21 days in Paris, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 8 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Paris, France — 8 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.
You've added Musee Rodin, Pont Alexandre III, Louvre Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Le Marais, and make a trip to Luxembourg Palace.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online sightseeing planner.

Manila, Philippines to Paris is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Manila to Paris due to the time zone difference. In April, Paris is cooler than Manila - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zurich.
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Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lindt Home of Chocolate. On the 19th (Wed), take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse and then see the interesting displays at Lindt Home of Chocolate. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Old Town, and then take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zurich journey planning website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In April in Zurich, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 1 night

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.
To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Interlaken online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Interlaken are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Family Skiing Zermatt. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): learn and have fun at Family Skiing Zermatt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trockener Steg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and finally enjoy the views from Scenic Railroads.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to St. Moritz.
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St. Moritz, Switzerland — 1 night

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To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz online holiday planner.

Drive from Zermatt to St. Moritz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. In April, daytime highs in St. Moritz are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

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.
To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary planner.

Drive from St. Moritz to Milan in 3 hours. Traveling from St. Moritz in April, expect Milan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Via del Corso has been added to your itinerary.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

You can fly from Milan to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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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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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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