12 days in Switzerland, Belgium & Paris Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland, Belgium & Paris Itinerary

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12 days in Switzerland, Belgium & Paris Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India


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3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get a sense of the local culture at Swiss National Museum and Bahnhofstrasse. Take a break from the city and head to Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Ufschotti Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Mt Pilatus & Chapel Bridge). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Strandbad Mythenquai, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, stop by Glen Fahrn 'the Pearl' Zurich, and take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt).

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Mumbai, India to Zurich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in July, expect Zurich to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Brussels.

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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), make a trip to Grand Place, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): make a trip to Place St. Gery, then examine the collection at Beer Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise des Carmes, and finally examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Brussels online travel route planner .

Fly from Zurich to Brussels in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Zurich in July, plan for little chillier days in Brussels, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge, admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Walplein. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, stop by The Chocolate Line Bruges, then admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, then don't miss a visit to The Markt, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Salvador Dali Exhibition.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bruges trip planner .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Bruges takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Paris.

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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Bruges in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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