21 days in Frankfurt, Paris & Lucerne Itinerary

21 days in Frankfurt, Paris & Lucerne Itinerary

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21 days in Frankfurt, Paris & Lucerne Itinerary

Start: Curitiba, Brazil
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Frankfurt, Germany
— 6 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Paris, France
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  4 h 30 min
3
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Curitiba, Brazil

6
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Würzburg Residence and Johannes Deppisch Winery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wasserkuppe Gersfeld and Marienburg Fortress. Get out of town with these interesting Frankfurt side-trips: Fulda Cathedral (in Fulda), Neroberg (in Wiesbaden) and Skiliftkarussell Winterberg (in Winterberg). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Staedel Museum, do a tasting at Eberbach Abbey, steep yourself in history at Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz, and get great views at Main Tower.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt trip planner .

Curitiba, Brazil to Frankfurt is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Curitiba to Frankfurt, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Curitiba in December, expect Frankfurt to be colder, temps between 7°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Schlagkamp Weinmuseum, Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz, Wasserkuppe, Neroberg
Highlights from your plan
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Le Bois des Aigles and Ile Saint-Louis. Musee d'Orsay and Appartement-Atelier de Le Corbusier will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, and explore the activities along Seine River.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris holiday maker app .

You can take a train from Frankfurt to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Chartres Cathedral, Palace of Versailles, Le Bois des Aigles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Let the collections at Fondation Beyeler and Jean Tinguely Museum capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Altstadt Luzern and Basel Paper Mill Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Maennlichen (in Grindelwald), Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel (in Basel) and Interlaken (Hohematte Park & Parasailing & Paragliding). The adventure continues: admire the verdant scenery at Lac de Claus, admire the sheer force of Staubbach Fall, explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Aare Gorge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Lucerne trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Lucerne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Paris in January, with highs in Lucerne at 4°C and lows at -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Basel, Lauterbrunnen, Interlaken, Lac de Claus, Fondation Beyeler
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Parasailing & Paragliding

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