11 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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11 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  4​h 30​min
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Vevey, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Bournemouth, United Kingdom

3
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Paris and The Paris Catacombs make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder website .

Bournemouth, UK to Paris is an approximately 5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Attractions like Zoo Zurich and Verkehrshaus der Schweiz make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Zurich (Lake Zurich & Fraumünster Church). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

Plan trip to Lucerne with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Lucerne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. October in Lucerne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Zurich
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich

3
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Seilpark Interlaken and Einstein House (Einsteinhaus). Venture out of the city with trips to Bern (Tierpark Dahlholzli & UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Jungfraujoch, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, and get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Interlaken vacation app .

Getting from Lucerne to Interlaken by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. November in Interlaken sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vevey.

Things to do in Interlaken

Tours Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bern, Jungfraujoch
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken

1
night
Vevey, Switzerland

Vevey ©
Vevey is a town in Switzerland in the canton Vaud, on the north shore of Lake Geneva, near Lausanne.It was the seat of the district of the same name until 2006, and is now part of the Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut District. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), see the interesting displays at Chaplin's World, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, and finally appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vevey trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Interlaken to Vevey by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vevey

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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