42 days in Germany, Switzerland & France Itinerary

42 days in Germany, Switzerland & France Itinerary

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Start: Karachi, Pakistan
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
2
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  8 h 15 min
4
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train:  10 h
5
Nice, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Saint-Tropez, France
— 32 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h
End: Karachi, Pakistan

1
night
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt trip planning website.

Karachi, Pakistan to Frankfurt is an approximately 18- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Karachi to Frankfurt. December in Frankfurt sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. On the 25th (Tue), you're off to Berlin.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 25th (Tue), kick back and relax at Strandbar Mitte and then admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Berlin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Strandbar Mitte ©
Strandbar Mitte
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 26th (Wed), explore the activities along English Garden and then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Deutsches Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Munich online visit planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

1
night
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): cruise along Gornergrat.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Munich to Zermatt takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Zermatt

Transportation Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, tour the pleasant surroundings at Castel Plage, and then wander the streets of Vieille Ville.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice attractions site.

Drive from Zermatt to Nice in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage

32
nights
Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste and Eglise Anglicane. Step out of the city life by going to Plage de Pampelonne and Plage La Capte. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Tropez: Chateau Fontainebleau du Var (in Le Val), Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume (Domaine de Saint Jean le Vieux & Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine) and Presqu'ile de Giens (in Giens). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Domaine CROIX ROUSSE, stroll through Plage de Guerrevieille, join in the after-dark buzz at Chateau des Marres, and enjoy the sand and surf at Heraclee Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Saint-Tropez day trip website.

Traveling by car from Nice to Saint-Tropez takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nice in December since evenings lows in Saint-Tropez dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Frejus, Hyeres, Grimaud, Sainte-Maxime, Bormes-Les-Mimosas
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Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: visit Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and finally don't miss a visit to Ile Saint-Louis.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paris travel app.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Saint-Tropez to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Saint-Tropez, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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