22 days in Switzerland, Italy & Paris Itinerary

22 days in Switzerland, Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— Few hours
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Wengen, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): stop by Confiserie Sprungli.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip planning app.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

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Confiserie Sprungli ©
Confiserie Sprungli

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lake Lucerne and Seebad Eich. Get in touch with nature at Trümmelbachfälle and Aare Gorge. Take a break from Lucerne with a short trip to Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum in Hofstetten bei Brienz, about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Seebad Eich ©
Seebad Eich

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 6th (Wed), take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society.

To find out how to plan a trip to Zermatt, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Wengen.

Things to do in Zermatt

Historic Sites
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Parish Church of St. Mauritius ©
Parish Church of St. Mauritius
Intercontinental Church Society ©
Intercontinental Church Society
Hinterdorfstrasse ©
Hinterdorfstrasse

4
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Wengen, Switzerland

Wengen ©
Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. Escape the urban bustle at Trümmelbachfälle and Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Aletsch Glacier and UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. There's more to do: take a memorable drive along Furka Pass and take in panoramic vistas at Schynige Platte.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Wengen online visit planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Wengen takes 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel to Milan.

Things to do in Wengen

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): make a trip to Piazza del Duomo.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wengen to Milan. In September, Milan is somewhat warmer than Wengen - with highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Brera District ©
Brera District
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Visit Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection for their historical value. Visiting Canal Grande and Spiaggia di Levante will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kids will enjoy Freddie Mercury Statue and The Thermal Center. Get in touch with nature at Grottes de Vallorbe and Corniche Lavaux Vineyards. Get out of town with these interesting Montreux side-trips: Sion (Chateau de Tourbillon & Valere Basilica), Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres) and Zoo de Servion (in Servion). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Montreux trip planner.

Drive from Venice to Montreux in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
Chateau de Tourbillon ©
Chateau de Tourbillon

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Get in touch with nature at Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Kids will enjoy Palace of Versailles and Montparnasse Tower. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, admire the masterpieces at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, and kick back and relax at Paris Plage.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris online visit planner.

You can take a train from Montreux to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

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