6 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

6 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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6 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Fly:  16​h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  4​h 30​min
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
train + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Colombo, Sri Lanka

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): wander the streets of Île de la Cité, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo, then shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and finally don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower. On the next day, wander the streets of Montmartre, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then wander the streets of Trocadero, and finally step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris route planner.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Colombo to Paris due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Colombo in August, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Paris: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Paris

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Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 23rd (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ufschotti Park, then get a taste of the local shopping with Altstadt Luzern, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Lucerne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern
Biosphaere Entlebuch ©
Biosphaere Entlebuch

1
night
Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Wydi, then look for all kinds of wild species at Heimwehfluh, then get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Interlaken

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Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Heimwehfluh ©
Heimwehfluh

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