14 days in Switzerland & France Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland & France Itinerary

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14 days in Switzerland & France Itinerary

Start: Bangkok, Thailand
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Hyeres, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Bangkok, Thailand


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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Paris and The Paris Catacombs. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Paris journey maker .

Bangkok, Thailand to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Paris. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in December; daily highs in Paris reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hyeres.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

2
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyeres ©
Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. On the 27th (Fri), do a tasting at Chateau Des Garcinieres, take in the views from Le Pont des Fees, then get your game on at Speedkart, and finally get in on the family fun at Accro Aventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Grande Plage du Lavandou, stroll around Parc Olbius-Riquier, then have fun and explore at Musee de la Mine du Cap Garonne, and finally get your game on at Pirates Aventures.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hyeres online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Hyeres takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, expect nights in Hyeres to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Hyeres

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trips

Le Pont des Fees, Grande Plage du Lavandou, Chateau Des Garcinieres, Musee de la Mine du Cap Garonne, Pirates Aventures
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Speedkart ©
Speedkart
Musee de la Mine du Cap Garonne ©
Musee de la Mine du Cap Garonne
Parc Olbius-Riquier ©
Parc Olbius-Riquier

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Marineland and then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, then find something for the whole family at La Ferme du Far West, and finally make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip planner.

You can drive from Hyeres to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Antibes
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 31st (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Parapark Zurich and then get to know the resident critters at Zoo Zurich.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zurich visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nice in December: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Parapark Zurich ©
Parapark Zurich

2
nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get great views at Jungfraujoch and then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier. On your second day here, stroll through Grindelwald-First, then hit the slopes at Maennlichen, then trek along The Eiger Trail, and finally have fun at Indoor Rope Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, and finally appreciate the history behind Lion Monument.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Lucerne are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

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

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