11 days in Western Europe Itinerary

11 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Fly to Mulhouse, Bus to Basel SBB, Train to Zurich
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Zurich, Switzerland
Drive
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Paris, France

— 3 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.
On the 12th (Wed), wander the streets of Latin Quarter, then wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, then step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and finally head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and then admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder tool.

Bengaluru, India to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Paris is minus 4.5 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in April; daily highs in Paris reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To find reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Interlaken, Switzerland

— 2 nights
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.
On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of St. Beatus Hoehlen, then learn something new at Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Lucerne, Switzerland

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection, then take in the views from Chapel Bridge, then snap pictures at Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrucke), and finally don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the sky in a new way at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz and then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

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You can drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and then explore the activities along Herengracht. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, don't miss a visit to Museum Quarter, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally hunt for treasures at Bloemenmarkt.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lucerne to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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