13-Day Road Trip to Switzerland, Italy, and Austria

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Duration
13 days & 12 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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12 nights included
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Embark on an unforgettable 13-day multi-country road trip across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria! If traveling through picturesque landscapes and immersing yourself in the captivating cultures of destinations like Zurich, Schaffhausen, Milan, and Florence sounds like your idea of a great vacation, this iconic European tour is for you.

This enchanting 13-day multi-country tour allows you to journey through 3 extraordinary countries in Europe.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of Switzerland, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. Explore charming locales such as Zurich, Schaffhausen, and Lucerne, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

As you move on to the second country, Italy, prepare to be mesmerized by its diverse and vibrant landscapes. Immerse yourself in the allure of Milan, Pisa, Florence, Bologna, Padua, Venice, and Verona, where every street tells a story, and every corner reveals a new adventure.

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of Austria. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Innsbruck. From ancient architecture to culinary delights, Austria invites you to immerse yourself in its rich culture and experience a voyage like no other.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 3 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories.

In more detail, this carefully crafted travel itinerary invites you to stay 3 nights in Switzerland, 7 nights in Italy, and 2 nights in Austria. During these 13 days, you will be able to fully embrace the extraordinary beauty and immersive wonders of top destinations such as Zurich, Schaffhausen, Milan, and Florence and beyond.

Throughout your tour around Europe, you’ll stay at some of the best accommodations along your route. Our recommendations always include options with varying levels of comfort, usually meaning a range of 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

In Switzerland for example, you can choose between luxury treatment at the 5-star Atlantis by Giardino, immaculate service and atmosphere at a 4-star hotel like H+ Hotel Zürich, or comfort on a budget at the stellar Hotel Sternen Oerlikon, a 3-star hotel.

Similarly, in Italy, the choice stands between accommodations such as the more affordable 3-star B&B Hotel Milano San Siro, the mid-range 4-star Starhotels Tourist Milan, and the luxurious 5-star Palazzo Cornalia.

You can review and select your preferred accommodation for each destination of your road trip around Switzerland, Italy, and Austria in the booking widget to the right of your screen or by scrolling down to the travel itinerary for each day of your trip.

Upon your arrival in Switzerland, you’ll be greeted by the captivating city of Zurich. Here, you're going to collect your chosen rental car and begin your 13-day adventure. While in Zurich, you’ll have the chance to visit some of the best attractions in the city, including Lindenhof and the fascinating Grossmünster. This is only the start of all the wonders you'll be able to experience throughout your tour around Europe.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Milan’s Duomo di Milano and Innsbruck's iconic Golden Roof. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy!

Shop at the popular shopping centers in Zurich, Schaffhausen, Milan, and Florence and embark on a quest for rare souvenirs to give your friends and family back home. Shopping abroad is a fun experience that allows you to discover exclusive items that may not be available in your home country. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 13-day self-drive adventure in Switzerland, Italy, and Austria. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail.

Make the most of this multi-country holiday package by adapting it to your needs. Effortlessly include top-tier car rental services and drive through the continent’s enchanting landscapes with confidence. The included insurance coverage ensures a seamless and stress-free journey. Choose from a range of lavish or wallet-friendly lodgings to wake up well-rested on each day of your trip. Add flight tickets for a smooth arrival and departure. Lastly, upgrade your road trip experience with the best tours and activities along your route to have something fun to look forward to at each destination.

This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

Discover breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and iconic landmarks in multiple European countries in one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in Switzerland, Italy, and Austria.

Choose your travel dates today and start planning your unforgettable multi-country road trip with Guide to Europe!

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Hotel, 12 nights
Rental car, 13 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

Panoramic view of historic Zurich city center with famous Fraumunster, Grossmunster and St. Peter and river Limmat at Lake Zurich on a sunny day with clouds in summer, Canton of Zurich, SwitzerlandZürich / 2 nights
Innsbruck cityscape, Austria.Innsbruck / 2 nights
Florence Aerial View of Ponte Vecchio Bridge during Beautiful Sunny Day, ItalyFlorence / 3 nights
High dynamic range (HDR) Aerial view of the city of Milan, Italy.Milan / 2 nights
Famous buildings, gondolas and monuments by the Rialto Bridge of Venice on the Grand Canal, Italy.Venice / 2 nights
Photo of aerial view of Verona historical city centre, Ponte Pietra bridge across Adige river, Verona Cathedral, Duomo di Verona, red tiled roofs, Veneto Region, Italy.Verona
Photo of beautiful view of canal with statues on square Prato della Valle and Basilica Santa Giustina in Padova (Padua), Veneto, Italy.Padua
Lucerne - town in SwitzerlandLucerne
Photo of Italy Piazza Maggiore in Bologna old town tower of town hall with big clock and blue sky on background, antique buildings terracotta galleries.Bologna
Pisa - city in ItalyPisa
Stadt Hall in Tirol - city in AustriaStadt Hall in Tirol
Schaffhausen - city in SwitzerlandSchaffhausen

