13 days in France, Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in France, Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

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13 days in France, Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Manama, Bahrain
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  7​h 45​min
3
Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Manama, Bahrain

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Visiting Strandbad Muggelsee and Schmetterlingshorst will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pergamonmuseum and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Charlottenburg Palace, admire the architecture and history at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin, make a trip to East Side Gallery, and wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin vacation builder website .

Manama, Bahrain to Berlin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Manama to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Town and Fraumünster Church. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Zurich and Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and make a trip to Niederdorf.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Zurich travel route site .

You can fly from Berlin to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. December in Zurich sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Zurich

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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

2
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 29th (Sun), make a trip to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, view the masterpieces at Normandie Savoir-Faire, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Patrice de Bayeux. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Musee Baron Gerard, witness the site of a historic battle at Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours, then sample the tasty concoctions at Ciderie Viard, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Zurich to Bayeux takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In December, Bayeux is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame

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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Montmartre, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, explore the activities along Seine River, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Paris online road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Bayeux to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Paris sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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