12 days in Italy, Zurich & Amsterdam Itinerary

12 days in Italy, Zurich & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Head to Cedro 33 and Souvenirs of Rome - Religious Articlesfor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, take a stroll through Rione Prati, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip maker.

New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. In April, Rome is much colder than New Delhi - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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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 19th (Wed): view the masterpieces at San Marco 801, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On your second day here, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Venice journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, and then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Barenland and then take a stroll through Old Town.

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Traveling by flight from Venice to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in April, things will get a bit cooler in Zurich: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as The Jordaan and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and De 9 Straatjes. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, stop by Van Stapele Koekmakerij, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and visit Red Light District.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam vacation planner.

You can fly from Zurich to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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