15 days in Milan, Swiss Alps & Barcelona Itinerary

15 days in Milan, Swiss Alps & Barcelona Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Train to Genève-Aéroport, Fly to Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights


Milan, Italy

— 5 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Verona (Casa di Giulietta, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more), Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta & Villa del Balbianello) and Varenna (Il Tornio, Civic Museum of Ornithology and Natural Sciences, &more). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, get engrossed in the history at Galleria 92, and admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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

Manila, Philippines to Milan is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Manila to Milan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manila in May, expect Milan to be much colder, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 8 — 13:

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 4 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, classes, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, and get great views at Gornergrat.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt route planner.

Getting from Milan to Zermatt by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports
Find places to stay May 13 — 17:

Barcelona, Spain

— 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona online route builder.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Zermatt to Barcelona takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 17 — 21:

Swiss Alps travel guide

Mountains · Bodies of Water · Lookouts
The stunning Swiss Alps cover 65 percent of the Switzerland's surface area with dramatic mountain scenery. Its spectacular peaks and valleys are the result of tectonic thrusts, among them the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, the first World Heritage Site in the Alps. Connected by a network of trains and cable cars, this majestic vacation spot is accessible for all. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the highest mountains in the Alps, including the Monte Rosa, which stands at 4,634 m (15,203 ft). Pristine white snow and perfect blue skies await you, and ski sports and hiking trails aplenty top the list of things to do.