15 days in Paris, Switzerland & Jeddah Itinerary

15 days in Paris, Switzerland & Jeddah Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Lenk im Simmental, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
— 1 day

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Visit Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité for their historical value. Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Montmartre, make a trip to Louvre Museum, and see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary builder app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Paris is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Paris is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in December; daily highs in Paris reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Interlaken.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Get some historical perspective at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) and Schlosskirche. Get in touch with nature at Jungfraujoch and Harderkulm. Venture out of the city with trips to Bern (UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, Klingendes Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, stop by Mad Cow, view the masterpieces at Galerie Wydi, and examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken day trip planning website.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Interlaken in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Paris in December; daily highs in Interlaken reach 1°C and lows reach -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Interlaken

Tours · Nature · Museums · Shopping

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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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Lenk im Simmental, Switzerland

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
On the 29th (Sun), hit the slopes at Skigebiet Betelberg, then fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Metsch, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Burgkirche Raron, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum and then hit the slopes at Bergbahnen Lenk.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Lenk im Simmental journey builder.

Drive from Interlaken to Lenk im Simmental in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

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Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael ©
Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael
HR Giger Museum ©
HR Giger Museum

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum. Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Grossmunster are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Lenk im Simmental to Zurich in 3 hours. While traveling from Lenk im Simmental, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Jeddah.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Jeddah ©

The Bride of the Red Sea

The commercial and entertainment capital of Saudi Arabia, Jeddah offers a dazzling range of sites and activities combined with mouthwatering cuisine.
On the 3rd (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Jabal AlFil (Elephant Rock), then get outside with Jeddah Water Front Park, and then wander the streets of Al-Balad.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jeddah trip planner.

You can fly from Zurich to Jeddah in 11 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Arabian Standard Time is 2 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Zurich in January, with highs in Jeddah at 33°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jeddah

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Jabal AlFil (Elephant Rock) ©
Jabal AlFil (Elephant Rock)
Al-Balad ©
Al-Balad

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