11 days in Paris, Amsterdam & Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Paris, Amsterdam & Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
3
Mendrisio, Switzerland
— 1 day
4
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Get some cultural insight at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Le Marais. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and stroll through Ile Saint-Louis.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary builder.

Jaipur, India to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Jaipur to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Jaipur in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan. Museum-lovers will get to explore Rijksmuseum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Zandvoort aan Zee in Zandvoort, approximately Zandvoort away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, stop by Red Light District, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam online driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mendrisio.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Zandvoort aan Zee
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

1
day
Mendrisio, Switzerland

Mendrisio ©
Mendrisio is a municipality in the district of Mendrisio in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.Mendrisio is the seat of the Accademia di Architettura of the university of Italian-speaking Switzerland (USI).The municipality was boosted in size on 4 April 2004 when it incorporated the former municipality of Salorino. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano, stroll around Parco delle Gole della Breggia, and then explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Mendrisio sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Mendrisio in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Mendrisio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lido di Lugano, Parco delle Gole della Breggia, Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello
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Parco delle Gole della Breggia ©
Parco delle Gole della Breggia
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello ©
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello
Lido di Lugano ©
Lido di Lugano

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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.
On the 19th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Axalp and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Heimwehfluh and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken online tour planner.

You can drive from Mendrisio to Interlaken in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Interlaken are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Axalp, Aletsch Glacier
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Parasailing & Paragliding
Axalp ©
Axalp

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