13 days in France, Switzerland & Cogne Itinerary

13 days in France, Switzerland & Cogne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
2
Giverny, France
— Few hours
3
Vezelay, France
— 1 night
4
Cogne, Italy
— 1 night
5
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
6
Fiesch in Valais, Switzerland
— 2 nights
7
Riquewihr, France
— 2 nights
8
Paris, France
— 1 night

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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: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip maker app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Giverny.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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Giverny, France

Giverny ©
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Giverny trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Paris to Giverny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Giverny are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vezelay.

Things to do in Giverny

Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

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Vezelay, France

Vezelay ©
Vézelay is a commune in the Yonne department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in north-central France. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Sainte Madeleine.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vezelay online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Giverny to Vezelay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Vezelay are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cogne.

Things to do in Vezelay

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure
Highlights from your plan
Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure ©
Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure

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night
Cogne, Italy

Cogne ©
Cogne is a town and comune in Aosta Valley, northern Italy, with 1439 inhabitants, as of 2012.GeographyCogne is located in the valley with the same name along a stream known as the Torrent Grand Eyvia. To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cogne sightseeing planner.

Drive from Vezelay to Cogne in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Cogne

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rifugio Vittorio Sella ©
Rifugio Vittorio Sella
Giardino Botanico Alpino Paradisia ©
Giardino Botanico Alpino Paradisia

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gorner Gorge. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Trockener Steg, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then browse the exhibits of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Cogne to Zermatt with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Fiesch in Valais.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

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nights
Fiesch in Valais, Switzerland

Fiesch in Valais ©
To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fiesch in Valais tour planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zermatt to Fiesch in Valais. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Riquewihr.

Things to do in Fiesch in Valais

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Aletsch Glacier, Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach ©
Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach
Luftseilbahnen Fiesch-Eggishorn AG ©
Luftseilbahnen Fiesch-Eggishorn AG

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Riquewihr, France

Riquewihr ©
Riquewihr is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.A popular tourist attraction for its historical architecture, Riquewihr is also known for the Riesling and other great wines produced in the village. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a pleasant ride with Cheval Alsace and then identify plant and animal life at La Volerie des Aigles. On the next day, visit Little Venice and then explore the historical opulence of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Riquewihr trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Fiesch in Valais to Riquewihr takes 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Riquewihr

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cheval Alsace, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, La Volerie des Aigles, Little Venice, Petit Train Touristique
Highlights from your plan
Cheval Alsace ©
Cheval Alsace
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

1
night
Paris, France

Paris
To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris online road trip planner.

Getting from Riquewihr to Paris by combination of bus and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Riquewihr in May, you will find days in Paris are a bit cooler (64°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). You will leave for home on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife · Tours · Shopping

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