10 days in Italy, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

10 days in Italy, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Spanish Steps, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rome itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Rome. Traveling from Mumbai in June, things will get little chillier in Rome: highs are around 34°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Venice.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice tour builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Venice sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Interlaken.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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 the 4th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, then look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Harderkulm, then stroll around Gurten, and then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Interlaken trip planner.

You can fly from Venice to Interlaken in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in July, things will get little chillier in Interlaken: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 6th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, then explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, take a stroll through Old Town, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne day trip app.

You can drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take a stroll through Île de la Cité, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris road trip website.

Fly from Lucerne to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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Switzerland travel guide

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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.
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