20 days in Italy, Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

20 days in Italy, Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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Engelberg, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Revello, Italy
— 1 night
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Portofino, Italy
— 1 night
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Cinque Terre, Italy
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 day
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Paris, France — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): visit Île de la Cité and then head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris day trip planning website.

Singapore, Singapore to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Paris, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Paris hover around 12°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Lucerne.
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Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museum Rosengart Collection and then pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche.

Discover how to plan a Lucerne trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Paris to Lucerne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Paris in November since evenings lows in Lucerne dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Engelberg.
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Engelberg, Switzerland — 1 night

Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Engelberg itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Engelberg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Engelberg are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald, Switzerland — 3 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): hike along Grosse Scheidegg and then admire the sheer force of Reichenbach Waterfall.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Engelberg to Grindelwald in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stroll through Trockener Steg, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Swiss Ski School Saas Fee and then play a few rounds at Golf Club Matterhorn.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Revello.
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Revello, Italy — 1 night

Revello is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50km southwest of Turin and about 30km northwest of Cuneo.Revello borders the following municipalities: Barge, Brondello, Cardè, Castellar, Envie, Gambasca, Martiniana Po, Pagno, Rifreddo, and Saluzzo. On the 9th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Balma Boves, get to know the fascinating history of Chianale Borgo della Valle Varaita, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Col di Sampeyre.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Revello planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Revello takes 5 hours. In November in Revello, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Portofino.
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Portofino, Italy — 1 night

Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo della Costa.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Portofino day trip app.

You can drive from Revello to Portofino in 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Revello in November: high temperatures in Portofino hover around 19°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre, Italy

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Lorenzo and then trek along Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre travel route builder tool.

Traveling by train from Portofino to Cinque Terre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Portofino in November, plan for little chillier nights in Cinque Terre, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to 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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the striking features of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Venezia.

Discover how to plan a Rome trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Cinque Terre to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Rome are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can take a train to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 1 night

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, kick back and relax at Il Gabbiano, then take a stroll through Chiaia, and finally explore the ancient world of The Neapolis Buried. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Spaccanapoli, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie di Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano, and then delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Naples online tour builder.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 15th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living, and finally see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence vacation site.

Traveling by train from Naples to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Naples in November: highs in Florence hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 3 nights

City of Romance

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 17th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore. On your second day here, make a trip to Dorsoduro, then admire the landmark architecture of Ca' Rezzonico, and then explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 1 day

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.
On the 19th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Vicolo Privato Lavandai, see where the action happens at Mediolanum Forum, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Novecento, then see the interesting displays at Palazzo Reale, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Milan day trip website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to fly 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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