13 days in France, Switzerland & Cogne Itinerary

13 days in France, Switzerland & Cogne Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Giverny, France
— Few hours
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Vezelay, France
— 1 night
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Cogne, Italy
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Fiesch in Valais, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Riquewihr, France
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 1 night

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Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Luxembourg Gardens as well as The Paris Catacombs. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip maker app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Giverny.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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Giverny, France

Giverny ©
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Fondation Claude Monet has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Giverny travel website.

Traveling by car from Paris to Giverny takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Giverny can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vezelay.

Things to do in Giverny

Parks · Museums
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

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Vezelay, France

Vezelay ©
Vézelay is a commune in the Yonne department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in north-central France. Your day by day itinerary now includes Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure as well as Basilique Sainte Madeleine. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Sainte Madeleine.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Vezelay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Giverny to Vezelay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Vezelay sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cogne.

Things to do in Vezelay

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure
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Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure ©
Grottes d'Arcy-sur-Cure

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Cogne, Italy

Cogne ©
Cogne is a town and comune in Aosta Valley, northern Italy, with 1439 inhabitants, as of 2012.GeographyCogne is located in the valley with the same name along a stream known as the Torrent Grand Eyvia. For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cogne trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Vezelay to Cogne in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Cogne

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Rifugio Vittorio Sella ©
Rifugio Vittorio Sella
Giardino Botanico Alpino Paradisia ©
Giardino Botanico Alpino Paradisia

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

Discover how to plan a Zermatt trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Cogne to Zermatt with the Route module. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fiesch in Valais.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

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Fiesch in Valais, Switzerland

Fiesch in Valais ©
For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Fiesch in Valais trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zermatt to Fiesch in Valais. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Riquewihr.

Things to do in Fiesch in Valais

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Aletsch Glacier, Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach ©
Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach
Luftseilbahnen Fiesch-Eggishorn AG ©
Luftseilbahnen Fiesch-Eggishorn AG

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Riquewihr, France

Riquewihr ©
Riquewihr is a commune in the Haut-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France.A popular tourist attraction for its historical architecture, Riquewihr is also known for the Riesling and other great wines produced in the village. Your day by day itinerary now includes Cheval Alsace as well as Petit Train Touristique. On the 16th (Thu), trot along with Cheval Alsace, look for all kinds of wild species at La Volerie des Aigles, and then step into the grandiose world of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Little Venice.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Riquewihr vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Fiesch in Valais to Riquewihr takes 4.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Riquewihr are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Riquewihr

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Petit Train Touristique, Little Venice, La Volerie des Aigles, Cheval Alsace, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
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Cheval Alsace ©
Cheval Alsace
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Little Venice ©
Little Venice

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Paris, France

Paris
To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris online trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of bus and train from Riquewihr to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Riquewihr, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 49°F. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife · Tours · Shopping
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