13 days in Paris, Swiss Alps & Austrian Alps Itinerary

13 days in Paris, Swiss Alps & Austrian Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
2
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Fiesch in Valais, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Riva San Vitale, Switzerland
— 1 night
5
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 day
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay will thrill your kids. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee, approximately Marne-la-Vallee away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris trip builder tool.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Paris is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Paris is minus 6 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in December; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Matterhorn and Hohbalmen. There's much more to do: learn and have fun at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, tour along fresh powder with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Zermatt day trip website.

You can drive from Paris to Zermatt in 8 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Fiesch in Valais.

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
Fiesch in Valais, Switzerland

Fiesch in Valais ©
On the 2nd (Wed), snap pictures at Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach, trek along Gommer Hohenweg, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fiesch in Valais road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zermatt to Fiesch in Valais. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Riva San Vitale.

Things to do in Fiesch in Valais

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Gommer Hohenweg, Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach, Aletsch Glacier
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Gommer Hohenweg ©
Gommer Hohenweg
Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach ©
Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach

1
night
Riva San Vitale, Switzerland

Riva San Vitale ©
Riva San Vitale is a municipality in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland, located in the district of Mendrisio.HistoryRiva San Vitale is first mentioned in 774 as Primo Sobenno. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello, thenwalk around Parco delle Gole della Breggia, thenmake a trip to Swissminiatur, and finally explore the ancient world of Monte San Giorgio.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Riva San Vitale trip maker website.

Getting from Fiesch in Valais to Riva San Vitale by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Riva San Vitale

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Parco delle Gole della Breggia, Monte San Giorgio, Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello, Swissminiatur
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Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio
Swissminiatur ©
Swissminiatur
Parco delle Gole della Breggia ©
Parco delle Gole della Breggia

1
day
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, thenstroll through Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck, and then take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck online itinerary planner.

Drive from Riva San Vitale to Innsbruck in 5 hours. January in Innsbruck sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck ©
Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
Town Tower (Stadtturm) ©
Town Tower (Stadtturm)

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, thentake in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Salzburg day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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