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Attractions

photo of sunrise in san marco square with campanile and san marco's basilica. Panorama of the main square of the old town. Venice, Italy.Piazza San Marco
photo of beautiful view from the canal grande to the famous rialto bridge in Venice, Italy, without people and clear, emerald water.Rialto Bridge
photo of night panoramic view of Duomo square in Milano,Italy.Duomo di Milano Museum
photo of verona, Italy. ancient amphitheater arena di verona in Italy like Rome coliseum with nighttime illumination and evening blue sky. verona's italian famous ancient landmark theatre. veneto region.Verona Arena
Piazza del Duomo, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyPiazza del Duomo
photo of medieval leaning tower of pisa (Torre di pisa) at piazza dei miracoli (Piazza del duomo), Tuscany, Italy.Leaning Tower of Pisa
photo of panorama of piazza dei miracoli with leaning tower of pisa, Italy.Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
photo of one of the world's oldest shopping malls galleria vittorio emanuele II at night in milan, lombardia, Italy.Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
photo of View of statue of david on Piazzale Michelangelo at morning  in Florence, Italy.Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyCathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
photo of square of signoria in florence at sunrise, Italy.Piazza della Signoria
Photo of Rhine Falls or Rheinfall, Switzerland panoramic aerial view.Rhine Falls
photo of Sunset view of Sforza Castle (Castello Sforzesco) in Milan, Italy. Architecture and landmarks of Milan. Night cityscape of MilanSforzesco Castle Art Library
Sempione Park, Municipio 1, Milan, Lombardy, ItalySempione Park
photo of bologna, Italy. Piazza maggiore with torre dell'orologio and torre dell’arengo, landmark in emilia-romagna historical province.Piazza Maggiore
photo of uffizi gallery in piazzale degli uffizi at night in florence Italy.Uffizi Gallery
Prato della Valle square in historical city centre of Padua (Padova), elliptical square with green island at the center, small canal with statues, Abbey of Santa Giustina church, Veneto Region, Italy.Prato della Valle
Central Market
The Basilica of St. Anthony, Padua, Padova, Veneto, ItalyThe Basilica of St Anthony
photo of Galleria dell'Accademia in Venice, Italy.Galleria dell'Accademia
Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyBasilica of Santa Croce in Florence
PHOTOPP OF Arco della Pace (Arch of Peace), Porta Sempione, Milan, Italy .Arch of Peace
photo of view of Teatro La Scala- famous opera house in Milan, Italy.La Scala
photo of view Pinacothèque de Brera - Cour intérieure, Milan,Italy.Pinacoteca di Brera
Photo of fountain with giant head spitting water into a pond at swarovski Kristallwelten in Wattens, Austria.Swarovski Crystal Worlds
photo of Bologna, Italy - Two Towers (Due Torri), Asinelli and Garisenda, symbols of medieval Bologna towers.Two Towers
photo of Night view of piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale) in Venice, Italy. Architecture and landmark of Venice. Night cityscape of Venice .Doge's Palace
Photo of the landscape of the Zurich zoo, Switzerland.Zürich Zoo
Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Luzern, SwitzerlandChapel Bridge
Church of Santa Maria Novella at morning in Florence, Tuscany, ItalyBasilica di Santa Maria Novella, Firenze (FI)
Photo of sunrise in San Marco square with Campanile and San Marco's Basilica, the main square of the old town, Venice, Veneto Italy.Saint Mark's Basilica
photo of The traditional bridge of the sighs of Barranco in Lima-PERU .Bridge of Sighs
Photo of Lucerne dying lion monument, Switzerland.Lion Monument
INNSBRUCK, AUSTRIA - The Golden Roof, ornamented with 2,738 fire-gilded copper tiles for Emperor Maximilian I to mark his wedding to Bianca Sforza in Innsbruck, Austria.Golden Roof
photo of Ancient Roman bridge Ponte Pietra and the River Adige in cloudy summer day, Duomo tower in background, Verona, Italy .Ponte Pietra
photo of view of Verona, Italy. Scenery with Adige River and Ponte Scaligero and Castelvecchio, medieval landmarks of veronese city, Verona, Italy.Ponte Scaligero
PHOTO OF View of the Piazza delle Erbe in center of Verona city, Italy .Piazza delle Erbe
Photo of bridge at Limmatquai in the city center of Zurich, Switzerland. People on the background. Seen from Lindenhof hill.Lindenhof
Alpine Zoo Innsbruck, Hötting, Innsbruck, Tyrol, AustriaAlpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol
Photo of Grossmünster Romanesque-style Protestant church in Zürich, Switzerland.Grossmünster
photo of Zurich Kunsthaus, Switzerland. The Kunsthaus Zurich houses one of the most important art museums in Switzerland and Europe.Kunsthaus Zürich
Bergisel Ski Jump, Wilten, Innsbruck, Tyrol, AustriaBergisel Ski Jump
Photo of Zurich opera house and Sechselautenplatz town square view, largest city in Switzerland.Zürich Opera House
Innsbrucker Hofgarten, Innsbruck, Tyrol, AustriaInnsbrucker Hofgarten
photo of Bologna, Italy. Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore in Bologna, Italy landmark in Emilia-Romagna historical province.Fountain of Neptune, Bologna
photo of part of the ancient Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrücke) over the river Reuss in the historical town center of Lucerne, the famous city in Central Switzerland.Spreuer Bridge, Lucerne
Landhausplatz, Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Tyrol, AustriaEduard-Wallnöfer-Platz
photo of pavillon in the old botanical garden on a nice sunny day in Zurich, Switzerland.Old Botanical Garden, Zurich
Naturpark Karwendel, Stadt Hall in Tirol, Bezirk Innsbruck-Land, Tyrol, AustriaNaturpark Karwendel
Lötzklamm - Zammer Lochputz, Gemeinde Stanz bei Landeck, Bezirk Landeck, Tyrol, AustriaLötzklamm - Zammer Lochputz

