil (Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden & Schloss Rapperswil) and Kloster Einsiedeln (in Einsiedeln). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Old Town Chur, take a stroll through Niederdorf, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

Plan trip to Zurich with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Lugano to Zurich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, Zurich is little chillier than Lugano - with highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden ©
Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden
Munot ©
Munot
Old Town Chur ©
Old Town Chur

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