23 days in France, Milan & Lucerne Itinerary

23 days in France, Milan & Lucerne Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— Few hours
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Strasbourg, France
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Bordeaux, France
— Few hours
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Paris, France
— 8 nights

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pres, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris tour website.

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In December, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Change things up with a short trip to Museo Egizio in Turin (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Milan tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Milan takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trip

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 20th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Lion Monument and then take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

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You can drive from Milan to Lucerne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, Lucerne is little chillier than Milan - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Strasbourg.
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Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

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Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Venture out of the city with trips to Œuvre de la cathédrale (in Metz), Vieille ville d'Eguisheim (in Eguisheim) and Place Stanislas (in Nancy). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, admire the landmark architecture of Place Kleber, stop by La Petite France, and walk around Parc de l'Orangerie.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Strasbourg day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Strasbourg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Paris.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg
Place Stanislas ©
Place Stanislas
La Petite France ©
La Petite France

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet). See some other sides of Paris: get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paris road trip app.

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Room Escape Games

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Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bordeaux trip site.

Traveling by train from Paris to Bordeaux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Bordeaux are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. You'll set off for Paris on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Bordeaux

Outdoors · Tours · Wineries · Nightlife
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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims (in Reims), Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, Rue du Gros-Horloge, &more) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). See some other sides of Paris: take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, make a trip to Place de la Concorde, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord, and admire the landmark architecture of La Madeleine.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip maker app.

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter ©
Saint Germain des Pres Quarter

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