11 days in France, Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in France, Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Versailles, France
— 1 night
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Arles, France
— 2 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 1 night
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Petit Palais and Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac. Do some cultural sightseeing at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Île de la Cité. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Latin Quarter, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, stop by Le Marais, and don't miss a visit to Hotel de Ville.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris holiday planner.

Oklahoma City, USA to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Oklahoma City in March, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are little chillier, around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

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Petit Palais
Petit Palais
Latin Quarter ©
Latin Quarter

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Versailles, France

Versailles ©

Royal Paradise

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
On the 16th (Tue), don't miss a visit to The Hall of Mirrors, admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint Louis, then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum de Versailles-Chevreloup, and finally contemplate the long history of Temple de l'Amour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Versailles trip itinerary maker tool.

Take a train from Paris to Versailles in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Versailles are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Arles.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
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The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
Arboretum de Versailles-Chevreloup ©
Arboretum de Versailles-Chevreloup
Temple de l'Amour ©
Temple de l'Amour

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Arles, France

Arles ©

Soul of Provence

Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the striking features of Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, then identify plant and animal life at Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau, then take an in-depth tour of Musee Departemental Arles Antique, and finally explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre (les Arenes). Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Trophime, then explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, and then admire the striking features of Chateau des Baux de Provence.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Arles driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Versailles to Arles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Versailles in March, expect Arles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 59°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Arles

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau
Musee Departemental Arles Antique ©
Musee Departemental Arles Antique
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
On the 19th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Zugspitze.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen day trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Arles to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, Garmisch-Partenkirchen is slightly colder than Arles - with highs of 54°F and lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon, and then examine the collection at Chaplin's World. On your second day here, get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geneva trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Geneva in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in March, and nighttime lows around 35°F. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) ©

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