13 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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13 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 30​min
2
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lenk im Simmental, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  18​h 45​min
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

2
nights
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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, make a trip to Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

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

Jakarta, Indonesia to Paris is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 6 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Jakarta in December: high temperatures in Paris hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Interlaken.

Things to do in Paris

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

1
night
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, then trek along The Eiger Trail, and then get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet. On your second day here, stop by Swiss Mountain Market Unique Regional Souvenirs, then fly down the slopes at Maennlichen, and then have fun at Indoor Rope Park.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Interlaken takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in December, things will get little chillier in Interlaken: highs are around 1°C and lows about -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Aletsch Glacier
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

2
nights
Lenk im Simmental, Switzerland

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Skigebiet Metsch. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Alprundweg Leiterli and then hit the slopes at Skigebiet Betelberg.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lenk im Simmental trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Interlaken to Lenk im Simmental in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Alprundweg Leiterli ©
Alprundweg Leiterli

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, and hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt tour website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lenk im Simmental to Zermatt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School
Hohbalmen ©
Hohbalmen

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then take in the awesome beauty at Kaferberg, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

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Getting from Zermatt to Zurich by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Museums
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Kaferberg ©
Kaferberg
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©

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