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Old 17.03.2016, 00:42
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Re: New to Swiss

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1. Day 1: You can rent a car in Zurich and drive up to Milan (3.5hours). Drive down to Milan, surely? Everyone and their grandma is going down the Gotthard at Easter weekend. Leave at stupid o'clock or easily double this time on the road. Plus, Milan traffic is awful 365 days a year. Start early and enjoy the rest of the day roaming around Duomo etc. Book a hotel in advance for the night.
2. Day 2: Check out and drive to Venice. Another 3 hours and enjoy the city. Spend the night there. You know you can't drive around Venice, right? You'll need to figure out a place to leave your car outside the city, and make your way into the city. Easy enough, but just FYI...
3. Day 3: Drive up to Florence and Pisa. Spend the day and night. Again, drive down from Venice. Florence and Pisa plus the drive down in a day? Good luck seeing anything.
4. Day 4: Drive back to Venice (takes around 3hours from Pisa) and from there back to Zurich (5 hours). Why would you go all the way East and then all the way North? Just go North - you and the other hundred thousands of people making their way up the Gotthard on Easter weekend, that is...
This is great, but not so easy there...She wants to go at Easter.

I suggest a simpler route: fly to Venice, enjoy, rent a car just outside the city, go on a day trip to Verona and Lake Garda (1 hour and 15 minutes drive), come back to Venice, enjoy, fly back to Zurich. No stress, no Gotthard, no wasting time.
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