21 days in Switzerland & France Itinerary

21 days in Switzerland & France Itinerary

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21 days in Switzerland & France Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad, India
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h 30​min
3
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train:  7​h
4
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h
5
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Hyderabad, India

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Head to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Bahnhofstrassefor plenty of shopping. Explore hidden gems such as Rhine Falls and Grossmunster. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Altstadt Luzern (in Lucerne) and Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken (in Matten bei Interlaken).

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary planner .

Hyderabad, India to Zurich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Hyderabad in April, things will get much colder in Zurich: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. You'll set off for Lauterbrunnen on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Altstadt Luzern, Rhine Falls, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern

2
nights
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 19th (Tue), get outside with Spiezer Rundwanderweg and then stop by Trummer Woodcarving. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Air-Glaciers, S.A., tour the pleasant surroundings at North face Trail, then hike along Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, and finally don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of fame - Schilthorn.

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Traveling by car from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, Trummer Woodcarving, North face Trail, Spiezer Rundwanderweg, 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn
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Air-Glaciers, S.A. ©
Air-Glaciers, S.A.
North face Trail ©
North face Trail
Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli ©
Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Riffelsee.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt itinerary planner .

Take a train from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
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Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School
Parasailing & Paragliding
Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee

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.
Disneyland Paris has been added to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like World of Disney and Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups in Chatenay-Malabry--about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and get in on the family fun at Mystery Escape.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris online trip builder .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Paris takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Marne-la-Vallee, Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
World of Disney ©
World of Disney
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Bring the kids along to Marineland and Reserve des Monts d'Azur. Shop till you drop at Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya and La Croisette. Step out of Nice to go to Antibes and see Le Nomade, which is approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nice day trip planning app .

Fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Antibes, La Croisette, Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur
Highlights from your plan
Reserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur ©
Marineland ©
Marineland
SENSAS Nice ©
SENSAS Nice

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