33 days in France & Switzerland Itinerary

33 days in France & Switzerland Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 9 nights
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Lyon, France
— 9 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 8 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 4 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: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip planning tool.

Bangkok, Thailand to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Bangkok in June, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Paris: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

9
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Lyon, France

Lyon ©

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lyon: Le Jardin d'Eden (in Tournon-sur-Rhone), Chapelle Saint-Vincent. (in Irouleguy) and Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval (in Hauterives). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieux Lyon, test your problem-solving skills at DreamAway Lyon, and see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lyon online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lyon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lyon

Side Trips

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Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

8
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall), Titlis (in Engelberg) and Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Lake Lucerne, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip planner.

You can fly from Lyon to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. When traveling from Lyon in July, plan for slightly colder days in Zurich, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Rigi ©
Rigi

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Get out of town with these interesting Bern side-trips: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres) and Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), enjoy breathtaking views from Gurten, and explore the activities along Egelsee.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bern attractions planner.

You can take a train from Zurich to Bern in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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