8 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles, United States

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paris tour site .

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Los Angeles to Paris, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for colder days in Paris, with highs around 51°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, Markuskirche, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip site .

Getting from Paris to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Paris in November since evenings lows in Zurich dip to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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