12 days in Switzerland, Belgium & Paris Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland, Belgium & Paris Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel route planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Shop till you drop at Bahnhofstrasse and Glen Fahrn 'the Pearl' Zurich. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Ufschotti Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Chapel Bridge (in Lucerne). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old Town, kick back and relax at Strandbad Mythenquai, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich vacation maker.

Mumbai, India to Zurich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Zurich, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in July; daily highs in Zurich reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lucerne
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), don't miss a visit to Grand Place, browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and finally explore the galleries of Atomium. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Place St. Gery, examine the collection at Beer Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise des Carmes, and finally see the interesting displays at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary app.

Fly from Zurich to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Zurich in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
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): contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Holy Blood, thenindulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally go for a walk through Walplein. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, look for gifts at The Chocolate Line Bruges, get engrossed in the history at Groeningemuseum, thenmake a trip to The Markt, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Salvador Dali Exhibition.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bruges journey builder site.

Drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Bruges sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Scuba & Snorkeling. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, visit Montmartre, and explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

Discover how to plan a Paris trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Bruges to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Bruges in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

Similar Plans

15 days in Italy & Switzerland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, kids, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 16 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL April, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Paris & Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES June, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Germany, Paris & Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA August, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 14 days in Germany, Switzerland & Paris BY A USER FROM INDIA July, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 14 days in Amsterdam, Luxembourg City & Belgium BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, teens, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, teens Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Europe, Canada & United States BY A USER FROM GREECE July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: July, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Switzerland, Italy & Paris BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, popular sights Preferences: May, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Paris BY A USER FROM INDIA July, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans