18 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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1
Paris, France
— 8 nights
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
4
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights

8
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 Visit the Hidden Paris, Jardin des Serres d'Auteuil, Seine River, and other attractions you added. Kids will enjoy Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Cite de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine, contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Paris is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in August, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, thenpause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Zurich and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich day trip planning app.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen

3
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Seilpark Interlaken and Harderkulm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz (in Lenk im Simmental) and Axalp (in Brienz). There's much more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and look for all kinds of wild species at Alpenwildpark.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken travel route planner.

Drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz, Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, Axalp
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Lake Geneva and Chaplin's World. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geneva: Swiss Vapeur Parc (in Le Bouveret) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Geneva itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Interlaken in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Geneva: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Chaplin's World, Swiss Vapeur Parc, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc

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