30 days in Monaco, Lugano & Italy Itinerary

30 days in Monaco, Lugano & Italy Itinerary

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 4 nights
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Sorrento, Italy
— 2 nights
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Capri, Italy
— 6 nights
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Naples, Italy
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

— 4 nights
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Monte-Carlo is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace, join the crowd at Monaco Grand Prix, take in the waterfront at Monte Carlo Harbor, and examine the collection at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Monte-Carlo sightseeing tool.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Monte-Carlo is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Abu Dhabi to Monte-Carlo, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Abu Dhabi, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Monte-Carlo, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks · Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games

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Lugano, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, Jesuitenkirche, &more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Monte San Giorgio, take in nature's colorful creations at Parco San Grato, make a trip to Chiesa di Santa Maria Immacolata, and explore the activities along Lake Lugano.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lugano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monte-Carlo to Lugano takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Lugano when traveling from Monte-Carlo in June, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 9:

Milan, Italy

— 2 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.
On the 10th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Lugano to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Milan, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:

Venice, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Romance

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Piazza del Santo, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rome online holiday planner.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can take a train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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Sorrento, Italy

— 2 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, stop by Cicci Bacco, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent, and finally make a trip to Piazza Tasso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Miniaci Art Gallery, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Sorrento trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Sorrento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

Capri, Italy

— 6 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to I Faraglioni, get great views at Belvedere Cannone, appreciate the history behind Natural Arch, and delve into the distant past at Villa Jovis.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Capri online route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Sorrento to Capri takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 29:

Naples, Italy

— 1 day
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Naples journey maker tool.

Ride a ferry from Capri to Naples in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Naples

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

Monaco travel guide

4.2
Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.