17 days in Italy, Paris & Zurich Itinerary

17 days in Italy, Paris & Zurich Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Fly to Mulhouse, Bus to Basel SBB, Train to Zurich
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Melito di Napoli, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive to Naples International Airport, Fly to Paris-Orly Airport
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Paris, France
— Few hours

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Paris, France

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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris travel site.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In January in Paris, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, and look for gifts at Glen Fahrn 'the Pearl' Zurich.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zurich travel route planner.

Getting from Paris to Zurich by combination of flight, bus, and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Paris in January, with highs in Zurich at 5°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco.

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You can drive from Zurich to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. When traveling from Zurich in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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1
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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Venice itinerary maker app.

Drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere and then browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rome online attractions planner.

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Venice in January; daily highs in Rome reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Melito di Napoli.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Melito di Napoli, Italy

Melito di Napoli is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Naples in the Italian region Campania, located about 9 km north of Naples.Melito di Napoli borders the following municipalities: Casandrino, Giugliano in Campania, Mugnano di Napoli, Naples, Sant'Antimo. To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Melito di Napoli trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Melito di Napoli by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Melito di Napoli

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Paris, France

City of Light

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online route maker.

Explore your travel options from Melito di Napoli to Paris with the Route module. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Melito di Napoli in January; daily highs in Paris reach 8°C and lows reach 1°C. On the 25th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife · Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Switzerland travel guide

4.6
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.