13 days in France & Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in France & Switzerland Itinerary

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1
Nice, France
— 2 nights
2
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights

2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Cannes (Villa Rothschild - Mediatheque Noailles & Musee de la Castre) and Galerie Lifetime Gallery (in Mougins). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, make a trip to Place du General de Gaulle, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, and examine the collection at Musee de L'ecole.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nice online day trip planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Nice is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In February, Nice is a bit warmer than Bucharest - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cannes, Galerie Lifetime Gallery, Musee de L'ecole
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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, have some family-friendly fun at Laser game Evolution, then partake in some friendly competition at Mystery Games, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and finally take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis, examine the collection at Musee des Chantiers Naval, then stroll through Foret de Roustagnon, and finally trek along Sentier Littoral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marseille itinerary planner.

Getting from Nice to Marseille by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in February, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Aix-en-Provence, Bandol, Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis, Laser game Evolution, Musee des Chantiers Naval
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Laser game Evolution ©
Laser game Evolution
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Cours Mirabeau ©
Cours Mirabeau

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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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and make a trip to Place de la Concorde.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paris road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Marseille to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Marseille in February: high temperatures in Paris hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Sonnenberg (in Kriens) and Biosphaere Entlebuch (in Lucerne). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, and take in the awesome beauty at Kaferberg.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich online attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town

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