10 days in Paris, Switzerland & Venice Itinerary

10 days in Paris, Switzerland & Venice Itinerary

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10 days in Paris, Switzerland & Venice Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  4 h 30 min
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Bengaluru, India

1
night
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 30th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): head off the coast to Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary maker site .

Bengaluru, India to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in September, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 2nd (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, then kick back and relax at Ufschotti Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne tour planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Lucerne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): trek along The Eiger Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and then shop like a local with Backdoor Snowboard, Ski, Bike & Running Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Maennlichen Romantic Trail and then admire all the interesting features of Jungfraujoch.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Grindelwald trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Lucerne to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Maennlichen Romantic Trail ©
Maennlichen Romantic Trail

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Bagni Alberoni and Canal Grande. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, and see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read Venice travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grindelwald to Venice. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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