11 days in Zurich, Lucerne & France Itinerary

11 days in Zurich, Lucerne & France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
4
Nice, France
— 3 nights

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On your second day here, wander the streets of Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zurich tour planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Zurich is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in March, with highs in Zurich at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 13th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, thensoothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Markuskirche, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Biosphaere Entlebuch, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Alte Apotheke, thensnap pictures at Spreuer Bridge, and finally ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lucerne trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Zurich to Lucerne by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Spas & Wellness

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris online trip builder.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Lucerne to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

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

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, thenget great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at La Brasserie Artisanale de Nice. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mt Boron and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in March: high temperatures in Nice hover around °C and lows are around °C. You'll set off for home on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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