25 days in The Netherlands, France & Switzerland Itinerary

25 days in The Netherlands, France & Switzerland Itinerary

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25 days in The Netherlands, France & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok, Thailand
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train + Bus:  5 h 15 min
3
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Bayeux, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Bandol, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
La Croix-Valmer, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h
End: Bangkok, Thailand

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Let the collections at Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) capture your imagination. For shopping fun, head to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery or Leidseplein. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vondelpark.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam vacation planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Amsterdam is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in October, things will get cooler in Amsterdam: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Le Marais and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, wander the streets of Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip tool .

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mont Saint-Michel, stroll the grounds of Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, and then get great views at Pointe D'Agon. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel, then hike along Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, and then kick back and relax at Beach of Genets.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel by combination of train and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Genets, Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel, Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, Pointe D'Agon
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Pointe D'Agon ©
Pointe D'Agon
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©

3
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Omaha Beach and Juno Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus). Step out of Bayeux with an excursion to Falaises d'Etretat in Etretat--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial, learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen, and witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bandol.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Pegasus Memorial, Juno Beach, Memorial de Caen, Omaha Beach
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat

3
nights
Bandol, France

Bandol is a commune in Var department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, southeastern France. We've included these beaches for you: Bestouan Beach and Plage de l’Arene. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Plage du Corton will get you outdoors. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Capelan and trek along Sentier Littoral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bandol day trip site .

You can fly from Bayeux to Bandol in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bayeux in October; daily highs in Bandol reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to La Croix-Valmer.

Things to do in Bandol

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cassis, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage du Corton ©
Plage du Corton
Bestouan Beach ©
Bestouan Beach

3
nights
La Croix-Valmer, France

La Croix-Valmer ©
La Croix-Valmer is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.Geographythumb La Croix-Valmer is at the foot of the Massif des Maures hills in the Bay of Cavalaire-sur-Mer, halfway between Le Lavandou and Saint-Tropez.HistoryThe Emperor Constantine the Great, on the way to wage war against his brother-in-law Maxentius in 312 AD, is said to have had a vision of a cross in the sky stating "in hoc signo vinces" (by this sign you will conquer) at the location where La Croix-Valmer is now situated. Escape the urban bustle at La plage and Plage d'Aiguebelle. Visit Plage de Sylvabelle and Heraclee Beach for some beach relaxation. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Plage de Jean Blanc and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage des Marines.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read La Croix-Valmer trip site .

Traveling by car from Bandol to La Croix-Valmer takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in La Croix-Valmer can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.

Things to do in La Croix-Valmer

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Plage des Marines
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Plage du Debarquement ©
Plage du Debarquement
Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc

3
nights
St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat ©
Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Italian: San Giovanni Capo Ferrato) is a commune of the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.It is located on a peninsula next to Beaulieu-sur-Mer and to Villefranche-sur-Mer and extends out to Cap Ferrat. Do some cultural sightseeing at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Eglise. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Plage de Passable.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat trip planner.

Getting from La Croix-Valmer to St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat by car takes about 2 hours. October in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Villefranche-sur-Mer, Eze Sur Mer Strand, La Recreation Champetre
Highlights from your plan
Paloma Beach ©
Paloma Beach
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Plage de la Mariniere ©
Plage de la Mariniere

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town (Altstadt), get engrossed in the history at Swiss National Museum, and then shop like a local with Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and then admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat to Zurich. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat in October; daily highs in Zurich reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Mt Pilatus
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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