12 days in Western Europe Itinerary

12 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bar Enge as well as CP First Bar. On the 10th (Thu), join in the after-dark buzz at CP First Bar and then join in the after-dark buzz at Bar Enge. Here are some ideas for day two: get lost in a book at Bibliothek Rechtswissenschaftliches Institut, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich road trip planning tool.

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Zurich due to the time zone difference. In October, Zurich is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off 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.
You've added Brooklyn Club & Lounge, Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrucke), Rigi, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): join in the after-dark buzz at Brooklyn Club & Lounge, take in the views from Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrucke), and then join in the after-dark buzz at Barrock Music Bar. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Lucerne day trip planner.

Take a train from Zurich to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for Interlaken.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Folklore Dinner, Balmers Club and Skywings Paragliding. On the 15th (Tue), add some entertainment to your itinerary with Folklore Dinner, then fly like a bird with Skywings Paragliding, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Balmers Club. On your second day here, admire all the interesting features of Jungfraujoch and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Harderkulm.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Interlaken tour builder app.

Traveling by train from Lucerne to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Interlaken sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.
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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.
You've now added Moulin Rouge to your itinerary. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, make a trip to Louvre Museum, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris route builder website.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Interlaken in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 10°C in Paris. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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