10-Day Road Trip to France, Switzerland, and Italy

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10 days & 9 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Explore France, Switzerland, and Italy on an epic 10-day European road trip. Paris, Beaune, Veytaux, Lausanne, Milan, and Verona await!

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 3 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories. You'll stay 5 nights in France, 2 nights in Switzerland, and 2 nights in Italy.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of France, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. You’ll collect your chosen rental car in the city of Paris and begin your adventure from there. Explore Paris, Beaune, Colmar, Dijon, Versailles, and Fontainebleau, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of Switzerland. Immerse yourself in the allure of Veytaux, Lausanne, Geneva, and Lucerne, where every street tells a story.

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of Italy. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Milan and Verona.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Veytaux’s Chillon Castle and Milan's iconic Duomo di Milano Museum. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Throughout your tour, you’ll stay at some of the best accommodations along your route. Our recommendations always include options with varying levels of comfort, ranging from 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across France, Switzerland, and Italy will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy! Embark on a quest for a rare souvenir in each destination. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 10-day self-drive adventure in France, Switzerland, and Italy. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail. This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

Discover breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and iconic landmarks in multiple European countries on one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in France, Switzerland, and Italy.

Choose your travel dates today and start planning your unforgettable multi-country road trip with Guide to Europe!

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Hotel, 9 nights
Rental car, 10 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

Geneva skyline cityscape, French-Swiss in Switzerland. Aerial view of Jet d'eau fountain, Lake Leman, bay and harbor from the bell tower of Saint-Pierre Cathedral. Sunny day blue sky.Geneva
Dijon - city in FranceDijon / 1 night
Paris, France. Panoramic view from Arc de Triomphe. Eiffel Tower and Avenue des Champs Elysees. Europe.Paris / 3 nights
Versailles - city in FranceVersailles
Beaune - city in FranceBeaune / 1 night
Lausanne - city in SwitzerlandLausanne / 1 night
High dynamic range (HDR) Aerial view of the city of Milan, Italy.Milan / 2 nights
Veytaux
Lucerne - town in SwitzerlandLucerne / 1 night
Fontainebleau - city in FranceFontainebleau
Colmar - city in FranceColmar
Photo of aerial view of Verona historical city centre, Ponte Pietra bridge across Adige river, Verona Cathedral, Duomo di Verona, red tiled roofs, Veneto Region, Italy.Verona

