21 days in Italy, France & Zurich Itinerary

21 days in Italy, France & Zurich Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Cannes, France
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Palermo, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip builder tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Paris is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in Paris hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne & Chapel Bridge) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich travel route planner.

Getting from Paris to Zurich by combination of flight, bus, and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. June in Zurich sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cannes: Nice (Promenade des Anglais, Vieille Ville, &more). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lérins Islands, stop by Le Suquet, get a taste of the local shopping with La Croisette, and head off the coast to Île Sainte-Marguerite.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cannes trip tool.

Fly from Zurich to Cannes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in Cannes. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

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You can drive from Cannes to Milan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Milan, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Palermo.

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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Palermo, Italy

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Step out of Palermo with an excursion to Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro in Castellammare del Golfo--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, don't miss a visit to Quattro Canti, admire the striking features of Norman Palace, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Palermo road trip planning tool.

Fly from Milan to Palermo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

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Food Tours
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Palermo to Rome takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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