19 days in Switzerland, Italy & Paris Itinerary

19 days in Switzerland, Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Paris, France
— 4 nights

3
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, thenexplore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zurich day trip planning website.

Chennai, India to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. While traveling from Chennai, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Zurich to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Zurich in September, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

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Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Go for a jaunt from Florence to Siena to see Piazza del Campo about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Piazza del Campo
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Venice, Italy

Venice
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 9th (Sat), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenmake a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally make a trip to Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Venice road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Paris.

Things to do in Venice

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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Venice to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in September: high temperatures in Paris hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
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Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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