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
5
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 list of things to see and do now includes Le Marais, Luxembourg Gardens, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and other attractions. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planner.

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.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 24th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then wander the streets of Old Town. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Rhine Falls, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Paris to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Milan.
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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.
On the 26th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Zurich to Milan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Milan: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough 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, catch a live performance at Arena di Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, and finally examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Verona trip maker app.

Drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Verona are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Canal Grande. On the 28th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Venice are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Pisa.
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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.
On the 29th (Mon), make a trip to Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring, contemplate the long history of Battistero di San Giovanni, contemplate the long history of Camposanto, admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pisa travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Pisa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive 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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Assisi day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Pisa to Assisi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car 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, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online trip planner.

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, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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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.
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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.
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