17 days in Italy, Paris & Zurich Itinerary

17 days in Italy, Paris & Zurich Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Verona, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
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Assisi, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Paris, France — 5 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Le Marais, Luxembourg Gardens, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and other attractions you added. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

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Londrina, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Londrina to Paris, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Zurich.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls, then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Zurich are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Milan.
Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Milan, Italy — 1 night

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 26th (Fri): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Milan day trip planning tool.

Fly from Zurich to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in August; daily highs in Milan reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.
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Verona, Italy — 1 night

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Torre Pentagona, see a show at Arena di Verona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Notai, then contemplate the long history of Piazza delle Erbe, then don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, and finally admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona trip app.

Drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

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.
You've now added Canal Grande to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

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Drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pisa.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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Pisa, Italy — 1 night

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): make a trip to Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring, steep yourself in history at Battistero di San Giovanni, contemplate the long history of Camposanto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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Drive from Venice to Pisa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Assisi.
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Assisi, Italy — 1 night

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
You've added Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, Eremo delle Carceri, Rocca Maggiore, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Eremo delle Carceri, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Damiano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

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You can take a train from Pisa to Assisi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Rome road trip app.

You can take a train from Assisi to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.