12 days in Switzerland, Italy & Paris Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland, Italy & Paris Itinerary

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12 days in Switzerland, Italy & Paris Itinerary

Start: Brussels, Belgium
train:  1​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
3
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Bari, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Rome, Italy


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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Latin Quarter, then take in panoramic vistas at Montparnasse Tower, then wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and finally step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary builder site .

Brussels, Belgium to Paris is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. While traveling from Brussels, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Parc du Chateau de Nogent le Roi, Arboretum de Versailles-Chevreloup
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Latin Quarter ©
Latin Quarter
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Lindenhof, steep yourself in history at Turm in Regensberg, and then explore the activities along Limmat.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Zurich, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Turm in Regensberg
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Limmat ©
Limmat

2
nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 20th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Oeschinen Lake and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Aare Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Maennlichen and then hike along The Eiger Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oeschinen Lake, Aare Gorge
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Oeschinen Lake ©
Oeschinen Lake
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Scuola Grande di San Rocco and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): wander the streets of Cannaregio, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and then stroll through Bahia del Sole.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Grindelwald to Venice with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bari.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia del Sole
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Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

3
nights
Bari, Italy

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valle d’itria e Dintorni and Lama Monachile. Get some cultural insight at Castello Svevo di Barletta and Cattedrale di Bitonto. Change things up with these side-trips from Bari: Cattedrale di Conversano (in Conversano), Basilica di San Martino (in Martina Franca) and Basilica Cattedrale Maria Santissima della Madia (in Monopoli). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Coco Beach Club and explore the historical opulence of Castello Normanno Svevo.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bari trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Venice to Bari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bari

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Polignano a Mare, Cattedrale di Conversano, Valle d’itria e Dintorni, Castello Svevo di Barletta, Cattedrale di Bitonto
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Lama Monachile ©
Lama Monachile
Cattedrale di Bitonto ©
Cattedrale di Bitonto
Castello Svevo di Barletta ©
Castello Svevo di Barletta

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