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Jan 1 - Jan 13

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Day 1 – Zurich - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Zurich - arrival day

  • Zürich - Arrival day
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  • Lindenhof
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Switzerland, Italy, and Austria begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Zurich in Switzerland. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Zurich for 1 night.

Catch an early flight to Switzerland to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Zurich before it’s time to hit the road and drive to your next destination. Discover the city’s rich history, breathtaking sights, and lively atmosphere with visits to the most popular attractions.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

You’ll choose from the best hotels and places to stay in Zurich. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

Travelers visiting Zurich receive the warmest welcome at Atlantis by Giardino. This 5-star hotel treats guests and visitors with care and respect at all times.

H+ Hotel Zürich is also a great place to relax after a day of exploring. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 6,390 guests.

Alternatively, the best hotel in Zurich that offers value-for-money accommodation options is Hotel Sternen Oerlikon. Around 857 guests have reviewed this 3-star hotel, giving it an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Zurich’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Switzerland, Italy, and Austria.

If you’re curious about the best restaurant in Zurich, make sure to check out Weisses Rössli. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 525 customers.

Alternatively, another top-rated restaurant in the city is Zeughauskeller. This one-of-a-kind restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 7,976 customers.

A recurring restaurant recommendation among travelers who have visited Zurich before is Swiss Chuchi Restaurant. This restaurant has a popular menu, deserving of an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,383 customers.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Old Crow. This famous bar in Zurich has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 935 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, Tales Bar. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. Tales Bar has received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 628 customers.

If you want to visit another bar, we recommend Kennedy's Irish Pub. This bar offers guests many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to pair with a great night, helping it earn an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,395 customers.

Your multi-country road trip in Switzerland, Italy, and Austria has only just begun. Brace yourself for more exciting days to come as you cross country borders in the comfort of your rental car and discover the most unique attractions, activities, and foods of each destination.

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Day 2 – Zurich and Schaffhausen

Day 2

Day 2 – Zurich and Schaffhausen

  • Zürich
  • Schaffhausen
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Drive 57 km, 1 hour 10 min

  • Grossmünster
  • Zürich Opera House
  • Kunsthaus Zürich
  • Zürich Zoo
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Dive into day 2 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Zurich and Schaffhausen in Switzerland, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Schaffhausen. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Zurich today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Grossmünster. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 7,833 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Zürich Opera House. This incredible attraction holds an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to 5,390 visitors.

According to travelers in Zurich, the extraordinary Kunsthaus Zürich is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and museum gets around 382,603 visits annually and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,967 visitors.

As the day moves along, don’t miss out the incredible zoo, Zoo Zürich. Up to 25,193 visitors have rated it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Zurich and set your GPS to Schaffhausen. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 44 minutes.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station.

