11 days in Switzerland & Milan Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland & Milan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dallas, United States
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Lugano, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train:  5 h 45 min
3
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Lenk im Simmental, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Dallas, United States

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nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Milan is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Milan road trip app.

Dallas, USA to Milan is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of tram and flight; or do a combination of tram, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Milan is 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in December, with highs in Milan at 46°F and lows at 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria degli Angioli, and finally walk around Parco Civico.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Lugano trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Milan to Lugano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Lugano are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico
Santa Maria degli Angioli ©
Santa Maria degli Angioli

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nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): make a trip to Lauterbrunnen Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grindelwald day trip site.

You can drive from Lugano to Grindelwald in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Tours Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Jungfraujoch, Lauterbrunnen Church
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
Lauterbrunnen Church ©
Lauterbrunnen Church

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night
Lenk im Simmental, Switzerland

Lenk im Simmental
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lenk im Simmental day trip app.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Lenk im Simmental takes 1.5 hours. December in Lenk im Simmental sees daily highs of 34°F and lows of 25°F at night. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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