11 days in Austria, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

11 days in Austria, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Train to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Bus to Mulhouse, Fly to Paris
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Paris, France
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Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Dominican Church. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Nationalpark Neusiedler See – Seewinkel.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vienna road trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Vienna is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Vienna, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in May, expect Vienna to be colder, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 1 night

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at FAHRTRAUM, explore the engaging exhibits at Toy Museum - Bürgerspital, then make a trip to CS Galerie, and finally look for gifts at Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg visit planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Salzburg are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.
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Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
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Innsbruck, Austria — 1 night

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 28th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Hofkirche, then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, and then have some family-friendly fun at Bergisel Ski Jump.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Innsbruck road trip planning app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the activities along Limmat, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich online trip maker.

Getting from Innsbruck to Zurich by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Zurich sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 3 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Heimwehfluh and Blumental Panorama Trail. Step out of Interlaken to go to Gimmelwald and see Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, which is approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Alpenwildpark, get your game on at JungfrauPark Interlaken, explore and take pictures at BOHAG Helikopterrundflug, and pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip tool.

Drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): walk around Parc Monceau, see where the action happens at Philippe-Chatrier Court, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parc de L'ile Saint Germain.

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Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Interlaken to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Churches
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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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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