We recommend checking out all the tours and activities you can add to your package. Embarking on a tour is an excellent way of learning something new in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in Schaffhausen. Indulge in well-deserved rest and rejuvenation, preparing for the continued adventure that lies ahead.

A popular 3-star hotel promising a comfortable stay at an excellent location is Waldhotel Hohberg. This hotel has been praised by 916 previous guests in reviews, with an average rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy lively vibes in central Schaffhausen. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria.

Restaurant La Piazza is one of the most popular restaurants in Schaffhausen. Most people can find something that fits their taste from Restaurant La Piazza’s excellent menu. Approximately 575 customers have rated this popular restaurant an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

If you’re in the mood for something different, check out Hotel Kronenhof. This Schaffhausen-based restaurant is one of locals’ favorites and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 505 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant that serves a menu of appetizing food and drinks is Fassbeiz. This popular restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 194 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Schaffhausen. At Fassbeiz, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 194 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at NEUSTADT, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 177 reviews.

Tabaco Lounge is also one of the best places in Schaffhausen where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 234 customers.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 3 – Schaffhausen, Lucerne, and Milan

Day 3

Day 3 – Schaffhausen, Lucerne, and Milan

  • Lucerne
  • Milan
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Drive 360 km, 4 hours 54 min

  • Rhine Falls
  • Lion Monument
  • Chapel Bridge
  • Spreuer Bridge, Lucerne
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 3 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 3 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this European tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Schaffhausen and Lucerne in Switzerland and Milan in Italy. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Milan. Milan will be your home for 2 nights.

After soaking in Schaffhausen’s unique atmosphere, jump back into your car with a full heart, and drive in the direction of your next destination: Lucerne. Expect your car journey to last a minimum of 1 hour and 32 minutes.

Take a well-deserved pause from the road when you arrive in Schaffhausen. This is your chance to tour the region’s most remarkable sights and top-rated attractions, showcasing the area’s distinct charm.

Something that makes Schaffhausen the perfect holiday destination is that the region offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding Rhine Falls. This local gem has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 67,505 visitors.

When you’ve had your share of Schaffhausen, prepare for your next destination. Enjoy the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Milan, Italy. Your travel time is around 4 hours and 31 minutes.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station.

To make your fun escapade in Milan, Italy even more exciting, we recommend you check out all the tours and activities you can add to your itinerary. Joining tours is an incredible way to visit wonderful places and meet new friends.

It’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Milan. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

One of the premier hotel choices in Milan is the 4-star Starhotels Tourist Milan. This hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,474 guests.

If you’re craving a lavish escape at a 5-star luxury hotel, we recommend booking a room at the Palazzo Cornalia. This hotel is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,011 guests.

If you want a more affordable place to spend the night, your best option is the 3-star B&B Hotel Milano San Siro. This budget hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 2,944 guests.

If you've been looking forward to all the culinary delights you’ll get the opportunity to try along your multi-country road trip in Switzerland, Italy, and Austria, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Milan. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

At the top-rated restaurant Galleria Restaurant, you can enjoy a mouthwatering selection of food and drinks. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,024 customers.

If you feel like having something else, Vento di Sardegna is another great option. This fantastic restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,063 customers.

A third restaurant you could check out is Nero 9. Nero 9 offers a menu of delicious dishes that are sure to satisfy your hunger. We’ll let its excellent rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 573 customers speak for itself.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at The Friends Pub Milano, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. The Friends Pub Milano boasts an impressive 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,689 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Camparino in Galleria, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Camparino in Galleria has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,473 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, G. B. Bar. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.6 out of 5-star from 1,473 customers.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 4 – Milan

Day 4

Day 4 – Milan

  • Milan
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Drive 14 km, 1 hour 1 min

  • Duomo di Milano Museum
  • La Scala
  • Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
  • Pinacoteca di Brera
  • Arch of Peace
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On day 4, you will wake up in Milan with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Milan before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria.

A tour of Milan is not complete without a visit to the famous Duomo di Milano. This incredible church and attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 138,554 travelers, and is visited by 341,609 people every year.

Make the most of your Milan travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Teatro alla Scala. This destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 26,219 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II for an experience worth remembering. This local shopping mall and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 91,394 visitors.

Another stop we recommend you add to your Milan sightseeing list is the remarkable art gallery, Pinacoteca di Brera. Sought after by many travelers from around the world, Pinacoteca di Brera has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 26,077 visitors. More than 417 people visit this impressive attraction annually.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Arco della Pace.

