10 days in Zurich, Lucerne & Paris Itinerary

10 days in Zurich, Lucerne & Paris Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Town and Grossmunster. Get outdoors at Lake Zurich and Rhine Falls. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, examine the collection at Musee Visionnaire Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

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New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Zurich is minus 4.5 hours. While traveling from New Delhi, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 29th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection, then contemplate the long history of Peter’s Chapel, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Markuskirche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, then pause for some serene contemplation at Franziskanerkirche, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche, and finally examine the collection at Schachmuseum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lucerne

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Jesuitenkirche ©
Jesuitenkirche
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Champs-Elysees or Le Marais. Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

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Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Lucerne to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Lucerne in December, things will get a bit warmer in Paris: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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