8 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Train to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Bus to Mulhouse, Fly to Paris
Paris, France
— 3 nights


Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 23rd (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then make a trip to Zurich Succulent Plant Collection. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse and then stroll through Rhine Falls.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich online tour planner.

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in July, you will find days in Zurich are little chillier (30°C), and nights are colder (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Interlaken.
Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 2 nights

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 your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Interlaken tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Side Trips
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Paris, France — 3 nights

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 27th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, and then admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musee Gustave Moreau, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Paris day trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Interlaken to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Switzerland travel guide

Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.