16 days in Italy, Switzerland & Bengaluru Itinerary

16 days in Italy, Switzerland & Bengaluru Itinerary

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Bengaluru, India
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
Train
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train to Zurich, Fly to Bengaluru
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Bengaluru, India
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Bengaluru, India — 1 night

Flourishing development and a bustling IT industry transformed Bangalore into a vibrant metropolis, but the city preserves its numerous historic and cultural sights.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bengaluru trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Kempegowda International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll travel to Rome.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:

Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome vacation builder.

Fly from Bengaluru to Rome in 15 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru to Rome, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, things will get cooler in Rome: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:

Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Venice.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:

Venice, Italy — 3 nights

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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Venice tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Zurich.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:

Zurich, Switzerland

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Venice in April: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. You will leave for Grindelwald on the 11th (Mon).
Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:

Grindelwald, Switzerland — 3 nights

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 12th (Tue), hit the slopes at Maennlichen, take some stellar pictures from First Cliff Walk by Tissot, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Grindelwald-First. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bengaluru.
Nature · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:

Bengaluru, India — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Temple Bangalore, then admire the landmark architecture of Bangalore Palace, then admire the natural beauty at Lalbagh Botanical Garden, and finally shop like a local with UB City.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bengaluru holiday builder site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Grindelwald to Bengaluru takes 18.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to India Standard Time (IST) is 4.5 hours.
Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.