6 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

6 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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6 days in Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
bus + Fly:  11​h
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Como, Italy
— Few hours
ferry:  30​min
4
Bellagio, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
End: New York City, United States


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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read Zurich sightseeing site .

New York City, USA to Zurich is an approximately 11-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from New York City to Zurich, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 58°F and lows are around 45°F. On the 5th (Fri), you're off toLucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You've added The Wetterhorn, Sightseeing Interlaken, Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke), then take in the views from Spreuer Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument. On your second day here, catch a ride with Sightseeing Interlaken and then take in the awesome beauty at The Wetterhorn.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lucerne trip planner .

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Lucerne sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Como.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Transportation

Side Trips

Sightseeing Interlaken, The Wetterhorn
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Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Spreuer Bridge ©
Spreuer Bridge

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Como, Italy

Como
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.
Boat Tour has been added to your itinerary.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Como visit planner .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Como takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Como sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Bellagio.

Things to do in Como

Transportation Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Boat Tour
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night
Bellagio, Italy

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Villa Carlotta has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at i Giardini di Villa Melzi and then stroll through La Punta Spartivento.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bellagio trip planner .

Bellagio is just a stone's throw from Como. In October, daytime highs in Bellagio are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks Museums Historic Sites

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Villa Carlotta
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
La Punta Spartivento ©
La Punta Spartivento
i Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
i Giardini di Villa Melzi

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Bellagio to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Traveling from Bellagio in October, expect nights in Zurich to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 58°F. You will leave for home on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors Parks Tours
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