10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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10 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  13​h
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6​h
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: New Delhi, India

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Photography Tours and Placa d'Espanya. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online trip itinerary builder .

New Delhi, India to Barcelona is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Barcelona is minus 4 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in December; daily highs in Barcelona reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, and then take in the views from Pont-Neuf. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, don't miss a visit to Esplanade du Trocadero, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Paris holiday planning website .

Getting from Barcelona to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in December, with highs in Paris at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore hidden gems such as Mt Pilatus and Old Town. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne & Hofkirche). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, see the interesting displays at Zoological Museum, and make a trip to Niederdorf.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich road trip app .

Fly from Paris to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Paris in December, with highs in Zurich at 5°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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