16 days in Switzerland, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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16 days in Switzerland, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  3​h 30​min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru, India

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Markuskirche, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, and finally explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Pilatus Luzern, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the views from Spreuer Bridge, then stroll through Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), and finally pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne online tour itinerary planner .

Bengaluru, India to Lucerne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru to Lucerne, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in April, with highs in Lucerne at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Museums
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Pilatus Luzern ©
Pilatus Luzern

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, identify plant and animal life at Alpenwildpark, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then walk around Hohematte Park, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, have some family-friendly fun at Seilpark Interlaken, then look for all kinds of wild species at Heimwehfluh, and finally race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Interlaken trip planner .

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

Lauterbrunnen Village
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Parc des Felins and The Army Museum. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Fontainebleau to see Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, get in on the family fun at Mystery Escape, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Interlaken to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau), Parc des Felins
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Parc des Felins ©
Parc des Felins
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Keukenhof and Efteling. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Madurodam (in The Hague) and Rotterdam Centraal Station (in Rotterdam). Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Amstel.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keukenhof, Madurodam, Efteling, Zaanse Schans, Rotterdam Centraal Station
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Efteling ©
Efteling
Room Escape Games
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

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