15 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  4 h 15 min
2
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Lenk im Simmental, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: stop by Le Marais, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paris online road trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Paris is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Paris is minus 3 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dubai in February; daily highs in Paris reach 9°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (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
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 3rd (Tue), explore the activities along Aare River, look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, thenhead outdoors with Elfenau, thenwander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Rigassi by SOON.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bern day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Bern in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, Bern is little chillier at night with lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Barenpark ©
Barenpark
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Aare River
Aare River

3
nights
Lenk im Simmental, Switzerland

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Take a break from the city and head to Adrenalin Skischule Lenk and Skigebiet Betelberg. Change things up with these side-trips from Lenk im Simmental: Pisciculture de la Gruyere (in Neirivue) and Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli (in Gimmelwald). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Metsch, let little ones run wild at Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz, and stroll through Bergbahnen Lenk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lenk im Simmental trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Bern to Lenk im Simmental takes 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Lenk im Simmental can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pisciculture de la Gruyere, Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli
Highlights from your plan
Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli ©
Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli
Pisciculture de la Gruyere ©
Pisciculture de la Gruyere

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Jungfraujoch and Axalp. Step out of Grindelwald with an excursion to Giessbachfälle in Brienz--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, hike along Maennlichen Royal Walk, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lieselotte Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grindelwald online travel planner.

Getting from Lenk im Simmental to Grindelwald by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brienz, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Axalp ©
Axalp

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Shop till you drop at Bahnhofstrasse and Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland. Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Haus zum Rech. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Biosphaere Entlebuch & Ufschotti Park) and Pilatus Luzern (in Kriens). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Mythenquai, get outside with Hallenbad City, and examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town
Pilatus Luzern ©
Pilatus Luzern

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