10 days in Switzerland, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
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Train to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, Bus to Mulhouse, Fly to Paris
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Paris, France
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zurich tour planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Zurich is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Zurich. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuwait City in April: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 58°F and lows are around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald, Switzerland — 2 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): look for gifts at The Mad Cow, then play a few rounds at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Alpiglen and then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grindelwald planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 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.
Popular historic sites such as Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Louvre Museum, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

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You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Grindelwald to Paris in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Paris are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Bloemenmarkt, examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take a stroll through De 9 Straatjes, and then visit The Jordaan.

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Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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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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