9 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Fly to Mulhouse, Bus to Basel SBB, Train to Lucerne
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Engelberg, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Paris, France

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally wander the streets of Île de la Cité. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Paris.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris road trip website.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 23 — 26:

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Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Lucerne, Castelli di Bellinzona and Free Walk Lucerne. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): squeeze the most out of the city with Free Walk Lucerne and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Lucerne Station and then explore the historical opulence of Castelli di Bellinzona.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lucerne trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Lucerne in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 26 — 27:

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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
You've now added Jungfraujoch to your itinerary.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lauterbrunnen online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Lucerne to Lauterbrunnen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Engelberg, Switzerland

Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Engelberg travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Engelberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Engelberg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 29th (Fri), you're off to Zurich.

Things to do in Engelberg

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Zurich as well as Rhine Falls. On the 29th (Fri), stroll through Rhine Falls and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich online trip planner.

Getting from Engelberg to Zurich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Zurich are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 29 — 30:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.