13 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
2
Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Adelboden, Switzerland
— 2 nights
4
Urnaesch, Switzerland
— 2 nights
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights

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 Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Le Marais, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris attractions planning app.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In January, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bern.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

2
nights
Bern, Switzerland

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral of Bern, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, explore the galleries of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), ponder the design of Mosesbrunnen, thenadmire the local landmark of Zahringerbrunnen, and finally admire the local landmark of Vennerbrunnen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenlook for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, thenexamine the collection at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), and finally admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bern trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Bern takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in January: high temperatures in Bern hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Adelboden.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Interlaken
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern

2
nights
Adelboden, Switzerland

Adelboden ©
Adelboden is a mountain village and a municipality in Switzerland, located in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the Bernese Highlands.GeographyAdelboden lies in the west of the Bernese Highlands, at the end of the valley of the river Entschlige (High German: Engstlige), which flows in Frutigen into the Kander.Adelboden is a traditional Swiss mountain village on a terrace looking south to the Engstligen waterfalls. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get outside with Kandersteg-Allmenalp Klettersteig, contemplate the waterfront views at Oeschinen Lake, and then make a trip to Lotschberg Base Tunnel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): hit the slopes at Adelboden, explore the landscape on two wheels at Trottiland, thenfly down the slopes at Tschentenalp, thenstroll through Skigebiet Metsch, and finally look for gifts at Trummer Woodcarving.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelboden day trip planning website.

Getting from Bern to Adelboden by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Urnaesch.

Things to do in Adelboden

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kandersteg, Skigebiet Metsch, Lotschberg Base Tunnel
Highlights from your plan
Oeschinen Lake ©
Oeschinen Lake
Adelboden ©
Adelboden
Tschentenalp ©
Tschentenalp

2
nights
Urnaesch, Switzerland

Urnaesch ©
Urnäsch is a municipality in the canton of Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland.HistoryIn 831 AD a part of Urnäsch known as Färchen was first mentioned. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): look for gifts at Alpschaukaeserei Schwaegalp, thentake in the awesome beauty at Santis der Berg, thenexamine the collection at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, and finally see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kronberg, thenexamine the collection at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, and then don't miss a visit to Paxmal.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Urnaesch travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Adelboden to Urnaesch by car takes about 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Urnaesch

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, Alpschaukaeserei Schwaegalp, Kronberg, Paxmal
Highlights from your plan
Santis der Berg ©
Santis der Berg
Kronberg ©
Kronberg
Alpschaukaeserei Schwaegalp ©
Alpschaukaeserei Schwaegalp

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip planning site.

Drive from Urnaesch to Zurich in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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