From Switzerland to the Italian Lakes

Romantic
Romantic
10 - 16
days

From Zurich to the Jungfrau Glacier, the Italian Lakes to Cortina d'Ampezzo and the rich culture of Salzburg and Vienna.

In this trip

  • Night LifeNight Life
  • Great FoodGreat Food
  • CultureCulture
  • BeachesBeaches
  • Historic PlacesHistoric Places

Trip itinerary

  • 1

    Zurich, Switzerland

  • 2

    Lucerne, Switzerland

  • 3

    Grindelwald, Switzerland

  • 4

    Sirmione, Italy

  • 5

    Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

  • 6

    Salzburg, Austria

  • 7

    Vienna, Austria

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Things to do in and around Zurich

  • Zürich | Zurich General view
  • Kunsthaus in Zurich
  • Zurich Street
  • Zurich
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  • Lungern - Brienzer Rothorn
  • Swiss National Museum in Zurich
  • Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (Albi, 1864 - castillo de Malromé, Gironde, 1901) Las dos amigas (c. 1894-1895)
  • Zurich, Fraumunster
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  • weissenstein (50)
  • Jungfrau & Sphinx Observatory
  • Zurich sunrise
  • zoo zurich
  • Grossmunster Church, Zurich
   
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Zurich

Switzerland, Zurich region

CultureFoodNight lifeHistoric2 nightsSat. Mar 09 - Mon. Mar 11

The heart of Swiss commerce, finances, and academia, Zurich boasts museums, galleries, a buzzing nightlife, and a superb atmosphere.

Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland. It is located at the northwestern tip of Lake Zurich. Zurich is home to many churches and houses of the old town, the most expensive shops along the famous Bahnhofstrasse, as well as world-class museums, operas, and theater. The Lindenhof in the old town is the historical site of the Roman castle, and the later Carolingian Imperial Palace. Zurich offers a great deal of variety when it comes to night-time leisure. It is the host city of the world-famous Street Parade, which takes place in August every year. Zurich is known for its nightlife, offering a huge variety of restaurants, bars, and night clubs.
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Things to do in and around Lucerne

  • Lucerne, Switzerland
  • View of Lucerne
  • Lucerne
  • KKL Lucerne
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  • Jungfrau & Sphinx Observatory
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  • The Lion Monument At Lucerne, Switzerland.
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  • LUCERNA PUENTE SOBRE EL RIO REUSS   -   LUCERNE BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER REUSS
  • Abraham Hermanjat (detail)
   
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Lucerne

Switzerland, Lucerne region

Night lifeFoodNatureCultureActive1 nightMon. Mar 11 - Tue. Mar 12

One of Switzerland's major cities, Lucerne offers a myriad of cultural landmarks, a beautiful lake and a lively, fun, atmosphere.

Since the city straddles the Reuss River, it has a number of bridges, the most famous is the Chapel Bridge. Old Town Lucerne is located north of the Reuss River, and has several fine half-timber structures with painted fronts. Remnants of the old town walls exist, complete with 8 tall watch towers. The twin needle towers of the Church of St. Leodegar sit on a hill above the lake. Bertel Thorvaldsen's famous carving of a dying lion is found in a park just off the Lowenplatz, commemorating the hundreds of Swiss Guards who were killed during the French Revolution. The Swiss Museum of Transport is beside the lake in the northern section of the city as well as the Culture and Convention Center.
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Things to do in and around Grindelwald

  • Grindelwald
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  • Jungfrau & Sphinx Observatory
  • Balade de Zinal (entre Sorebois et le Petit Mountet)
  • 2007 07 16 - 3947 - Gornergrat - Matterhorn and Riffelhorn
  • Wengen to Lauberhorn and Mannlichen
  • Lungern - Brienzer Rothorn
  • Allalinhorn 14
   
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Grindelwald

Switzerland, Bern region

NatureActiveSmall towns2 nightsTue. Mar 12 - Thu. Mar 14

Nestled among the beautiful Alps, this quaint little village is a popular destination for hikers and nature-lovers since the 18C.

Grindelwald is home to Jungfraubahn, a mountain railway up the Jungfrau mountain, listed as a Swiss heritage site of national significance. The land around the Kleine Scheidegg is part of the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites. Grindelwald village is located in the Bernese Alps. Long famed as a winter tourist destination with slopes for beginners, intermediates and the challenges of the Eiger glacier for the experienced, there are activities for the non-skiers, from tobogganing to groomed winter hiking tracks. It is the usual starting point for ascents of the Eiger and the Wetterhorn. Today, Grindelwald is also a popular summer activity resort with many miles of hiking trails across the Alps.
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Things to do in and around Sirmione

  • Sirmione
  • Sirmione Italy
  • Sirmione
  • Sirmione (Italy)
  • Double sky
  • A view of Verona
  • Sanctuary Madonna Della corona
  • Stelvio Pass
   
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Sirmione

Italy, Lombardy region

Small townsNatureActiveFoodCulture1 nightThu. Mar 14 - Fri. Mar 15

A gorgeous little town on the shore of Lake Garda, boasting a medieval castle, quaint cobbled streets, nice beaches, and great food.

