13 days in Zurich, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

13 days in Zurich, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Attractions like Lake Zurich and Grossmunster make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Grindelwald (Indoor Rope Park, Lieselotte Trail, &more) and Heidi's Photo Chalet (in Interlaken). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Sim Academy, admire the striking features of Bibliothek Rechtswissenschaftliches Institut, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Zurich, and have fun at Frauenbad Stadthausquai.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zurich road trip planning website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Zurich is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Jakarta to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in December; daily highs in Zurich reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 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.
Kids will enjoy Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris itinerary planner.

You can fly from Zurich to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Zurich in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Paris: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 4 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Bring the kids along to Van Gogh Museum and NEMO Science Museum. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Anne Frank House, meet the residents at ARTIS, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and experience the excitement of GoDutch - Dutch Costume Photo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online journey maker.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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