Make more amazing memories during your vacation in Italy by adding tours and activities to your travel itinerary. Tours are another exciting way to experience the best of Milan, immersing in local customs and meeting new friends.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Milan. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in Italy in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

Renowned for its prestigious 3 Michelin star rating and an array of mouthwatering dishes, Enrico Bartolini al Mudec has consistently impressed its foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional creative cuisine.

Have a fulfilling dinner from its enticing contemporary and international menu, which has consistently earned Seta by Antonio Guida high ratings and praise from satisfied guests. This top dining choice has been awarded a Bib Gourmand, so prepare for an amazing and high-quality food experience.

Its delectable italian contemporary and modern offerings have contributed to impressive reviews from numerous patrons who’ve already savored its meals. Food enthusiasts visiting the area will be glad to know that this restaurant has also been awarded Bib Gourmand status.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, Armani/Bamboo Bar. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 272 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous Dessert Bar Milano. This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 5 out of 5 stars from 144 customers.

Carico cannot be missed with its wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. 125 bar lovers have given this place a seal of approval with their 4.4 out of 5 stars average rating.

As the night falls in Milan, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 5 – Milan, Pisa, and Florence

Day 5

Day 5 – Milan, Pisa, and Florence

  • Milan
  • Pisa
  • Florence
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Drive 374 km, 5 hours 1 min

  • Sforzesco Castle Art Library
  • Sempione Park
  • Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa
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On day 5 of your multi-country road trip across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Milan, Pisa, and Florence in Italy. In the evening, you’ll end up in Florence, where you will stay for 3 nights.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Milan is the fantastic Sforzesco Castle. As an appreciated local gem in the area, Sforzesco Castle has earned an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 68,714 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Parco Sempione. This attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 72,914 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

Fasten your seatbelt and journey to your next stop. Turn on the radio and notice the scenic views transition from Milan to the enchanting landscapes of Florence. Keep in mind that your travel time may take around 4 hours and 48 minutes without traffic disruptions.

Upon reaching Milan, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Milan is the magnificent Sforzesco Castle. Around 68,714 visitors have rated this excellent travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Parco Sempione on this leg of your adventure in Italy. This attraction is a well-known park that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 72,914 travelers.

Your destination has so much to offer to all kinds of travelers. Discover more about this place and add more excitement to your vacation in Florence in Italy by embarking on popular tours and excursions. Joining tours will give you a deeper understanding of Florence’s history and culture while meeting other adventurers like you.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Florence. This is not only a place to sleep but your home away from home, offering a warm welcome after a long day on the road.

For an unforgettable stay, we suggest checking in at the Concorde, a top-notch 3-star hotel right in the heart of Florence. With a remarkable 4 out of 5 stars from 1,685 delighted guests, this hotel is sure to exceed your expectations.

Indulge in luxurious comfort at Hotel Ville Sull Arno, a 5-star gem in Florence. With an impressive 4.6 out of 5 stars based on 650 guest reviews, this hotel offers an unparalleled experience.

For the budget-conscious traveler, we highly recommend B&B Hotel Firenze Novoli, a fantastic 3-star hotel in Florence. With a commendable 4 out of 5 stars from 135 satisfied guests, this 3-star accommodation is a superb choice.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria by rewarding yourself with a taste of Florence’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Ristorante Paoli, a local-favorite in Florence, offers great food and ambiance. This well-loved restaurant in the city has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 6,031 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant worth trying in Florence is the popular Ristorante Oliviero 1962. An excellent dining option in the city, Ristorante Oliviero 1962 enjoys an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,046 customers.

If you feel like having something else, check out the exciting selection of food and drinks at Il Vezzo. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 862 customers.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Manifattura. This famous bar in Florence has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 509 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, Ditta Artigianale. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. Ditta Artigianale has received an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,877 customers.

If you want to visit another bar, we recommend Archea Brewery. This bar offers guests many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to pair with a great night, helping it earn an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 723 customers.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 6 – Florence

Day 6

Day 6 – Florence

  • Florence
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Drive 22 km, 1 hour 19 min

  • Central Market
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence
  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
  • More

Day 6 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Florence. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Florence today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Central Market. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 43,100 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Piazza della Signoria. This incredible attraction holds an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, thanks to 66,956 visitors.

According to travelers in Florence, the extraordinary Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and church is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 28,544 visitors.

