9 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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9 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 30​min
2
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India

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.
Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Montmartre and Champs-Elysees. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Le Marais, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Paris journey builder tool .

Mumbai, India to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Paris is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in October, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Interlaken.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

2
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): hike along Maennlichen Romantic Trail and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Alpenwildpark, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken visit planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Interlaken takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in October: high temperatures in Interlaken hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 15th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Mythenquai, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zurich sightseeing app .

Getting from Interlaken to Zurich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. October in Zurich sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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