10 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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10 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Miami, United States
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Miami, United States

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): stroll through Strand Egmond aan Zee, contemplate the waterfront views at The Amstel, and then see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, examine the collection at Micropia, and then stroll through Het Strand Van Noordwijk Aan Zeedd.

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Miami, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11.5-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 Miami to Amsterdam is 6 hours. Traveling from Miami in May, expect Amsterdam to be colder, temps between 63°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Strand Egmond aan Zee, Het Strand Van Noordwijk Aan Zeedd
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Strand Egmond aan Zee ©
Strand Egmond aan Zee
Herengracht ©
Herengracht
The Amstel ©
The Amstel

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau), look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de L'ile Saint Germain, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, then wander the streets of 1st Arrondissement, then have some family-friendly fun at Mystery Escape, and finally visit Quartier Montparnasse.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip maker site .

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. May in Paris sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau), Parc de L'ile Saint Germain, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
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Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups ©
Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
Parc de L'ile Saint Germain ©
Parc de L'ile Saint Germain
Scuba & Snorkeling

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): visit Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank and then stop by Schanzengraben Canal.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich journey builder.

You can fly from Paris to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

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Neighborhoods
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Schanzengraben Canal ©
Schanzengraben Canal

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nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at 5-Seenweg and Breithorn. Visiting Trockener Steg and Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and make a trip to Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zermatt vacation maker tool .

Getting from Zurich to Zermatt by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
5-Seenweg ©
5-Seenweg
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Trockener Steg

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