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Photo of Eiffel Tower in Paris, France best Destinations in Europe.Eiffel Tower
Photo of beautiful summer view of Louvre Museum, one of the world's most important museums, historic monument and parisian landmark, Paris, France.Louvre Museum
Photo of Arc de Triomphe  Early in the morning with the French flag, France.Arc de Triomphe
Photo of Champ de Mars view from top of Eiffel tower looking down see the entire city as a beautiful classic architecture, France.Champ de Mars
photo of night panoramic view of Duomo square in Milano,Italy.Duomo di Milano Museum
photo of verona, Italy. ancient amphitheater arena di verona in Italy like Rome coliseum with nighttime illumination and evening blue sky. verona's italian famous ancient landmark theatre. veneto region.Verona Arena
Photo of the Sacred Heart (Sacre Cœur Basilica),on Montmartre hill, Paris, France.Sacré-Cœur
Photo of Versailles palace outside Paris at sunset, France.Palace of Versailles
Photo of Luxembourg gardens and palace with puffy clouds in Paris, France.Jardin du Luxembourg
photo of one of the world's oldest shopping malls galleria vittorio emanuele II at night in milan, lombardia, Italy.Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Photo of Corner of the Tuileries Garden with flower bed and alley with sculptures in Paris in springtime, France.Tuileries Garden
Sempione Park, Municipio 1, Milan, Lombardy, ItalySempione Park
Photo of the Musee d'Orsay is a museum in Paris, France, on the Left Bank of the Seine.Musée d'Orsay
photo of Sunset view of Sforza Castle (Castello Sforzesco) in Milan, Italy. Architecture and landmarks of Milan. Night cityscape of MilanSforzesco Castle Art Library
photo of La Villette Park with the Canal of the Basin of the Villette with boat at beautiful morning in Paris, France.La Villette
photo of Place de la Concorde and the Champs-Elysees at morning in Paris, France.Place de la Concorde
photo of the beautiful Jardin des Plantes at morning in Paris is the main botanical garden in France.Jardin des plantes
La Petite VenisePetite Venise in Colmar
Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Luzern, SwitzerlandChapel Bridge
photo of view of Teatro La Scala- famous opera house in Milan, Italy.La Scala
photo of the medieval Fontainebleau palace (Chateau de Fontainebleau) at beautiful summer in France.Palace of Fontainebleau
Photo of Chillon Castle, Switzerland. Montreaux, Lake Geneve, one of the most visited castle in Swiss, attracts more than 300,000 visitors every year.Chillon Castle
Photo of Lucerne dying lion monument, Switzerland.Lion Monument
Photo of flower clock or L'horloge fleurie is a symbol of the city watchmakers, located in Jardin Anglais park in Geneva city in Switzerland.Jardin Anglais
The Geneva Water Fountain, Geneva, Grand Genève, SwitzerlandThe Geneva Water Fountain
photo of View of the Castel Vecchio Bridge connected to Castelvecchio Castle along Adige river in Verona, Italy. Castelvecchio Museum
Gardens of Versailles, Versailles, Île-de-France, FranceGardens of Versailles
Hôtel-Dieu Museum - Hospices de Beaune, Beaune, Côte-d'Or, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Metropolitan France, FranceHôtel-Dieu Museum - Hospices de Beaune
photo of view of Verona, Italy. Scenery with Adige River and Ponte Scaligero and Castelvecchio, medieval landmarks of veronese city, Verona, Italy.Ponte Scaligero
PHOTO OF View of the Piazza delle Erbe in center of Verona city, Italy .Piazza delle Erbe
Photo of flower clock or L'horloge fleurie is a symbol of the city watchmakers, located in Jardin Anglais park in Geneva city in Switzerland.L'horloge fleurie
Forêt de Fontainebleau
photo of part of the ancient Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrücke) over the river Reuss in the historical town center of Lucerne, the famous city in Central Switzerland.Spreuer Bridge, Lucerne
La Moutarderie Fallot
L'Usine

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Day 1

Day 1 – Paris - arrival day

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  • Jardin du Luxembourg
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in France, Switzerland, and Italy begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Paris in France. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Paris for 2 nights.

Catch an early flight to France to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Paris before it’s time to hit the road and drive to your next destination. Discover the city’s rich history, breathtaking sights, and lively atmosphere with visits to the most popular attractions.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Paris is the fantastic Jardin du Luxembourg. As an appreciated urban park and local gem in the area, Jardin du Luxembourg has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 94,043 reviews.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Paris. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in France. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

As the sun sets on day 1 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Paris's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of France to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Paris has them.

Esteemed for its , this restaurant offers a remarkable selection of cuisine. This esteemed -recipient consistently impresses guests, making it a must-visit spot during your holiday. With its recognition, it guarantees an unforgettable dining adventure. Savor the flavors at L'Imprévu Café, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Le Petit Châtelet beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Restaurant Guy Savoy. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Paris tonight.

After enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at Café de Paris V, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting. Alternatively, Dirty Dick offers a welcoming atmosphere for easing into the nightlife. Similarly, Little Red Door provides an excellent environment for a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

Your multi-country road trip in France, Switzerland, and Italy has only just begun. Brace yourself for more exciting days to come as you cross country borders in the comfort of your rental car and discover the most unique attractions, activities, and foods of each destination.

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Day 2

Day 2 – Paris

  • Paris
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Drive 36 km, 1 hour 43 min

  • La Villette
  • Sacré-Cœur
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Musée d'Orsay
  • Eiffel Tower
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Wake up and see what day 2 of your great European road trip in France, Switzerland, and Italy has in store for you! You will be staying in Paris for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Something that makes Paris the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding commune of france, La Villette. This local gem has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 56,497 visitors.

