15 days in France, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

15 days in France, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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Paris, France
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
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Paris, France

— 5 nights

City of Light

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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, stroll through Paris Plage, wander the streets of Montmartre, and get interesting insight from Tours.

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New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Paris is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in June, things will get cooler in Paris: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

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Zurich, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
We've included these beaches for you: Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Strandbad Mythenquai. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Grossmunster. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Interlaken (Hohematte Park & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Lucerne (Altstadt Luzern, Lion Monument, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum.

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Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Zurich, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Escape the urban bustle at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Scuba & Snorkeling. Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Pantheon. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

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Traveling by flight from Zurich to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in June, with highs in Rome at 34°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

France travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Art Museums · Landmarks
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.