15 days in France, Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in France, Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in France, Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Nice, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

1
night
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 14th (Sun), observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Saint Cezaire Caves, meet the residents at La Chevrerie du Bois d'Amon, and then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Nice online journey maker .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Nice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Nice is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in April; daily highs in Nice reach 20°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Saint-Cezaire-sur-Siagne, Marineland
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Marineland ©
Marineland
La Chevrerie du Bois d'Amon ©
La Chevrerie du Bois d'Amon
Grotte de Saint-Cezaire ©
Grotte de Saint-Cezaire

2
nights
Marseille, France

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): make a trip to Moulin Le Pain Blanc, enjoy some diversion at Le Bois des Lutins, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally explore the striking landscape at La Calanque de Figuerolles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and then get in on the family fun at Ecopark Adventures.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Marseille tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Marseille are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

La Ciotat, Moulin Le Pain Blanc, Le Bois des Lutins
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Le Bois des Lutins ©
Le Bois des Lutins
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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.
You've now added Disney Village to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stop by Disney Village, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip website .

Traveling by flight from Marseille to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Marseille in April, expect Paris to be slightly colder, temps between 18°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Disney Village
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Disney Village ©
Disney Village

1
night
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
On the 20th (Sat), get to know the resident critters at Hamburg Zoo and then make a trip to Miniatur Wunderland.

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You can fly from Paris to Hamburg in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Hamburg, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Hamburg Zoo ©
Hamburg Zoo
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and finally contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Berlin, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Hamburg to Berlin by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin ©
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 23rd (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Swiss National Museum, explore the world behind art at Rietberg Museum, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoo Zurich, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town (Altstadt).

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner .

Fly from Berlin to Zurich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April in Zurich, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stroll around English Garden, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Nymphenburg, then enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, and finally make a trip to Marienplatz. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, then explore the world behind art at New Pinakothek, and finally get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

To find reviews and tourist information, go to the Munich online day trip planner .

You can fly from Zurich to Munich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) ©
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)
Schloss Nymphenburg ©
Schloss Nymphenburg

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