16 days in Italy, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

16 days in Italy, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Paris Plage. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ile Saint-Louis and Shakespeare and Company Bookstore. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, stop by Le Bonbon au Palais, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Malmaison.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Paris road trip site.

New Delhi, India to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Paris is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Paris

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): look for gifts at Auer Chocolatier, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, then stop by Franz Carl Weber Geneva, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee D'Art Et D'Histoire. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, stop by Alptitude, then stop by Laduree Geneva Bon Genie, and finally contemplate the long history of Maison Tavel.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Geneva takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Parks
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Maison Tavel ©
Maison Tavel
Musee D'Art Et D'Histoire ©
Musee D'Art Et D'Histoire
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Zunfthaus zur Meisen, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall, take an in-depth tour of Haus zum Rech, and then kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Geneva to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Zurich sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Zunfthaus zur Meisen ©
Zunfthaus zur Meisen
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
We've included these beaches for you: Bagno Flamingo Beach 283 and Bagno Targhini 308. Do some cultural sightseeing at Duomo di Milano and Museo del Design 1880-1980. Take a break from Milan with a short trip to I Giardini di Villa Melzi in Bellagio, about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Basin Viarenna, view the masterpieces at Mostra Fotografica Steve McCurry - Oltre lo Sguardo, and see the interesting displays at WOW Comics Space WOW Spazio Fumetto.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan trip planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in May; daily highs in Milan reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
WOW Comics Space WOW Spazio Fumetto ©
WOW Comics Space WOW Spazio Fumetto
Museo del Design 1880-1980 ©
Museo del Design 1880-1980

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Doge's Palace and Blue Moon. Peggy Guggenheim Collection and San Marco 801 will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, head off the coast to San Michele Cemetery, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice vacation planning tool.

Getting from Milan to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then contemplate the long history of Crypta Balbi, then take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and finally explore the ancient world of Pantheon. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Bioparco di Roma, step off the mainland to explore Isola Tiberina, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. May in Rome sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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