13 days in Rovaniemi, Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Rovaniemi, Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi, Finland
— 1 day
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lenk im Simmental, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night

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Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary maker.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jakarta to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. Step out of Paris to go to Marne-la-Vallee and see Disneyland Paris, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Rovaniemi to Paris takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Rovaniemi to Paris is minus 1 hour. In December, Paris is much warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

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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.
On the 1st (Tue), have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then hit the slopes at Trockener Steg, and finally take in the views from Hangebrucke. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Paris to Zermatt in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School
Clay Shoot Zermatt ©
Clay Shoot Zermatt

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Lenk im Simmental, Switzerland

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Alprundweg Leiterli and then hit the slopes at Skigebiet Betelberg.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lenk im Simmental trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Lenk im Simmental with the Route module. January in Lenk im Simmental sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Alprundweg Leiterli ©
Alprundweg Leiterli

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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg and then take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip maker site.

You can drive from Lenk im Simmental to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
The Eiger ©
The Eiger
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 6th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kaferberg, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Zurich day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

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

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