22 days in Switzerland, London & Paris Itinerary

22 days in Switzerland, London & Paris Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Fly to Mulhouse, Bus to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Train to Interlaken
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and examine the collection at The British Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to London is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in July, expect London to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet & Palace of Versailles). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary website.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from London in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Interlaken.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 4 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Interlaken: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens), Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Lucerne Station) and Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli (in Gimmelwald). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Aare River, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, have some family-friendly fun at Adventure Park Seilpark Interlaken, and pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Interlaken in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Interlaken are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 16:

Grindelwald, Switzerland

— 6 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grindelwald: Riederalp (Villa Cassel & Riederalp), Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway (in Wengen) and Oeschinen Lake (in Kandersteg). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen, hike along Maennlichen Romantic Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald online sightseeing planner.

Grindelwald is just a short distance from Interlaken. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 22:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.