15 days in Austria, Italy & Munich Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Zell am See, Austria
— 3 nights
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Varenna, Italy
— 3 nights
Como, Italy
— 2 nights
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights


Munich, Germany — 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, explore the activities along English Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Church, then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then examine the collection at BMW Welt.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Munich itinerary planner.

In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zell am See.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature
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Zell am See, Austria — 3 nights

Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn, cruise along Grossglockner High Alpine Road, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. On the next day, get great views at Gipfelwelt 3000, then explore the striking landscape at Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell, and finally hit the slopes at Zell Am See.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zell am See day trip planner.

Drive from Munich to Zell am See in 2.5 hours. July in Zell am See sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo, see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Achensee. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob.

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You can drive from Zell am See to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Varenna.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Varenna, Italy — 3 nights

Get out of town with these interesting Varenna side-trips: Bellagio (Profumeria Bellagio, I Giardini di Villa Melzi, &more), Bellano (Chiesa Sant’Andrea di Bonzeno & Chiesa dei Santi Nazaro e Celso) and Riserva Naturale Val di Mello (in Val Masino).

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Varenna online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Varenna takes 4.5 hours. In July, Varenna is a bit warmer than Innsbruck - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Como.
Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Trails
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Como, Italy — 2 nights

City of Silk

Explore Como's surroundings by going to Parco della Rocca Borromea (in Arona), Palazzo Borromeo (in Isola Bella) and Orta San Giulio (San Giulio Island, Lake Orta, &more). And it doesn't end there: stop by Teatro del Gusto Como, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and hike along Chilometro della Conoscenza.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Como day trip app.

Drive from Varenna to Como in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Como are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

On the 23rd (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Tecla, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Leolandia, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Como to Milan by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Milan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping
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Austria travel guide

Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
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.

Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.