18 days in Switzerland, Slovenia & Northwest Italy Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland, Slovenia & Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Murren, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights

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Murren, Switzerland

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Murren online attractions planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Murren is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Murren

Nature · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Trümmelbachfälle, Jungfraujoch
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Lake Lucerne, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zurich attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Murren to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In September in Zurich, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the views from Triple Bridge and then explore the activities along Lake Bled. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, trek along Vintgar Gorge, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Ljubljana takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Ljubljana to Venice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Assisi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Mount Subasio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, and finally get interesting insight from Wild Foods Italy.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Assisi visit planner.

Getting from Florence to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September in Assisi, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Wild Foods Italy
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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