10 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some cultural insight at Old Town and Munot. Let the collections at The Rosengart Collection and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Niederdorf, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich online day trip planner.

Lucknow, India to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Lucknow to Zurich. Traveling from Lucknow in October, things will get colder in Zurich: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Geneva, Switzerland

— 1 night

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 9th (Wed), admire the architecture and history at Kawa Game, see the interesting displays at Musee Ariana, examine the collection at Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde, then learn about all things military at Musee Militaire Genevois, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bains des Paquis, and finally view the masterpieces at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Geneva trip planner.

Traveling by train from Zurich to Geneva takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games

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Paris, France

— 3 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Get outdoors at Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Step out of Paris to go to Chantilly City and see Chateau de Chantilly, which is approximately 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Petit Palais, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from Geneva to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.