14 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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14 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  3​h 45​min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: New Delhi, India

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Landesmuseum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Verkehrshaus der Schweiz. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Mt Pilatus & Biosphaere Entlebuch). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich online vacation planner .

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for much colder days in Zurich, with highs around 5°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Geneva holiday planner .

Getting from Zurich to Geneva by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. December in Geneva sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
MB&F M.A.D.Gallery ©
MB&F M.A.D.Gallery

2
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kindermuseum Creaviva and Galerie Wydi. Escape the urban bustle at Maennlichen and Skigebiet Betelberg. Venture out of the city with trips to Bern (Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), The Cathedral of Bern, & more). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken trip planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Interlaken in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Geneva in December: high temperatures in Interlaken hover around 1°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Bern, Maennlichen, Skigebiet Betelberg
Highlights from your plan
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

1
night
Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lausanne vacation planner .

You can drive from Interlaken to Lausanne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chaplin's World
Highlights from your plan
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne

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.
On the 1st (Wed), steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, then step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and finally admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Montmartre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

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Traveling by train from Lausanne to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. 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 enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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

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