15 days in Munich, Zurich & Milan Itinerary

15 days in Munich, Zurich & Milan Itinerary

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15 days in Munich, Zurich & Milan Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Milan, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait

4
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Step out of Munich with an excursion to Schloss Neuschwanstein in Hohenschwangau--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Marienplatz, take in the spiritual surroundings of Frauenkirche, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and admire the masterpieces at New Pinakothek.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Munich tour itinerary builder tool .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Munich is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Munich. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in October; daily highs in Munich reach 16°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Mt Pilatus, & more), Aare River (in Bern) and Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken (in Matten bei Interlaken). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary app .

Drive from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lucerne, Aare River, Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Villa d'Este (in Cernobbio), Turin (Piazza San Carlo, Museo Egizio, & more) and Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Milan route planner .

Fly from Zurich to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in October, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Verona, Turin, Bergamo, Villa del Balbianello, Villa d'Este
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

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