60 days in France, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

60 days in France, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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60 days in France, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Nice, France
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Marseille, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
6
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
7
Venice, Italy
— 7 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
8
Florence, Italy
— 7 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
9
Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
10
Naples, Italy
— 6 nights
Train + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Cairo, Egypt

7
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vieille Ville and Colline du Chateau overlook. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Casino Barriere Le Croisette (in Cannes), Galerie Lifetime Gallery (in Mougins) and Station de Ski L'Audibergue (in Andon). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, get great views at Mt Boron, and take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins Bioves.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Nice is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in March, expect Nice to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tanneron, Les Jardins Bioves, Galerie Lifetime Gallery, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Casino Barriere Le Croisette
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SENSAS Nice ©
SENSAS Nice
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

6
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Palais des Papes. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marseille: Bandol (Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales, Foret de Roustagnon, &more), Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence) and La Maison du Cygne (in Six-Fours-les-Plages). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Anglicane, stop by Daskalides Chocolatier, and hike along Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas.

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

Getting from Nice to Marseille by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March in Marseille, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Bandol, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Cassis, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Laser game Evolution
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Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas ©
Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Le Vieux Port
Le Vieux Port

7
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sainte-Chapelle and Musee Rodin. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, snap pictures at Pont Alexandre III, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Paris day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in March, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

6
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mt Pilatus and Old Town. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, &more), Kriens (Schachmuseum & Sonnenberg) and Alpenrose Landscape Gardens (in Wilderswil). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne, Bern, Alpenrose Landscape Gardens
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Friedhof Fluntern ©
Friedhof Fluntern
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

4
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Matterhorn and Skigebiet Metsch. Go for a jaunt from Zermatt to Veytaux to see Chateau de Chillon about 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: cruise along Gornergrat, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and trek along Murmelweg Wanderung.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt route maker website .

Getting from Zurich to Zermatt by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Skigebiet Metsch, Aletsch Glacier
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. On your second day here, see La Casa Maledetta and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Milan trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Milan in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. In March, daytime highs in Milan are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta
Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia and Piazza Bra. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more), Castello Estense (in Ferrara) and Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba (in Trieste). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Venice trip website .

You can take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Trieste, Scrovegni Chapel, Castello Estense
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia ©
Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

7
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Campo and Le mura di Lucca. Venture out of the city with trips to Pisa (Duomo di Pisa & Piazza dei Miracoli), Piazza Anfiteatro (in Lucca) and Duomo di Siena (in Siena). Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, explore the world behind art at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence trip planning website .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Lucca, Siena, Pisa, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

7
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and St. Peter's Square. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

6
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Galleria Borbonica and Underground Naples. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Ravello (San Giovanni del Toro, Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, &more), Sol’Art Ceramiche (in Vietri sul Mare) and Salerno (Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, Chiesa di San Giorgio, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto), admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and Head underground at Grotte di Suppraiano.

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You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April in Naples, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Salerno, Ravello, Grotte di Suppraiano, Sol’Art Ceramiche
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Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples

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