As the day moves along, don’t miss out the incredible museum, Uffizi Gallery. Up to 2,011,219 people visit this attraction every year, and around 61,794 visitors have rated it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

If you’re up for another attraction, check out the popular Piazzale Michelangelo. This attraction is rated an average 4.8 out of 5 stars among 77,744 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on your trip in Italy. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Florence itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city.

Add this highly recommended tour to your package now and make this refreshing day in Italy extra special!

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria by rewarding yourself with a taste of Florence’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

One of the best restaurants in the city of Florence is Ristorante Le Volte Firenze. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 536 customers.

Le Cappelle Medicee is another of the best restaurant options you can find in the city of Florence. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,574 customers.

Ditta Artigianale, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Florence, is a place locals enjoy. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,877 customers.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Locale Firenze, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Locale Firenze has charmed many with its 4.6 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 771 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Djària - American Bar, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Djària - American Bar captures hearts with its 4.8 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 182 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on Caffe San Firenze, another local party gem in Florence. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,268 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 7 – Florence

Day 7

Day 7 – Florence

  • Florence
  • More

Drive 10 km, 47 min

  • Piazza del Duomo
  • Basilica di Santa Maria Novella, Firenze (FI)
  • Galleria dell'Accademia
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
  • More

Wake up and see what day 7 of your great European road trip in Switzerland, Italy, and Austria has in store for you! You will be staying in Florence for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Piazza del Duomo is a travelers’ favorite in Florence, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 115,222 visitors.

In Florence, don’t miss Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, a great church and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 23,075 reviews.

Check other top attractions in Florence off your list when you visit the wonderful Accademia Gallery. This popular sight is an outstanding museum, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 34,429 travelers. Approximately 1,719,645 people visit this attraction each year.

Beyond the above-mentioned top sights, take the opportunity to visit the outstanding Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. This church and place of interest has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 76,359 reviews.

To make your fun escapade in Florence, Italy even more exciting, we recommend you check out all the tours and activities you can add to your itinerary. Joining tours is an incredible way to visit wonderful places and meet new friends.

If you've been looking forward to all the culinary delights you’ll get the opportunity to try along your multi-country road trip in Switzerland, Italy, and Austria, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Florence. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

You can enjoy a mouthwatering selection of food and drinks at La Giostra. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,432 customers.

If you feel like having something else, Ristorante La Grotta Toscana is another great option. This fantastic restaurant serves delectable and comforting food, deserving of its average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,038 customer reviews.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Florence. At SE·STO on Arno Rooftop Bar, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,020 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at The Florence Irish Pub, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 426 reviews.

Il Vinile is also one of the best places in Florence where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 376 customers.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 8 – Florence, Bologna, Padua, and Venice

Day 8

Day 8 – Florence, Bologna, Padua, and Venice

  • Padua
  • Bologna
  • Venice
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Drive 263 km, 3 hours 50 min

  • Fountain of Neptune, Bologna
  • Piazza Maggiore
  • Two Towers
  • The Basilica of St Anthony
  • Prato della Valle
  • More

On day 8 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Switzerland, Italy, and Austria, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Bologna, Padua, and Venice in Italy. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Venice, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Florence, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Padua. Witness the landscapes transform. This drive usually takes around 2 hours and 55 minutes.

Slow down and say goodbye to the road for a while, as Bologna welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences. Stretch your arms and legs and head out into the city.

A tour of Bologna is not complete without a visit to the famous Fontana del Nettuno. This incredible park and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,952 travelers.

Make the most of your Bologna travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Piazza Maggiore. This destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 64,523 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Two Towers for an experience worth remembering. This standout destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 25,975 visitors.

Venice’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Bologna behind. This drive usually takes around 2 hours and 7 minutes.

Elevate your experience in Venice by engaging in exhilarating activities and joining tours that uncover the hidden wonders of this beautiful city.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to include a unique blend of top-rated experiences to your travel diary. Browse all of your options below and reserve your slot before it's too late.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Venice’s top hotels offer a lovely retreat at day’s end. Choose from options ranging from budget to luxury.

Enjoy a luxurious stay at the magnificent Ausonia Hungaria, situated in central Venice. This splendid 4-star hotel boasts an impressive rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 791 guests.

The amazing Hotel Lugano Torretta garners an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 4,389 satisfied guests.

Budget-conscious travelers can also find an ideal stay at the charming Adria. This top-rated affordable 3-star hotel in Venice has received an admirable rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 926 guests.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Venice boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of Italy.

After a long day of exploring, we recommend you try Trattoria Al Gazzettino, one of the top-rated restaurants in the city of Venice. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,378 customers.

