13 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
2
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
3
Wengen, Switzerland
— 4 nights
4
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 day

4
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Palace of Versailles, Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, and other attractions you added. Visit Eiffel Tower and Chartres Cathedral for their historical value. Bring the kids along to Louvre Museum and Sainte-Chapelle. There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Doha to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Doha in July, with highs in Paris at °C and lows at °C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for Geneva.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Chartres Cathedral, Westfield Les 4 Temps
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

few
hours
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Geneva Water Fountain, The Flower Clock and International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Geneva trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Geneva in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in Geneva sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Wengen.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:
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The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
The Flower Clock ©
The Flower Clock

4
nights
Wengen, Switzerland

Wengen ©
Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. You've now added The Matterhorn to your itinerary. Kleine Scheidegg and Lauterbrunnen Church will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Wengen: Lauterbrunnen (Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls & Trümmelbachfälle). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Wengen online vacation planner.

Getting from Geneva to Wengen by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Geneva in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Wengen: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Wengen

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, The Matterhorn
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Kleine Scheidegg ©
Kleine Scheidegg
Lauterbrunnen Church ©
Lauterbrunnen Church

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Titlis as well as Rhine Falls. Verkehrshaus der Schweiz and Sherlock Holmes Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Seebad Eich and Chapel Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Uferpromenade Weggis, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne journey builder.

Traveling by car from Wengen to Lucerne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Lucerne are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rhine Falls, Titlis, Sherlock Holmes Museum, Seebad Eich, Uferpromenade Weggis
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Seebad Eich ©
Seebad Eich
Uferpromenade Weggis ©
Uferpromenade Weggis

1
day
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, thentake a stroll through Old Town, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

Plan trip to Zurich with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Old Town ©
Old Town
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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