22 days in Zurich, Paris & Greater London Itinerary

22 days in Zurich, Paris & Greater London Itinerary

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Start: Boracay, Philippines
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  28 h
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 9 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Paris, France
— 8 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h
3
Brentford, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23 h 45 min
End: Boracay, Philippines

9
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Visiting Mt Pilatus and Rigi will get you outdoors. Kids will enjoy Verkehrshaus der Schweiz and Zoo Zurich. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken), The Wetterhorn (in Grindelwald) and Lucerne (Altstadt Luzern & Lake Lucerne). And it doesn't end there: stop by Old Town, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, pause for some serene contemplation at Christkatholische Kirche Zurich Augustinerkirche, and take in nature's colorful creations at Schynige Platte.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich travel route planning site.

Boracay, Philippines to Zurich is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. In December, Zurich is much colder than Boracay - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lucerne, Parasailing & Paragliding, The Wetterhorn, Schynige Platte
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Parasailing & Paragliding
Old Town ©
Old Town

8
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.
Visiting Île de la Cité and Canal Saint-Martin will get you outdoors. Bring the kids along to The Paris Catacombs and Musee Jacquemart-Andre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, and explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris vacation maker site.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in December: high temperatures in Paris hover around 9°C and lows are around 3°C. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brentford.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

3
nights
Brentford, United Kingdom

Brentford ©
Step out of the city life by going to Isabella Plantation and Thorndon Country Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Upminster Windmill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brentford: Chislehurst Caves (in Chislehurst) and Brentwood Karting (in Brentwood).

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Brentford tour itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Paris to Brentford. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brentford

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Brentwood, Richmond-upon-Thames, Chislehurst Caves, Upminster Windmill
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ©
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Chislehurst Caves ©
Chislehurst Caves
Isabella Plantation ©
Isabella Plantation

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