20 days in Switzerland, United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

20 days in Switzerland, United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 14th (Sat), stroll around Lindenhofplatz, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read our Zurich trip maker app.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Zurich is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Singapore in May, things will get much colder in Zurich: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.
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Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Lucerne, Switzerland — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll through Mt Pilatus. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Michaelskreuz Kapelle, then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and then take in the awesome beauty at Rigi.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lucerne online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lucerne are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 3 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Bern (Clock Tower - Zytglogge, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, stop by The Mad Cow, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and explore the activities along Lake Brienz.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Interlaken online visit planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Interlaken sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Zermatt.
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 2 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip itinerary site.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris day trip app.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Paris takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. May in London sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 3 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, and examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland.

To plan Edinburgh vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

4.7
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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United Kingdom travel guide

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Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.
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