17 days in Italy, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Paris, France
— 5 nights


Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Rome is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, expect Rome to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Venice.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Venice, Italy — 3 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Piazza del Santo, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gioielleria Eredi Jovon, and examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rome in November, plan for slightly colder days in Venice, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Lucerne.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 3 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Zurich (Old Town, Lake Zurich, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi.

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Traveling by flight from Venice to Lucerne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Venice in November: high temperatures in Lucerne hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can fly to Paris.
Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Paris, France — 5 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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and stop by Montmartre.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paris attractions planner.

You can fly from Lucerne to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Lucerne in November, Paris is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Switzerland travel guide

Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.