15 days in France, Norway & Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in France, Norway & Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in France, Norway & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Dallas, United States
Fly:  16​h
1
Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Bonifacio, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Avignon, France
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Dallas, United States

1
night
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet, then see the interesting displays at Holmenkollen Ski Museum and Ski Jump Tower, then explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum. On your second day here, make a trip to The Kon-Tiki Museum, get in on the family fun at The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, and then steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Oslo travel planner.

Dallas, USA to Oslo is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET) is 7 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in May; daily highs in Oslo reach 60°F and lows reach 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Lausanne.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Holmenkollen Ski Museum ©
Holmenkollen Ski Museum
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

1
day
Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Sulpice (Eglise de St-Sulpice), then see the interesting displays at Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and finally see the interesting displays at Chaplin's World.

For where to stay and more tourist information, use the Lausanne online trip planner .

Fly from Oslo to Lausanne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Bonifacio.

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
Bonifacio, France

Bonifacio ©
At the southernmost tip of the island of Corsica, Bonifacio is a city with chalk-white limestone outcrops sculpted into unusual shapes by the ocean.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Plage de San Giovanni and Plage du Petit Sperone. Take a break from the city and head to Iles Lavezzi and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Go for a jaunt from Bonifacio to Pianottoli-Caldarello to see Sentier Littoral des Bruzzi about 46 minutes away. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Bonifacio Citadel and Head underground at Grottes de Bonifacio.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bonifacio online vacation builder .

You can fly from Lausanne to Bonifacio in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. May in Bonifacio sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Bonifacio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Pianottoli-Caldarello
Highlights from your plan
Bonifacio Citadel ©
Bonifacio Citadel
Plage du Petit Sperone ©
Plage du Petit Sperone
Iles Lavezzi ©
Iles Lavezzi

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), view the masterpieces at Choisy La Galerie, then get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence, then admire the masterpieces at Palais Lascaris, and finally take a stroll through Vieille Ville. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Avenue Jean Medecin, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, and then contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Nice trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Bonifacio to Nice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Bonifacio in May, Nice is a bit warmer at night with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Avignon.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Highlights from your plan
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

3
nights
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac and Le Sentier des Ocres. Get a sense of the local culture at Caverne du Pont d'Arc and Roman Theatre of Orange. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Avignon: Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque (in Gordes), Amphitheatre (les Arenes) (in Arles) and Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Palais des Papes.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Avignon day trip planner.

Getting from Nice to Avignon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Avignon sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Avignon

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gordes, Roman Theatre of Orange, Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac, Amphitheatre (les Arenes), Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau
Highlights from your plan
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac ©
Grand Site de l'Aven d'Orgnac
Roman Theatre of Orange ©
Roman Theatre of Orange
Amphitheatre (les Arenes) ©
Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

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.
Visit Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paris day trip tool .

Traveling by train from Avignon to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Avignon, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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