Locals also recommend Nevodi as one of the best restaurants in the city of Venice. Nevodi is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,127 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Venice is Osteria Alla Staffa. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 869 customers.

Unwind after a long day in one of the best and most popular bars in Venice, Adagio. This famous place has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 621 customers.

Another trendy bar is Il Mercante. This bar’s extensive drink menu, amazing vibe, and friendly atmosphere have earned it an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars, based on the reviews of 666 customers.

Locals also recommend The Irish Pub Venezia. This bar’s welcoming atmosphere has earned it an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to the reviews of 1,420 delighted customers.

As the night falls in Venice, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 9 – Venice

Day 9

Day 9 – Venice

  • Venice
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  • Bridge of Sighs
  • Doge's Palace
  • Piazza San Marco
  • Rialto Bridge
  • Saint Mark's Basilica
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On day 9, you will wake up in Venice with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Venice before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Venice, including the outstanding Bridge of Sighs. Having an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 18,223 reviews, this fascinating attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Venice is also home to the captivating Doge's Palace, a local museum considered one of the highlights of the city. About 24,775 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.7 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity. Each year, up to 318,104 people include this sightseeing spot in their travel itineraries.

The extraordinary St. Mark's Square is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Venice. This extraordinary tourist hot spot boasts a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 152,982 travelers.

A trip to the wonderful Rialto Bridge will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 141,666 reviews.

Soak in Venice's rich culture at the fantastic Saint Mark's Basilica. Further proving its status as one of the best places to visit in Venice is its overall rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 18,439 visitor reviews.

To make your day special, check out all the available tours and tickets in the city!

Venice has something for every interest and travel budget.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy lively vibes in central Venice. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria.

Al Covo, one of the locals’ most recommended restaurants in Venice. This popular restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 624 customers.

The remarkable Al Gobbo di Rialto is another top restaurant in the city you could eat at tonight. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 545 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in Venice is the famous Puppa Bar Venezia. This beloved restaurant is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,713 customers and promises a culinary experience you won’t forget anytime soon.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Devils Forest Pub, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. Devils Forest Pub boasts an impressive 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,537 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Al Parlamento, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Al Parlamento has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,028 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Bar Al Vecio Calice. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.7 out of 5-star from 1,028 customers.

Take in the ambiance of Venice as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 10 – Venice, Verona, and Innsbruck

Day 10

Day 10 – Venice, Verona, and Innsbruck

  • Verona
  • Innsbruck
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Drive 397 km, 4 hours 56 min

  • Verona Arena
  • Piazza delle Erbe
  • Ponte Pietra
  • Ponte Scaligero
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 10 of your multi-country journey across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Verona in Italy and Innsbruck in Austria. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat for a restful slumber at one of the best hotels in Innsbruck. You will spend 2 nights here for some well-deserved relaxation.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Venice, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your European road trip adventure. Set course for Austria! Under favorable conditions, your drive to Innsbruck may take around 4 hours and 36 minutes.

While in Innsbruck, take the chance to join a popular tour to experience something one-of-a-kind during your getaway in Austria. Check out all the tours Innsbruck offers, and personalize your vacation package to your preferences for an amazing day in the city.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Innsbruck of your choice.

Travelers visiting Innsbruck receive the warmest welcome at Austria Trend Hotel Congress. This 4-star hotel treats guests and visitors with care and respect at all times.

Alphotel Innsbruck is also a great place to relax after a day of exploring. This hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 1,318 guests.

Alternatively, the best hotel in Innsbruck that offers value-for-money accommodation options is Kapeller. Around 1,393 guests have reviewed this 3-star hotel, giving it an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Innsbruck’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the region’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Switzerland, Italy, and Austria.

Locals love eating at Ludwig, so you might want to check out their menu. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,353 customers.

Himal Nepali Kitchen Restaurant is another great restaurant you can try in Innsbruck. This popular restaurant in the region is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,033 customers.

Spend the night downing a few shots of your favorite cocktail at Coffee Bar Innsbruck. This bar is among the most recommended in the region, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,521 customers.

Put your worries away as you toast to a fantastic night at Fischerhausl. This famous bar in Innsbruck is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,059 customers.

If you want to check out another famous bar in the area, you’ll love The Galway Bay. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks that will electrify your senses. The Galway Bay has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 820 customers.

