11 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

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11 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Switzerland Itinerary

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  10​h 15​min
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  4​h
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  12​h
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

3
days
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, sightseeing, parks, and breweries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, meet the residents at Natura Artis Magistra, explore the galleries of Rembrandt House Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary maker.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Amsterdam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in May, expect Amsterdam to be colder, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Natura Artis Magistra ©
Natura Artis Magistra
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Museumfoto

3
days
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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Marne-la-Vallee, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe.

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Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

1
day
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

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

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Paris to Zurich takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

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Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

3
days
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Eiger Trail (in Grindelwald) and Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls (in Lauterbrunnen). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, Head underground at St. Beatus Hoehlen, have some family-friendly fun at Seilpark Interlaken, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Getting from Zurich to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. May in Interlaken sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Beatus Hoehlen, The Eiger Trail, Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, Aletsch Glacier
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Parasailing & Paragliding
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail

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