The famous Sacré-Cœur is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area, with up to 11,000,000 people visiting it every year. As one of Paris's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 118,527 travelers have rated this incredible church building and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Paris is also home to the extraordinary place de la Concorde, which boasts a 4.5 out of 5 star rating in 54,229 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Musée d'Orsay, which hosts up to 3,651,616 visitors every year. With an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from a total of 71,115 reviews, a visit to this wonderful art museum and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

On this Paris exploration, you'll also have the chance to admire the fantastic Eiffel Tower up close. This fascinating lattice tower and attraction is a must-visit, and its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 322,389 travelers is proof. Around 6,207,303 people travel to Paris each year just to see this famous attraction with their own eyes, so make sure to make time for this absolute gem.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Paris. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Make sure to book a table at Saint James Paris, a popular restaurant in Paris. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Paris at Solera Paris : Bar à Cocktail, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is To Restaurant Paris. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Paris tonight.

After enjoying a delightful dinner, why not delve into the vibrant local bar scene? You might want to spend the evening at Prescription Cocktail Club, a well-loved spot among locals and tourists. Or, head to Sherry Butt. This bar boasts a welcoming environment that is perfect for winding down. You could also continue your night at The Highlander, another top-rated place in the area.

Take in the ambiance of Paris as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Paris and Beaune

  • Beaune
  • Paris
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Drive 326 km, 4 hours 2 min

  • Tuileries Garden
  • Louvre Museum
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Champ de Mars
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 3 of your multi-country journey across France, Switzerland, and Italy. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Paris in France. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Beaune where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

After soaking in Paris’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Beaune. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 3 hours 10 min. When you arrive in Beaune, it's time to take a break from the road.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated garden and attraction in Paris — Tuileries Garden. About 92,172 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The popular Louvre Museum is another top sight in Paris that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved art museum in the area, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 260,788 visitors.

Arc de Triomphe is a spectacular triumphal arch and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Paris, earning an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 193,235 enchanted visitors.

As the day moves along, be sure to make time to drop by the magnificent Champ de Mars. Because of its allure and charm, around 172,488 visitors have rated this attraction and urban park an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Take some time off from the road, it’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Beaune. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy the lively vibes in central Beaune. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across France, Switzerland, and Italy.

This popular restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, ensuring an essential addition to your holiday itinerary. With a recognition, it promises an exceptional dining experience not to be missed. Don’t miss out on dining at Le Bistrot du Coin, a top-rated dining destination in Beaune. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Le Bout du Monde, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Le Rest O Bar. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Beaune this evening.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in France, Switzerland, and Italy! Enjoy your evening in Beaune to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the town center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Beaune, Veytaux, and Lausanne

  • Lausanne
  • Beaune
  • Veytaux
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Drive 293 km, 3 hours 56 min

  • Hôtel-Dieu Museum - Hospices de Beaune
  • La Moutarderie Fallot
  • Chillon Castle
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On day 4 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in France, Switzerland, and Italy, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Beaune in France and Veytaux in Switzerland. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Lausanne, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Beaune and set your GPS to Veytaux, Switzerland. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 3 hours 6 min. Upon reaching Veytaux, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Something that makes Beaune the perfect holiday destination is that the town offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding museum, Hôtel-Dieu Museum - Hospices de Beaune. This local gem has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 12,805 visitors.

The famous La Moutarderie Fallot is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Beaune's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 3,107 travelers have rated this incredible point of interest and travel destination an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in reviews.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Beaune, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Veytaux, Switzerland. Witness the landscapes transform as you cross the border to Switzerland. This drive usually takes around 3 hours 6 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated museum and attraction in Veytaux — Chillon Castle. About 19,331 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in Lausanne.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Lausanne boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of France.

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Holy Cow!, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Alpha Palmiers by Fassbind offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Vieux-Lausanne is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Lausanne.

