8 days in Venice, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

8 days in Venice, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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8 days in Venice, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Fly:  16​h 30​min
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Neuchatel, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, wander the streets of Cannaregio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Campo del Ghetto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Scrovegni Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant’Antonio. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Venice trip planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Venice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in April, things will get cooler in Venice: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

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Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 19th (Sun), wander the streets of Old Town (Altstadt), then take an in-depth tour of Swiss National Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried, and finally stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery).

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner .

Fly from Venice to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in April, expect Zurich to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Neuchatel.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trip

Naturschutzzentrum Neeracherried
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery) ©
Landesmuseum ©
Landesmuseum

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Neuchatel, Switzerland

Neuchatel ©
Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
On the 20th (Mon), kick back and relax at Jeunes Rives, then delve into the lush surroundings at Creux du Van, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tourbieres des Ponts-de-Martel, and finally identify plant and animal life at Gorges de l'Areuse.

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Traveling by train from Zurich to Neuchatel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Neuchatel

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Gorges de l'Areuse, Tourbieres des Ponts-de-Martel
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Gorges de l'Areuse ©
Gorges de l'Areuse
Tourbieres des Ponts-de-Martel ©
Tourbieres des Ponts-de-Martel
Creux du Van ©
Creux du Van

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, and finally steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. On the next day, take a stroll through Le Marais, then get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris visit website .

You can drive from Neuchatel to Paris in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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