16 days in Switzerland, Austria & Milan Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland, Austria & Milan Itinerary

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Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bahnhofstrasse. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall) and Lucerne (Lion Monument, Max Chocolatier, &more). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich sightseeing planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Zurich is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Zurich to be slightly colder, temps between 74°F and 55°F. On the 24th (Sun), you're off to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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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 24th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip builder app.

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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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 26th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan tour planning site.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Interlaken in June: high temperatures in Milan hover around 83°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Interlaken, Switzerland

Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Unspunnen Castle, then stop by Mad Cow, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally look for gifts at Swiss Mountain Market Unique Regional Souvenirs.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken travel planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Interlaken in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in June: high temperatures in Interlaken hover around 72°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Shopping
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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip app.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Nightlife
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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Schonbrunn Palace and The Hofburg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as St. Stephen's Cathedral and Historic Center of Vienna are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, look for gifts at Altmann & Kühne, see the interesting displays at J & L Lobmeyr, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vienna road trip planning website.

Fly from Zurich to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Vienna, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 1st (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the striking features of Mirabell Palace. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Alte furst-erzbischofliche Hofapotheke, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Salzburg itinerary site.

You can drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Salzburg are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stop by Shakespeare & Company, then stop by Xocolat, then take a stroll through Graben and Kohlmarkt, and finally admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace.

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You can drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Vienna

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich online trip builder.

You can fly from Vienna to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Switzerland travel guide

4.6
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.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.