11 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Wengen, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 3 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 (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then admire the striking features of Fraum√ľnster Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich visit planning tool.

Chennai, India to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Chennai to Zurich, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Chennai in April, with highs in Zurich at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

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

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 18th (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lucerne attractions planner.

Getting from Zurich to Lucerne by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument
Biosphaere Entlebuch ©
Biosphaere Entlebuch

1
night
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): stroll through Wanderung Bussalp - Bort, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lieselotte Trail, and then stop by Vogts Corner.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grindelwald day trip planning website.

Getting from Lucerne to Grindelwald by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to do a combination of to Wengen.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lieselotte Trail
Lieselotte Trail
Vogts Corner ©
Vogts Corner

1
night
Wengen, Switzerland

Wengen ©
Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stop by Swiss Made Shop Wengen, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, and then hike along North face Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Wengen day trip app.

Wengen is just a stone's throw from Grindelwald. In April in Wengen, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Wengen

Tours · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Swiss Made Shop Wengen ©
Swiss Made Shop Wengen
North face Trail ©
North face Trail

1
night
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Zermatt online trip maker.

You can take a train from Wengen to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Clay Shoot Zermatt ©
Clay Shoot Zermatt
Hohbalmen ©
Hohbalmen

1
night
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 22nd (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Geneva online journey planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Geneva by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In April in Geneva, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Geneva to Paris by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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