21 days in Germany, Italy & Zurich Itinerary

21 days in Germany, Italy & Zurich Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Nienburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Lucerne and Aare Gorge. Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Hofkirche are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum (in Hofstetten bei Brienz), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken) and Lucerne (Jesuitenkirche & The Rosengart Collection). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Brienz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and stop by Confiserie Sprungli.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Zurich is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect Zurich to be slightly colder, temps between 78°F and 59°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Wed) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Escape the urban bustle at Lago di Bolsena and Sabbianera Super Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Moai Beach (in Passo Oscuro) and Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare (in Maccarese). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in July; daily highs in Rome reach 89°F and lows reach 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Vatican Museums
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. When in Florence, make a side trip to see Castello di Verrazzano in Greve in Chianti, approximately Greve in Chianti away. Dedicate the 26th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Florence vacation maker tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

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World heritage site
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get curious at Deutsches Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Olympic Tower, and then admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Munich Residenz and then examine the collection at BMW Welt.

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Fly from Florence to Munich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Florence in July; daily highs in Munich reach 77°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums
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Must see
BMW Welt
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Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
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Art Museum
Alte Pinakothek
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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 29th (Sat), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, step off the mainland to explore Pfaueninsel, and then steep yourself in history at Potsdam's Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tegeler See and then contemplate the long history of Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin vacation builder.

You can fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Nienburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Must see
Potsdam's Gardens
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.8

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Nienburg, Germany

Nienburg ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Buckeburg and then look for all kinds of wild species at Serengeti-Park Hodenhagen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Dinopark Munchehagen.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nienburg visit planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Nienburg takes 4 hours. In July in Nienburg, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Nienburg

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, then explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Zurich attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Nienburg to Zurich with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites
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Water Body
Lake Zurich
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Religious Site
Fraumünster Church
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