13 days in Switzerland, Paris & Scandinavia Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland, Paris & Scandinavia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 day
2
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
4
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
5
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights

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day
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, thenmake a trip to Sechselautenplatz, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Zurich is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jakarta to Zurich, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in December, things will get cooler in Zurich: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

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)
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 28th (Fri), have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, thentake in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, thenhit the slopes at Trockener Steg, and finally snap pictures at Hangebrucke. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School and then pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society.

Before you visit Zermatt, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Zurich to Zermatt in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Winter Sports Classes
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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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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Paris online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Paris takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 2nd (Wed), make a trip to The Little Mermaid and then get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, thenstep into the grandiose world of Kastellet, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Copenhagen by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris in January, you will find days in Copenhagen are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

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nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vasa Museum and Royal Palace. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Skansen, have fun and explore at Junibacken, enjoy fun for all ages at Grona Lunds Tivoli, and catch a live event at Cirkus Arena.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm trip planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In January, Stockholm is a bit cooler than Copenhagen - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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