20 days in Italy, Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) & Flic En Flac Itinerary

20 days in Italy, Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) & Flic En Flac Itinerary

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20 days in Italy, Lake Maggiore (Italy & Switzerland) & Flic En Flac Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Legnano, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Lake Maggiore, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Rapallo, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Lucca, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
San Romano in Garfagnana, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Garda, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Bologna, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
8
Flic En Flac, Mauritius
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Sydney, Australia

1
night
Legnano, Italy

Legnano ©
Legnano is an Italian town and comune with 60,313 inhabitants in the north-westernmost part of the Metropolitan City of Milan, about 20km from central Milan. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Oratorio dei SS. Ambrogio e Caterina, take an in-depth tour of Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo, and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Intrappola.TO - Legnano. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museo del Santuario, then pause for some photo ops at Piazza Costellazione, then browse the collection at Il Pertini, and finally identify plant and animal life at Il Regno Dei Rapaci.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Legnano online vacation planner .

Sydney, Australia to Legnano is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Legnano is minus 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can take a train to Lake Maggiore.

Things to do in Legnano

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Museo del Santuario, Piazza Costellazione, Il Regno Dei Rapaci, Il Pertini, Oratorio dei SS. Ambrogio e Caterina
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Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo ©
Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo
Escape Room Intrappola.TO - Legnano ©
Il Regno Dei Rapaci ©
Il Regno Dei Rapaci

2
nights
Lake Maggiore, Italy

Lake Maggiore ©
On the 10th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Palazzo Borromeo, look for gifts at Stresa Museum Store, then take a leisurely stroll along Cantiere Nautico Semprinia Srl, and finally admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of House of The Resistance, then pause for some photo ops at Madonna del Calciatore, then take in the awesome beauty at Alpe San Michele, and finally explore the activities along Lago Maggiore.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lake Maggiore driving holiday planning tool .

Take a train from Legnano to Lake Maggiore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Lake Maggiore sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rapallo.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Verbania, Stresa, Cantiere Nautico Semprinia Srl
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Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto ©
Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Cantiere Nautico Semprinia Srl ©
Cantiere Nautico Semprinia Srl

2
nights
Rapallo, Italy

Rapallo ©
As the Italian Riviera's largest town, Rapallo is noted for its castle perched above the sea and the colorful buildings that lead down the hill to the south-facing bay.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): make a trip to Chiesa S. Francesco - Padri Somaschi, contemplate the long history of Santuario di Montallegro, and then explore the historical opulence of Incendio del Castello con la Processione Religiosa dei Crocifissi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sun Beach, don't miss a visit to Parrocchia di Sant'Anna, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rapallo online vacation maker .

You can drive from Lake Maggiore to Rapallo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Lake Maggiore in September, Rapallo is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Rapallo

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sun Beach
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Santuario di Montallegro ©
Santuario di Montallegro
Chiesa S. Francesco - Padri Somaschi ©
Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo ©
Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo

2
nights
Lucca, Italy

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
On the 14th (Mon), admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, then make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, and finally get interesting insight from Canyon Park. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca, then learn about winemaking at Fattoria al Dotto, and then don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucca travel route planner.

Drive from Rapallo to Lucca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rapallo in September since evenings lows in Lucca dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Romano in Garfagnana.

Things to do in Lucca

Spas Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Canyon Park, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca

2
nights
San Romano in Garfagnana, Italy

San Romano in Garfagnana ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Rocca Medievale, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Medievale di Castiglione di Garfagnana, and then see human ingenuity at work at Camping Rio Vaiano. On the next day, trek along Pania di Corfino, explore the striking landscape of Botanical Garden Maria Ansaldi Pania di Corfino, then make a trip to Fortezza delle Verrucole - Archeopark, and finally get outside with Oasi Campocatino.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Romano in Garfagnana online road trip planner .

You can drive from Lucca to San Romano in Garfagnana in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in San Romano in Garfagnana can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Garda.

Things to do in San Romano in Garfagnana

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Castiglione di Garfagnana, Vagli Sotto, Botanical Garden Maria Ansaldi Pania di Corfino, Pania di Corfino
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Pania di Corfino ©
Pania di Corfino
Fortezza delle Verrucole - Archeopark ©

2
nights
Garda, Italy

Garda ©
On the 18th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Bottega d'Arte Benaco, then explore the activities along Lago di Garda, then do a tasting at Villa Calicantus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Severo. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Mura di Lazise, get in on the family fun at Gardaland Park, and then head outdoors with La Rocca.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Garda travel planner.

Traveling by car from San Romano in Garfagnana to Garda takes 4 hours. In September in Garda, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Garda

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lazise, Bardolino, Gardaland Park
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Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Lago di Garda ©
Lago di Garda
Villa Calicantus ©
Villa Calicantus

4
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Explore Bologna's surroundings by going to Venice (Canal Grande, Doge's Palace, & more). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, take in the architecture and design of Academya Lingue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Domenico.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bologna trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Garda to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Flic En Flac.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Venice
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Flic En Flac, Mauritius

Flic En Flac ©
An unusual commodity in the lesser-touristed western part of Mauritius, the developed seaside village Flic En Flac boasts a vast white sandy beach that generates a large amount of tourism.
Italy Tour has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): catch all the local highlights with Italy Tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Black River Gorges National Park and then take a peaceful walk through Ebony Forest Reserve.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Flic En Flac travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Bologna to Flic En Flac takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bologna to Flic En Flac is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Flic En Flac when traveling from Bologna in September, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Flic En Flac

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ebony Forest Reserve, Black River Gorges National Park
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Ebony Forest Reserve ©
Ebony Forest Reserve
Italy Tour ©
Italy Tour
Black River Gorges National Park
Black River Gorges National Park

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