8 days in Paris, Rome & Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Paris, Rome & Switzerland Itinerary

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Paris, France
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Rome, Italy
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Paris, France

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.
Kids will enjoy Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip website.

Manchester, USA to Paris is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Paris due to the time zone difference. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

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Highlights from your trip
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Art Museum
Louvre Museum
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then contemplate the long history of Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rome travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 90°F and 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
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Trevi Fountain ©
Must see
Trevi Fountain
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Pantheon ©
World heritage site
Pantheon
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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 16th (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Zurich and then make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten.

To see reviews and tourist information, read our Zurich online road trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in August: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 76°F and lows are around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Lake Zurich ©
Water Body
Lake Zurich
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Fraumünster Church ©
Religious Site
Fraumünster Church
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