11 days in France & Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in France & Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Doha, Qatar

5
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Get a sense of the local culture at Vieille Ville and La Croisette. Attractions like Plage de l'Escalet and Frejus Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Plage de Gigaro (in La Croix-Valmer) and Plage Naturiste De La Batterie (in Vallauris). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, enjoy the sand and surf at Paloma Beach, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nice journey planner.

Doha, Qatar to Nice is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. Traveling from Doha to Nice, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Doha in August: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

La Croisette, Plage de Gigaro, Marineland, Plage de l'Escalet, Plage Naturiste De La Batterie
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Place de la Bastille, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in August, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Paris. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zurich road trip planning tool.

Fly from Paris to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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