Sirmione is a commune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, northern Italy. It has a historic center which is located on the Sirmio peninsula that divides the lower part of Lake Garda. The main historical landmark of Sirmione is the so-called Grottoes of Catullus (Grotte di Catullo), the most striking example of a Roman private edifice discovered in northern Italy. The edifice had a rectangular plan and measured 167 x 105 meters. The town is famous for its thermal springs.
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Things to do in and around Cortina d'Ampezzo

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  • A gorgeous day for skiing
  • 2014 Italië 0421 Cortina d'Ampezzo
  • Cortina d'Ampezzo
  • Vista delle Tre Tofane - Dolomiti Bellunesi
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Cortina d'Ampezzo

Italy, Alto Adige region

NatureActiveFoodSmall towns2 nightsFri. Mar 15 - Sun. Mar 17

Having an especial focus on winter sports, this well-known resort town offers its visitors skiing, lush scenery, and quaint shops.

Cortina d'Ampezzo is a town and commune in the southern (Dolomitic) Alps located in Veneto, a region in Northern Italy. Located in the heart of the Dolomites in an alpine valley, it is a popular winter sport resort known for its ski-ranges, scenery, accommodations, shops and apres-ski scene. It hosted the 1956 Winter Olympics as well as various world cup events and motion pictures. It is also known for its jet set and European aristocracy crowd.
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Things to do in and around Salzburg

  • Salzburg
  • Dom vs Festung
  • Hohensalzburg Castle
  • Getreidegasse
  • Monchsberg
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  • Eisriesenwelt 3
  • Zoo Salzburg (A)
  • salzburg residenz
  • Neue Residenz
  • Hellbrunn
  • From Untersberg Peak
  • King of the hill
  • IMG_1712 - Salzburg - View from Mönchsberg - Erzabtei St Peter, Stiftskirche St Peter, und Franziskanerkirche
  • Mozart Geburtshaus - Mozart's Birthplace
  • Anthropomorphic Animal Carvings (Cat Lady and Frog Man), in the Folklore section
  • Mirabellgarten, Salzburg_2213
  • HALLEIN SALT MINES
  • Dachstein: Krippenstein
   
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Salzburg

Austria, Salzburg region

FoodCultureHistoricNight lifeNature2 nightsSun. Mar 17 - Tue. Mar 19

With its narrow streets and golden domes, this unique city has a buzzing art scene, lively nightlife and heavenly food.

Salzburg is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. Salzburg's "Old Town" is internationally renowned for its baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The city has three universities and a large population of students. Tourists also frequent the city to tour the city's historic center, many palaces, and the scenic Alpine surroundings. Salzburg was the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the mid‑20th century, the city was the setting for parts of the musical play and film The Sound of Music.
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Things to do in and around Vienna

  • On top of Vienna
  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
  • Hofburg, Vienna
  • Schönbrunn Castle
  • Liechtenstein Museum
  • Lobau Hausgraben alluvial forest (48°10' N 16°31' E)
  • 006 - Burg Kreuzenstein 2012
  • State Opera House, Vienna
  • A Mediterranean Harbour at sunset (1771) - Claude-Joseph Vernet (1714-1789)
  • The Belvedere
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  • Lake Neusiedl, Austria
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  • Österreichische Galerie Belvedere palace (Wien)
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  • Vienna, Austria
  • Vienna Upper Belvedere
  • Aggstein Ruin
   
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Vienna

Austria, Vienna region

CultureFoodHistoricNight life2 nightsTue. Mar 19 - Thu. Mar 21

Vienna, the luxurious capital of Austria, has vibrant nightlife, contagiously joyful atmosphere and fascinating history.

Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria. Art, music, and culture hold a long tradition in Vienna. The Burgtheater is considered one of the best theatres in the German-speaking world. Vienna is also home to a number of opera houses. Many concert venues offer shows for tourists, featuring highlights of Viennese music. There many museums in Vienna, and several of them are in the Museumsquartier. Architectural styles range from classicist buildings to modern architecture. A Vienna ball is an all-night cultural attraction. Major Viennese balls generally begin at 9 pm and last until 5 am, although many guests carry on the celebrations into the next day.
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