18 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 8 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Visit the Hidden Paris, Jardin des Serres d'Auteuil, Seine River, and other attractions you added. Kids will enjoy Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Cite de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine, contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Paris is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in August, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around 29°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Zurich and then kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich online vacation maker.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Zurich are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Seilpark Interlaken and Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz. Take a break from Interlaken with a short trip to Axalp in Brienz, about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, and look for all kinds of wild species at Alpenwildpark.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Interlaken journey maker website.

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Parasailing & Paragliding
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kids will enjoy Lake Geneva and Palais des Nations, Genève. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geneva: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey) and Swiss Vapeur Parc (in Le Bouveret).

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva holiday planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Interlaken in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Geneva, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Museums

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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc

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