10 days in Switzerland, Paris & Italy Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland, Paris & Italy Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): make a trip to Bellevue Square and then take a stroll through Old Town. On your second day here, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, then explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, and then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zurich road trip planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Zurich is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dubai in December; daily highs in Zurich reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
On the 18th (Fri), stroll through Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Zurich in December, expect Paris to be a bit warmer, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

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

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Venice, Italy

Venice

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice vacation builder website.

Getting from Paris to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Mercato Centrale, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, then make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. While traveling from Venice, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, then don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome road trip tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 24th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, make a trip to Centro Storico Salerno, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale, and finally don't miss a visit to Promenade Trieste.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Naples driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. December in Naples sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Naples

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno
Centro Storico Salerno ©
Centro Storico Salerno
Promenade Trieste ©
Promenade Trieste

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