After your delicious meal, get a taste of the vibrant nightlife with a visit to Captain Cook Pub, known for its inviting atmosphere. King Size Pub is another great option if you’re looking for a place to get the night started. Similarly, Pin Up Bar provides a great setting to enjoy the night away.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Lausanne, Geneva, and Milan

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Drive 387 km, 5 hours 5 min

  • L'Usine
  • Jardin Anglais
  • L'horloge fleurie
  • The Geneva Water Fountain
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On day 5 of your multi-country road trip across France, Switzerland, and Italy, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Geneva in Switzerland. In the evening, you’ll end up in Milan, where you will stay for 2 nights.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Lausanne, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Geneva. This drive usually takes around 58 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Geneva is the fantastic L'Usine. As an appreciated sightseeing destination and local gem in the area, L'Usine has earned an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 902 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Jardin Anglais. This attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 18,129 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

Join countless others in discovering the allure of L'horloge fleurie, a standout floral clock and attraction that's captivated the hearts of many. It has a stellar rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 11,614 reviewers.

Experience the magic that has drawn so many to the doorstep of the outstanding The Geneva Water Fountain. This park is a highly recommended attraction in the city boasting an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 16,281 visitor reviews.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Milan. This is not only a place to sleep but your home away from home, offering a warm welcome after a long day on the road.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across France, Switzerland, and Italy by rewarding yourself with a taste of Milan’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. Enjoy a sumptuous meal at Contraste, a highly-rated dining destination in Milan. If you're eager to try something different, consider Radisson Blu Hotel Milan, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Bice Restaurant. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Milan this evening.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Nottingham Forest, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Armani/Bamboo Bar is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Mag Cafe also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Milan and Verona

  • Milan
  • Verona
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Drive 318 km, 4 hours 28 min

  • Castelvecchio Museum
  • Ponte Scaligero
  • Verona Arena
  • Piazza delle Erbe
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Day 6 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Verona. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 1 night more before hitting the road again.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Milan boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of France.

Esteemed for its , this restaurant offers a remarkable selection of cuisine. This esteemed -recipient consistently impresses guests, making it a must-visit spot during your holiday. With its recognition, it guarantees an unforgettable dining adventure. Savor the flavors at Nero 9, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Ristorante la Brisa beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider UNAHOTELS Cusani Milano. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Milan tonight.

After your delicious meal, get a taste of the vibrant nightlife with a visit to Kilburn Cocktail Bar Milano, known for its inviting atmosphere. Bar Frida is another great option if you’re looking for a place to get the night started. Similarly, The Friends Pub Milano provides a great setting to enjoy the night away.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Milan and Lucerne

  • Lucerne
  • Milan
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Drive 244 km, 3 hours 30 min

  • Duomo di Milano Museum
  • Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
  • La Scala
  • Sforzesco Castle Art Library
  • Sempione Park
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Dive into day 7 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across France, Switzerland, and Italy. Today's main destinations are Milan in Italy, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Lucerne. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive towards Switzerland, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Lucerne. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 59 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

In Milan, the extraordinary Duomo di Milano Museum awaits. This attraction is a valued art museum that boasts an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 138,554 travelers' reviews. Hosting around 341,609 visitors every year, the amazing Duomo di Milano Museum is undoubtedly one of the top sights of the area.

Another of the best travel destinations in Milan is the spectacular Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. This attraction is a commercial gallery that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 91,394 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing La Scala. This local opera house and wonder has an overall review score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 26,219 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

Sforzesco Castle Art Library is another attraction you might want to add to your Milan exploration itinerary. This library is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 68,714 reviews.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, consider dropping by a well-loved spot among locals — Parco Sempione. More than a popular park and attraction, Parco Sempione offers visitors an immersive journey of the rich cultural tapestry of Milan. Parco Sempione boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 72,914 traveler reviews.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Lucerne’s top hotels offer a lovely retreat at day’s end. Choose from options ranging from budget to luxury.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of France's delectable cuisine at one of Lucerne's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the town’s most recommended bars.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Dine in style at Bolero, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Ampersand boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Mr. Pickwick Pub Luzern. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Lucerne.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Bar 59 offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Bar 58 is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Café Tacuba Neustadt is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

Celebrate day 7 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Lucerne, Colmar, and Dijon

  • Dijon
  • Lucerne
  • Colmar
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Drive 411 km, 5 hours 4 min

  • Spreuer Bridge, Lucerne
  • Chapel Bridge
  • Lion Monument
  • Petite Venise in Colmar
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 8 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 2 stops. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Lucerne in Switzerland and Colmar in France. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Dijon, your home for 1 night.

