18 days in France, Switzerland & Belgium Itinerary

18 days in France, Switzerland & Belgium Itinerary

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18 days in France, Switzerland & Belgium Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 7 nights
Drive:  10​h
3
De Panne, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: New Delhi, India

7
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 outdoors at Ile Saint-Louis and Paris Plage. Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Rueil-Malmaison (Chateau de Malmaison & Bois Preau), Compiegne City (Clairiere de l'Armistice & Musee et Domaine Nationaux de Compiegne) and Chateau de Chantilly (in Chantilly City). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, take an in-depth tour of Maison de Victor Hugo, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris online driving holiday planner .

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rueil-Malmaison, Compiegne City, Les Andelys, Chateau de Chantilly, The Trianons & The Hamlet
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Musee Rodin ©
Musee Rodin
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

7
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lac de Claus and Seebad Eich. Get a sense of the local culture at Wildegg Castle and Haus zum Rech. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Museum Kloster Sankt Georgen (in Stein am Rhein), Lake Lucerne (in Lucerne) and CityBeach Messe (in Basel). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, explore the activities along Seebad Katzensee, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seebad Mit Strand Am Vierwaldstattersee, and steep yourself in history at Zunfthaus zur Meisen.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip website .

Getting from Paris to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to De Panne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Museum Kloster Sankt Georgen, Lake Lucerne, Seebad Eich, Wildegg Castle, Lac de Claus
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Lac de Claus ©
Lac de Claus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Seebad Eich ©
Seebad Eich

2
nights
De Panne, Belgium

De Panne ©
Once a quiet fishing village, De Panne has become a buzzing beach resort with natural sand dunes that provide good views and an even better story. You'll find beachfront beer stalls and seaside activities along the coast of the North Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Abdijmuseum Ten Duinen and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage St. Andre. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Talbot House and then get outside with De Panne Beach.

For reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the De Panne trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Zurich to De Panne in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Zurich in June: highs in De Panne hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in De Panne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Talbot House, Plage St. Andre, Abdijmuseum Ten Duinen
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De Panne Beach ©
De Panne Beach
Abdijmuseum Ten Duinen ©
Abdijmuseum Ten Duinen
Talbot House ©
Talbot House

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