22 days in France & Swiss Alps Itinerary

22 days in France & Swiss Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
2
Avignon, France
— 3 nights
3
Marseille, France
— 3 nights
4
Nice, France
— 5 nights
5
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
6
St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 1 night

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary maker app.

Edmonton, Canada to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Edmonton to Paris. In June, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Avignon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Disneyland Paris
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Avignon, France

Avignon ©
An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Avignon: Canoe Evasion (in Fontaine de Vaucluse), Promenade a Cheval La Marisma (in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer) and Aven Grotte Forestiere (in Orgnac-l'Aven). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Palais des Papes, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Ventoux, kick your exploration up a notch at Ventoux Aventure, and sample the fine beverages at Distillerie A. Blachere.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Avignon road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Paris to Avignon in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in Avignon are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Avignon

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Canoe Evasion, Promenade a Cheval La Marisma, Aven Grotte Forestiere, Distillerie A. Blachere, Ventoux Aventure
Highlights from your plan
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma ©
Promenade a Cheval La Marisma
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres

3
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Explore Marseille's surroundings by going to Plage noire du Langoustier (in Hyeres), Plage des Oursinieres (in Le Pradet) and Le Lavandou (Scuba & Snorkeling, Plage d'Aiguebelle, &more). The adventure continues: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and stroll through Plage du Pradeau.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Marseille tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Avignon to Marseille in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Marseille, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Hyeres, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Plage des Oursinieres
Highlights from your plan
Plage noire du Langoustier ©
Plage noire du Langoustier
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Nice, France

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens), Antibes (Le Nomade & Chapelle Saint-Bernardin) and Frejus (Aqualand Frejus & Frejus Beach). Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Marineland, have some family-friendly fun at SENSAS Nice, push the limits with an extreme tour, and kick back and relax at Plage Naturiste De La Batterie.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nice driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Marseille in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Nice: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Antibes, Frejus, Plage du Chateau, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, Calanque de Maubois
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Marineland ©
Marineland
SENSAS Nice ©
SENSAS Nice

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 scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, and see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Zermatt takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

1
night
St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, explore the activities along Lake Silvaplana, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the St. Moritz online journey planner.

Take a train from Zermatt to St. Moritz in 8.5 hours. In July in St. Moritz, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Morteratsch Glacier, Bregaglia Valley, Bernina Pass, Lake Silvaplana
Highlights from your plan
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Lake Silvaplana ©
Lake Silvaplana

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