Set your GPS to Colmar, France and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 49 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Colmar beckons with new experiences!

Spreuer Bridge, Lucerne is a travelers’ favorite in Lucerne, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,066 visitors.

In Lucerne, don’t miss Chapel Bridge, a great point of interest and place to see in the town. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 29,995 reviews.

Check other top attractions in Lucerne off your list when you visit the wonderful Lion Monument Lucerne. This popular sight is an outstanding sculpture, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 20,294 travelers.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Colmar, France. This car ride takes around 1 hour 49 min.

Petite Venise in Colmar is a travelers’ favorite in Colmar, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 39,311 visitors.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in Dijon. Indulge in well-deserved rest and rejuvenation, preparing for the continued adventure that lies ahead.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Dijon. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Renowned as a restaurant, it offers an exceptional menu. This restaurant consistently impresses guests, ensuring a memorable addition to your holiday. Nestled in the heart of the city, is an ideal choice for discerning foodies seeking culinary excellence. Enjoy a delicious meal at Maison Millière - Restaurant Boutique Bar à vin et Salon de thé, a top-rated dining destination in Dijon. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Bistrot Burger, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Café de l'Industrie. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Dijon this evening.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, Barberousse Dijon stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail. Alternatively, Beer Country offers an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the pleasures of the night. The Blue Dog is also a great option that provides a perfect setting for a relaxing evening.

Take in the ambiance of Dijon as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Dijon, Versailles, Fontainebleau, and Paris

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  • Versailles
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Drive 363 km, 4 hours 46 min

  • Palace of Fontainebleau
  • Forêt de Fontainebleau
  • Gardens of Versailles
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 9 of your multi-country journey across France, Switzerland, and Italy. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Versailles in France. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Paris where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

Paris’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Versailles behind. This drive usually takes around 42 min. Paris welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Versailles today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Gardens of Versailles. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 13,133 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Palace of Versailles. This incredible attraction and château holds an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to 119,665 visitors. Up to 4,741,758 people visit this fantastic attraction every year.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Fontainebleau. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 32 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

A tour of Fontainebleau is not complete without a visit to the famous Palace of Fontainebleau. This incredible château and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 21,054 travelers.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Fontainebleau. This car ride takes around 2 hours 32 min.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Fontainebleau today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Forêt de Fontainebleau. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 7,778 visitors.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Paris of your choice.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Paris’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in France, Switzerland, and Italy.

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. This venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Located in the heart of the city, is an ideal pick for cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at Alliance, a top-rated dining spot in Paris. If you're in the mood for something new, try The Bombardier, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Le Bistrot Du Perigord. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Paris.

After savoring a delicious meal, step into the vibrant nightlife at Tiger, where the evening is just getting started. In the same way, Bisou. Offers a unique charm perfect for experiencing the local bar scene in Paris. Le Requin Chagrin is another top-recommended bar that is sure to get you into the mood for some dancing and celebrating.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Paris - departure day

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On day 10 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Paris before it’s time to leave.

Depending on how much time you have before your departure, you may want to engage in some last-minute shopping or souvenir hunting. Get some unique items to remind you of your great European road trip across France, Switzerland, and Italy. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

On your last day in France, take time to indulge in shopping at Paris’s popular marketplace. Thanks to your accommodation’s strategic location, the city’s bustling commercial district is only a stone’s throw away, giving you ample time to leisurely explore the area, filled with local shops.

Take time to find the perfect present, reminding you of the charms of France. Each store here is brimming with unique finds. These souvenirs will help you treasure your memories of France forever.

Get a last taste of France’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Paris and enjoy what may be your last vacation meal of this trip. Look forward to recreating these distinct culinary experiences in your own kitchen later to remind you of your unforgettable road trip across France, Switzerland, and Italy.

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Jules Verne, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Kitchen Galerie Bis offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu.

The time has come to say farewell to Paris for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 10-day European road trip in France, Switzerland, and Italy with fond memories. Safe travels!

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