15 days in Italy, Switzerland & Austria Itinerary

15 days in Italy, Switzerland & Austria Itinerary

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Start: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  12 h
1
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stroll through Lido di Ravello, hike along Sentiero dei Limoni, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Ravello day trip tool.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Ravello is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jeddah to Ravello due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in September, things will get a bit cooler in Ravello: highs are around 30°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Sentiero dei Limoni, Lido Capo di Conca
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido Capo di Conca ©
Lido Capo di Conca

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, thendelve into the distant past at Pantheon, thenexplore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planning site.

You can drive from Ravello to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ravello in September since evenings lows in Rome dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, thenadmire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thentake in the exciting artwork at Scarpelli Mosaici, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Florence online journey planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, thenexplore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally get interesting insight from Like a Venetian. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): trek along Maennlichen Romantic Trail, thenstroll through Maennlichen Royal Walk, thenexplore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at The Eiger. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Faulhorn, appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village, and then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grindelwald journey planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Grindelwald takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen Village
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
The Eiger ©
The Eiger
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, thenget great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thenadmire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Salzburg in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Family-friendly places like Schonbrunn Palace and Schönbrunn Zoo will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, and admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vienna road trip site.

Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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