11 days in Paris, Zermatt & Lausanne Itinerary

11 days in Paris, Zermatt & Lausanne Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Drive
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lausanne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Explore hidden gems such as France Miniature and Hotel de Ville. Attractions like Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre make great kid-friendly stops. When in Paris, make a side trip to see The Trianons & The Hamlet in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, examine the collection at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Paris trip planning app.

Pittsburgh, USA to Paris is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburgh to Paris is 6 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Pittsburgh in July since evenings lows in Paris dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Zermatt, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 18th (Sun), examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Murmelweg Wanderung, hike along 5-Seenweg, and then take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zermatt holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Paris to Zermatt takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. On the 20th (Tue), you're off to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Lausanne, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Family-friendly places like Swiss Vapeur Parc and The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) will thrill your kids. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Creux du Van and Cathedrale de Lausanne. Step out of Lausanne with an excursion to Bains des Paquis in Geneva--about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World, ponder the world of politics at Palais de Justice de Montbenon, and go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lausanne trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Lausanne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Lausanne

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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