21 days in France, Venice & Zurich Itinerary

21 days in France, Venice & Zurich Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 6 nights
2
Nice, France
— 5 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights

6
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Paris visit planner.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Paris is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in January, things will get much colder in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: La Croisette (in Cannes) and Mairie de le Cannet (in Le Cannet). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nice tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, Nice is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

La Croisette, Mairie de le Cannet
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Venice travel route planner.

Fly from Nice to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in January, expect Venice to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Lake Lucerne) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), look for gifts at Victorinox Flagship Store Zurich, and pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Venice, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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