8 days in Nice & Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Nice & Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Nice, France
— 3 nights
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights

3
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.
Step out of Nice to go to Cannes and see Villa Domergue, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's still lots to do: get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Promenade des Anglais, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nice trip tool.

Boston, USA to Nice is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to Nice. Traveling from Boston in August, Nice is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Antibes, Villa Domergue
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Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Marineland ©
Marineland
Place Massena ©
Place Massena

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne & Chapel Bridge) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Z├╝rich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and stop by Old Town.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Nice in August; daily highs in Zurich reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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