10 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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10 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Basel, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Mumbai, India

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, Lion Monument, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Old Town, make a trip to Niederdorf, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraum√ľnster Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Zurich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get colder in Zurich: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Paris online road trip planner .

Fly from Zurich to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Paris are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Basel.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Basel, Switzerland

Basel
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Basel itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Paris to Basel in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will leave for home on the 10th (Sun).

Things to do in Basel

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

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