13 days in Italy & Winterthur Itinerary

13 days in Italy & Winterthur Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Bologna, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Parma, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Como, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Winterthur, Switzerland
— 2 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.
On the 26th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice driving holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:

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Bologna, Italy

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Piazza Maggiore, contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then put a fun spin on your tour with Secret Zone, and finally make a trip to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bologna vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Bring the kids along to Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana & Piazza del Campo). There's much more to do: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

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Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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Pisa, Italy

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 2nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of St Martin Cathedral, make a trip to Le mura di Lucca, steep yourself in history at Camposanto, then admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa, then admire the striking features of Baptistery of St. John, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pisa road trip tool.

Drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Pisa sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Parma.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Parma, Italy

Capital of Italian Food Valley

Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di Parma, relax in the rural setting at Caseificio San Pier Damiani, head outdoors with Centro Ippico La Torretta, then make a trip to Sottopasso del Ponte Romano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Parma.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Parma trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Pisa to Parma in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites · Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Parma to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Como.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Como, Italy

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): trek along Sentee di Sort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), then hike along Chilometro della Conoscenza, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Sentiero 6 - Valbasca.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Como trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Milan to Como in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Winterthur.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:

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Winterthur, Switzerland

Winterthur is a city in the canton of Zürich in northern Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Eggen-Hohenweg, get a taste of the local shopping with Uhren Sammlung Kellenberger, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Winterthur online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Como to Winterthur takes 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Como in July; daily highs in Winterthur reach 78°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Winterthur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Italy travel guide

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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.