8 days in Paris, Rome & Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Paris, Rome & Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Paris, Rome & Switzerland Itinerary

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, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Manchester, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Paris is 6 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then admire the landmark architecture of Vatican Museums, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre San Giovani.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in August: high temperatures in Rome hover around 90°F and lows are around 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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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich and then make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner .

You can fly from Rome to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, expect Zurich to be slightly colder, temps between 76°F and 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

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Swimming Pools Unter Letten ©
Swimming Pools Unter Letten
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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