31 days in England, France & Switzerland Itinerary

31 days in England, France & Switzerland Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
3
Bordeaux, France
— 2 nights
4
Marseille, France
— 4 nights
5
Nice, France
— 2 nights
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
7
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
8
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
9
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
10
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night

6
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You've now added Stonehenge to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Mompesson House in Salisbury (about 1h 50 min away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary builder app.

Seoul, South Korea to London is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Korean Standard Time (KST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 9 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seoul in August, with highs in London at 26°C and lows at 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Stonehenge, Mompesson House
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

5
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 Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & Grand Canal). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and walk around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Paris road trip planning site.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Paris are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for Bordeaux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

2
nights
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gare de Bordeaux Saint-Jean. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror and then get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at La Grande Dune du Pilat.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bordeaux day trip planning tool.

Getting from Paris to Bordeaux by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. August in Bordeaux sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

La Grande Dune du Pilat
Highlights from your plan
La Grande Dune du Pilat
La Grande Dune du Pilat
Place de la Bourse ©
Place de la Bourse
St. Andre Cathedral ©
St. Andre Cathedral

4
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Marseille is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, don't miss a visit to Chateau d'If, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Marseille visit planning app.

You can fly from Bordeaux to Marseille in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bordeaux in August, expect Marseille to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Thu) before leaving for Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calanques
Highlights from your plan
Chateau d'If ©
Chateau d'If
Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 20th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste - Le Voeu, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, then contemplate the long history of Tour et Couvent Saint Francois, and finally don't miss a visit to Place Massena. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Avenue Jean Medecin, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, then don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and finally wander the streets of Vieille Ville.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip planner.

Drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marseille in August: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for Zurich.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tour et Couvent Saint Francois ©
Tour et Couvent Saint Francois
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with a short trip to Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall (about 42 minutes away). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Old Town, stop by Schanzengraben Canal, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Zurich is slightly colder than Nice - with highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Tue) before leaving for Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
Highlights from your plan
Lindenhofplatz ©
Lindenhofplatz
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, then take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, then squeeze the most out of the city with Free Walk Lucerne, and finally snap pictures at Chapel Bridge. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Museggmauer, then make a trip to The Nine Towers, and then wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lucerne online route planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Lucerne sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rigi ©
Rigi
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Free Walk Lucerne ©
Free Walk Lucerne

3
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg. On the 27th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, then get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, get great views at Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Blumental Panorama Trail, and finally make a trip to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bern, Murren, Trümmelbachfälle
Highlights from your plan
Aare River
Aare River
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)

2
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Gornergrat and then take some stellar pictures from Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Patek Philippe Museum. On the 31st (Mon), engage your brain at CERN and then don't miss a visit to Jardin Botanique - Villa le Chene.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Geneva tour planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Geneva by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
CERN ©
CERN

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