60 days in France, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

60 days in France, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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1
Nice, France
— 7 nights
2
Marseille, France
— 6 nights
3
Paris, France
— 7 nights
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
5
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
6
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 7 nights
8
Florence, Italy
— 7 nights
9
Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
10
Naples, Italy
— 6 nights

7
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Les Jardins Bioves and Place Massena. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Casino Barriere Le Croisette (in Cannes), Galerie Lifetime Gallery (in Mougins) and Station de Ski L'Audibergue (in Andon). And it doesn't end there: hike along Massif du Tanneron, take some stellar pictures from Mt Boron, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, and make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice online itinerary planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Nice is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Nice. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in March, with highs in Nice at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Tanneron, Casino Barriere Le Croisette, Galerie Lifetime Gallery, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Les Jardins Bioves
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Station de Ski L'Audibergue ©
Station de Ski L'Audibergue
Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron
Les Jardins Bioves ©
Les Jardins Bioves

6
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Map - Marseille & Pistes. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Bandol (Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales, Foret de Roustagnon, &more), Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence) and Palais des Papes (in Avignon). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, get lost in a book at Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis, trek along Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas, and explore the world behind art at La Maison du Cygne.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Marseille trip maker app.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Marseille sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Bandol, Cassis, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, La Maison du Cygne
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Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas ©
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port

7
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pont Alexandre III and Montmartre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Paris holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, Paris is little chillier than Marseille - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Lake Zurich. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, &more), Kriens (Schachmuseum & Sonnenberg) and Alpenrose Landscape Gardens (in Wilderswil). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, stop by Old Town, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, and see the interesting displays at Klingendes Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich holiday builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lucerne, Bern, Alpenrose Landscape Gardens
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Friedhof Fluntern ©
Friedhof Fluntern
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

4
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Matterhorn and Gornergrat. Get out of town with these interesting Zermatt side-trips: Skigebiet Metsch (in Lenk im Simmental) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen, stroll through Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, trek along Murmelweg Wanderung, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip app.

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 31st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Aletsch Glacier, Skigebiet Metsch, Chateau de Chillon
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. On the next day, see La Casa Maledetta and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Milan holiday planner.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Milan in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife
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La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta
Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano

7
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia and St Mark's Campanile. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Castello Estense (in Ferrara), Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more) and Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba (in Trieste). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and stop by Cannaregio.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice travel planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Verona, Trieste, Castello Estense, Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia ©
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

7
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza dei Miracoli and Duomo di Siena. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Piazza del Campo (in Siena), Lucca (Le mura di Lucca & Piazza Anfiteatro) and Duomo di Pisa (in Pisa). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Lucca, Pisa, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

7
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Food Tours. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome route planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

6
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Galleria Borbonica and Underground Naples. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Grotte di Suppraiano (in Praiano), Ravello (San Giovanni del Toro, Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, &more) and Salerno (Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, Chiesa di San Giorgio, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, admire the masterpieces at Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto), and make a trip to Oltre I Resti.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Naples online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Naples are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Salerno, Ravello, Grotte di Suppraiano, Sol’Art Ceramiche
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Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples

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