Take in the ambiance of Innsbruck as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 11 – Innsbruck

Day 11

Day 11 – Innsbruck

  • Innsbruck
  • More

Drive 11 km, 39 min

  • Bergisel Ski Jump
  • Eduard-Wallnöfer-Platz
  • Golden Roof
  • Innsbrucker Hofgarten
  • Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol
  • More

Day 11 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Innsbruck. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the region for 1 night more before hitting the road again.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Innsbruck is the magnificent Bergisel Ski Jump. Around 6,253 visitors have rated this excellent travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Landhausplatz on this leg of your adventure in Austria. This attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from around 2,047 travelers.

The remarkable Golden Roof is known to be one of the best places to visit in Innsbruck, and its average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 17,693 traveler reviews is proof.

Dive deeper into Innsbruck by exploring the captivating Innsbrucker Hofgarten. With a stellar average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 5,561 travelers, make sure this wonderful site is on your Innsbruck exploration list!

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Innsbruck, its culture, and people.

So be sure to reserve your slot early so you won’t miss the chance to join this highly recommended activity in Innsbruck.

As the sun sets on day 11 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Innsbruck's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Austria to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the region’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Innsbruck has them.

Locals love eating at Gasthof Goldener Adler, so you might want to check out their menu. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,007 customers.

Fischerhausl is another great restaurant you can try in Innsbruck. This popular restaurant in the region is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,059 customers.

This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,098 customers.

Spend the night downing a few shots of your favorite cocktail at M + M Bar - cocktail bar in Innsbruck. This bar is among the most recommended in the region, with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 338 customers.

Put your worries away as you toast to a fantastic night at Liquid Diary. This famous bar in Innsbruck is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 340 customers.

If you want to check out another famous bar in the area, you’ll love Dom Cafe-Bar. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks that will electrify your senses. Dom Cafe-Bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 369 customers.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 12 – Innsbruck and Zurich

Day 12

Day 12 – Innsbruck and Zurich

  • Stadt Hall in Tirol
  • Zürich
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Drive 329 km, 4 hours 1 min

  • Swarovski Crystal Worlds
  • Naturpark Karwendel
  • Lötzklamm - Zammer Lochputz
  • More

Dive into day 12 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Tyrol in Austria and Zurich in Switzerland, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Zurich. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive towards Switzerland, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Zurich. This drive usually takes around 2 hours and 56 minutes, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

To make your day special, check out all the available tours and tickets in the region!

Zurich has something for every interest and travel budget.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in Zurich.

One of the best hotel options in Zurich is the 4-star hotel H+ Hotel Zürich. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 6,390 guests.

The hotel Atlantis by Giardino is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Zurich. This hotel is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,813 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated cheap hotel, we recommend staying at Hotel Sternen Oerlikon. This budget 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 857 guests.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Zurich. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Its delightful modern french and contemporary cuisine and the praise from satisfied patrons speak of its exceptional quality. Widder Restaurant, which has a Bib Gourmand award, gives you the best value for your money, and ensures your dining experience will be nothing short of extraordinary.

With 2 Michelin star rating, it’s a haven for food lovers and enthusiasts. IGNIV Zürich by Andreas Caminada proudly maintains an outstanding reputation, attracting diners from near and far, who have been delighted by its sharing and modern culinary offerings.

Its 2-Michelin star menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and take you on a gastronomic adventure. This Bib-Gourmand awarded restaurant’s creative and modern dishes and numerous glowing reviews from satisfied patrons have solidified its reputation as a culinary gem in the heart of the city.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Markthalle, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Markthalle has charmed many with its 4.3 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 1,771 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Rimini Bar, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Rimini Bar captures hearts with its 4.5 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 1,417 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on Kon-Tiki Coffeeshop & Bar, another local party gem in Zurich. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 870 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Switzerland, Italy, and Austria! Enjoy your evening in Zurich to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the city center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 13 – Zurich - departure day

Day 13

Day 13 – Zurich - departure day

  • Zürich - Departure day
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  • Old Botanical Garden, Zurich
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On day 13 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Zurich before it’s time to leave.

Depending on how much time you have before your departure, you may want to engage in some last-minute shopping or souvenir hunting. Get some unique items to remind you of your great European road trip across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Zurich is the magnificent Old Botanical Garden. Around 1,595 visitors have rated this excellent park and travel destination an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Zurich and enjoy what may be your last vacation meal of this trip. Look forward to recreating these distinct culinary experiences in your own kitchen later to remind you of your unforgettable road trip across Switzerland, Italy, and Austria.

When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you satisfy your food cravings at La Pasta. Known for serving delicious foods, this restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,041 customers.

This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 786 customers and is a great place to explore unique flavors.

The time has come to say farewell to Zurich for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 13-day European road trip in Switzerland, Italy, and Austria with fond memories. Safe travels!

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