27 days in Switzerland, France & Amsterdam Itinerary

27 days in Switzerland, France & Amsterdam Itinerary

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27 days in Switzerland, France & Amsterdam Itinerary

Start: Manila, Philippines
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
shuttle:  1​h
2
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  1​h
3
Bern, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
5
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  15​min
6
Versailles, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Giverny, France
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Amsterdam, Holland
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Manila, Philippines


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3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Shop till you drop at Bahnhofstrasse and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town (Altstadt) and Swiss National Museum. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich itinerary site .

Manila, Philippines to Zurich is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time to Central European Time is minus 7 hours. In July, Zurich is slightly colder than Manila - with highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, then take advantage of the amenities at Ufschotti Park, then shop like a local with Altstadt Luzern, and finally take some stellar pictures from The Nine Towers.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

4
nights
Bern, Switzerland

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Get in touch with nature at Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken and Parasailing & Paragliding. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center). Venture out of the city with trips to Harderkulm (in Interlaken), Unspunnen Castle (in Wilderswil) and Trümmelbachfälle (in Lauterbrunnen). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Ghost, explore the historical opulence of Castle of Gruyeres, take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, and contemplate the long history of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus).

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bern trip builder website .

Traveling by train from Lucerne to Bern takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Bern, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Interlaken, Trümmelbachfälle, Castle of Gruyeres
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken ©
Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

1
night
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip planning website .

Getting from Bern to Geneva by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Champs-Elysees and Île de la Cité. Let the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Musee Rodin capture your imagination. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, stroll through Ile Saint-Louis, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

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Traveling by train from Geneva to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. August in Paris sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

1
night
Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
On the 8th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Palace of Versailles.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Versailles journey builder tool .

Versailles is very close to Paris. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Giverny.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
nights
Giverny, France

Giverny ©
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Fondation Claude Monet and Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant and Abbaye de Jumieges. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Giverny: Loho Le Local Shop (in Le Havre), Beauvais Cathedral (in Beauvais) and Falaise d'Etretat (in Etretat). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Deauville Beach, stop by Cremerie Normande, explore the world behind art at Musee des impressionnismes, and brush up on your military savvy at Musee de la Batterie de Merville.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Giverny holiday builder .

Drive from Versailles to Giverny in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Giverny sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Giverny

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Loho Le Local Shop, Cremerie Normande, Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, Abbaye de Jumieges, Deauville Beach
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant

6
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Museum-lovers will get to explore Rijksmuseum and Frans Hals Museum. Step out of Amsterdam to go to Zandvoort and see Zandvoort aan Zee, which is approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, shop like a local with Leidseplein, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Giverny to Amsterdam. August in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Frans Hals Museum, Zandvoort aan Zee
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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