12 days in Italy, Lucerne & Igoumenitsa Itinerary

12 days in Italy, Lucerne & Igoumenitsa Itinerary

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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Como, Italy
— 1 night
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La Spezia, Italy
— 2 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Ancona, Italy
— 1 day
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Igoumenitsa, Greece
— 1 day

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne and then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument.

Before you visit Lucerne, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Bonn, Germany to Lucerne is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In July in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Como.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

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Como, Italy

Como
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Como visit planning site.

You can drive from Lucerne to Como in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lucerne in July, expect Como to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll travel to La Spezia.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Outdoors
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La Spezia, Italy

La Spezia ©
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): wander the streets of Portovenere, then walk around Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere, and then take a memorable drive along Ponte Thaon di Revel. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Chiesa Di San Pietro, get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our La Spezia attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Como to La Spezia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in La Spezia sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in La Spezia

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cinque Terre, Portovenere
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Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere ©
Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

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Siena, Italy

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Explore Siena's surroundings by going to San Gimignano (Historic Centre of San Gimignano & Duomo di San Gimignano). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, and browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Siena trip website.

Traveling by car from La Spezia to Siena takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Siena sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

San Gimignano
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip planning tool.

Drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ancona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Ancona, Italy

Ancona ©
Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Grotte di Camerano - Citta Sotterranea di Camerano, then get outside with Mezzavalle, then pause for some photo ops at Monumento ai Caduti, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale San Ciriaco.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ancona trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Ancona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Ancona, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Igoumenitsa.

Things to do in Ancona

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grotte di Camerano - Citta Sotterranea di Camerano
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Mezzavalle ©
Mezzavalle
Cattedrale San Ciriaco ©
Cattedrale San Ciriaco
Monumento ai Caduti ©
Monumento ai Caduti

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Igoumenitsa, Greece

Igoumenitsa
Igoumenitsa, is a coastal city in northwestern Greece. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Igoumenitsa and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Depranos Beach.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Igoumenitsa online trip builder.

You can drive from Ancona to Igoumenitsa in 15 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ancona to Igoumenitsa. Traveling from Ancona in July, you will find days in Igoumenitsa are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Igoumenitsa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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