24 days in Paris, Zurich & Amsterdam Itinerary

24 days in Paris, Zurich & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Start: Manila, Philippines
Fly:  18 h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 8 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Paris, France
— 9 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Manila, Philippines

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
On the 26th (Thu), take a stroll through Île de la Cité and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Paris day trip tool.

Manila, Philippines to Paris is an approximately 19- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Manila in July; daily highs in Paris reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

8
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Visiting Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Strandbad Mythenquai will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Take a break from Zurich with a short trip to Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich online route maker.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

9
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Musee d'Orsay and Arc de Triomphe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. See even more of Paris: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Zurich to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Van Gogh Museum and Mark Raven Amsterdam Art will appeal to museum buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Leidseplein and De 9 Straatjes. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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