60 days in France, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

60 days in France, Switzerland & Italy Itinerary

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Nice, France
— 7 nights
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Marseille, France
— 6 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 7 nights
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Fly to Mulhouse, Bus to Basel SBB, Train to Zurich
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Train
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 7 nights
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 6 nights
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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Les Jardins Bioves and Vieille Ville. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Station de Ski L'Audibergue (in Andon), Galerie Lifetime Gallery (in Mougins) and Casino Barriere Le Croisette (in Cannes). And it doesn't end there: hike along Massif du Tanneron, get great views at Mt Boron, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Nice trip maker app.

Cairo, Egypt to Nice is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Nice. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairo in March: high temperatures in Nice hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

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Massif du Tanneron ©
Hiking Trail
Massif du Tanneron
4.9

6
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Marseille, France

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Palais des Papes. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marseille: Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence (in Aix-en-Provence), Bandol (Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales, Foret de Roustagnon, &more) and La Maison du Cygne (in Six-Fours-les-Plages). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Le Vieux Port, get lost in a book at Bibliotheque Municipale de Cassis, hike along Randonnee Bormes-les-Mimosas, and see the interesting displays at Musee des Chantiers Naval.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Marseille holiday planner.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

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Le Vieux Port
Pier / Boardwalk
Le Vieux Port
4.3

7
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pont Alexandre III and Montmartre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Paris holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, Paris is little chillier than Marseille - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
Musee d'Orsay ©
Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

6
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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Old Town. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Kriens (Schachmuseum & Sonnenberg), Lucerne (Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, &more) and Alpenrose Landscape Gardens (in Wilderswil). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Sihlfeld.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich journey maker.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March in Zurich, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Friedhof Fluntern ©
Cemetery
Friedhof Fluntern
4.4
Lake Zurich ©
Water Body
Lake Zurich
4.7

4
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Zermatt, Switzerland

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Matterhorn and Gornergrat. Get out of town with these interesting Zermatt side-trips: Skigebiet Metsch (in Lenk im Simmental) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen, stroll through Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, trek along Murmelweg Wanderung, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip app.

Drive from Zurich to Zermatt in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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The Matterhorn ©
Must see
The Matterhorn
4.8
Gornergrat ©
Scenic Drive
Gornergrat
4.8

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. On the next day, see La Casa Maledetta and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Milan holiday planner.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Milan in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:
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La Casa Maledetta ©
Must see
La Casa Maledetta
4.9
Il Cenacolo ©
Religious Site
Il Cenacolo
4.4
Duomo di Milano ©
Religious Site
Duomo di Milano
4.8

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia and St Mark's Campanile. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Castello Estense (in Ferrara), Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba (in Trieste) and Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and stop by Cannaregio.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice travel planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Doge's Palace ©
Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
Canal Grande ©
Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8

7
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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza dei Miracoli and Piazza del Campo. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Lucca (Le mura di Lucca & Piazza Anfiteatro), Duomo di Siena (in Siena) and Duomo di Pisa (in Pisa). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

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Duomo di Siena ©
World heritage site
Duomo di Siena
4.8
Campanile di Giotto ©
World heritage site
Campanile di Giotto
4.8

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome route planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Pantheon ©
World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8
Trevi Fountain ©
Must see
Trevi Fountain
4.4

6
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Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Galleria Borbonica and Duomo di Napoli. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Salerno (Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, Chiesa di San Giorgio, &more), Ravello (San Giovanni del Toro, Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, &more) and Grotte di Suppraiano (in Praiano). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche.

For photos and tourist information, read our Naples trip itinerary app.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29:
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Miglio Sacro ©
Must see
Miglio Sacro
5.0
Galleria Borbonica ©
Military Museum
Galleria Borbonica
4.8
Underground Naples ©
Historic Walking Area
Underground Naples
4.5

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