15 days in Italy, Switzerland & France Itinerary

15 days in Italy, Switzerland & France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
5
Paris, France
— 5 nights

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kids will enjoy Colosseum and Piazza Navona. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Rome is minus 6 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in December; daily highs in Rome reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thenexplore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence holiday site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, explore the activities along Canal Grande, thensee the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thensteep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then take a stroll through Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, thenexamine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Reality Center.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in December: highs in Zurich hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

5
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.
Attractions like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris attractions planner.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, Paris is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

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