15 days in Italy & Zurich Itinerary

15 days in Italy & Zurich Itinerary

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15 days in Italy & Zurich Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  5 h
4
San Domino, Italy
— 2 nights
+4
Fly + Bus + Train + Foot + Bus:  7 h
5
Otranto, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Bari, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt) and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Zurich due to the time zone difference. In September, Zurich is a bit cooler than Sao Paulo - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Florence.

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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Get a sense of the local culture at Galleria dell'Accademia and Pitti Palace. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Florence sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Zurich to Florence in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in September; daily highs in Florence reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
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.
Visit Point Break and Oasi Naturista for some beach relaxation. Colosseum and St. Clement Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare in Maccarese (about 44 minutes away). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at V Lounge Beach Club and stroll through Mediterranea.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary maker tool .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Domino.

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Oasi Naturista, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare, Point Break
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Clement Basilica ©
St. Clement Basilica
Oasi Naturista ©
Oasi Naturista

2
nights
San Domino, Italy

San Domino ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Matana, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santa Maria, and then step off the mainland to explore Arcipelago Tremiti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at San Domino.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Domino trip planning tool .

Getting from Rome to San Domino by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in San Domino are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Otranto.

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Santuario Di Santa Maria A Mare, San Domino
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San Domino ©
San Domino
Cala Matana ©
Cala Matana
Santuario Di Santa Maria A Mare ©
Santuario Di Santa Maria A Mare

2
nights
Otranto, Italy

Otranto ©
Otranto is a town and comune in the province of Lecce (Apulia, Italy), in a fertile region once famous for its breed of horses.It is located on the east coast of the Salento peninsula. On the 19th (Wed), make a trip to Cattedrale Di Otranto, kick back and relax at Bagno Marino Archi, and then learn about winemaking at Cantine Menhir.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Otranto trip planner .

Getting from San Domino to Otranto by combination of flight, train, and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bari.

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Origano Cibo e Vino, Bagno Marino Archi
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Cattedrale Di Otranto ©
Cattedrale Di Otranto
Origano Cibo e Vino ©
Origano Cibo e Vino
La Dolce Riva ©
La Dolce Riva

2
nights
Bari, Italy

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site and then kick back and relax at Lama Monachile.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bari online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Otranto to Bari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bari

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni, Lama Monachile, Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta
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Lama Monachile ©
Lama Monachile
Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta ©
Cattedrale Maria SS. Assunta
Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni ©
Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni

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