17 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Lausanne, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Vevey, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Visp, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 7 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Peter and then see the interesting displays at FIFA Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. In January, daytime highs in Zurich are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Paris.
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Museums · Historic Sites

Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Paris is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Lausanne.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

Lausanne, Switzerland — 1 night

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Palais de Justice de Montbenon, then see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and finally go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Le Chemin des Fontaines des Bois du Jorat, then admire the masterpieces at Collection de l'Art Brut, then get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Palud, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lausanne trip website.

Fly from Paris to Lausanne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vevey.
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Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Vevey, Switzerland — 2 nights

Vevey is a town in Switzerland in the canton Vaud, on the north shore of Lake Geneva, near Lausanne.It was the seat of the district of the same name until 2006, and is now part of the Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut District. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, then contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon, then appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Fork, look for gifts at O'Coeur des Reves ..., then see the interesting displays at Alimentarium, then appreciate the history behind Charlie Chaplin Statue, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vevey trip planning tool.

Vevey is just a short distance from Lausanne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Visp.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Side Trips

Visp, Switzerland — 1 night

Visp is the capital of the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland.GeographyVisp lies in the Rhône valley, at the confluence of the Vispa and the Rhône, 9km west of Brig-Glis.Visp has an area, of 13.2km2. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): trek along Alpine Trails, pause for some serene contemplation at Burgkirche Raron, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael, and finally see the interesting displays at postman8 - Philateliemuseum.

For other places to visit and tourist information, read Visp itinerary planner.

Getting from Vevey to Visp by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In January, daytime highs in Visp are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Trails · Parks
Side Trips

St. Moritz, Switzerland — 7 nights

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Get out of town with these interesting St. Moritz side-trips: Lenzerheide Ski Resort (in Lenzerheide), Val Roseg (in Pontresina) and Schlittelbahn Preda Bergun (in Bergun). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Piz Corvatsch, take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl, explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, and stroll through Piz Nair.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz visit website.

Traveling by car from Visp to St. Moritz takes 5 hours. Traveling from Visp in January, expect St. Moritz to be a bit cooler, temps between 1°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zurich.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

Big Small Town

Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take a stroll through Old Town, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich holiday maker.

Getting from St. Moritz to Zurich by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from St. Moritz in January, expect Zurich to be a bit warmer, temps between 5°C and -1°C.
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Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.
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