8 days in Paris, Rome & Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Paris, Rome & Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester, United States
Drive + Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  17 h
End: Manchester, United States

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

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

Manchester, USA to Paris is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Manchester to Paris, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

2
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.
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. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, then don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and finally contemplate the long history of Torre San Giovani.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome driving holiday app.

You can fly from Paris to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in August, with highs in Rome at 90°F and lows at 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
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 traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich travel route planning app.

Getting from Rome to Zurich by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, things will get a bit cooler in Zurich: highs are around 76°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Theme Parks Nature Parks
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Swimming Pools Unter Letten ©
Swimming Pools Unter Letten
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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