10 or 12 days
Switzerland, France, extension to French Riviera
France and Switzerland share a 372-mile border—and centuries of close political ties and cultural connections. Go beyond the sights and gain a deeper understanding of the way of life in both countries, from making cheese in Emmental, exploring classic Swiss architecture, taking an Impressionist painting lesson in Paris, or making an early-morning visit to a street market.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Switzerland

  • Day 2: Zurich • Lake Brienz region

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to the Lake Brienz region

  • Day 3: Lake Brienz region

    Take a tour of Berne

    Visit the Einsteinhaus

    Visit the BearPark

    Travel to Emmental

    Visit a cheese dairy

  • Day 4: Lake Brienz region

    Ride the Brienz-Rothorn railway

    Visit Ballenberg

  • Day 5: Lake Brienz region

    Visit Ropetech Sielpark and participate in a team-building activty

  • Day 6: Lake Brienz region • Burgundy • Paris

    Travel via Burgundy to Paris

    See Burgundy

  • Day 7: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Take a painting lesson

    Ascend the Eiffel Tower

  • Day 8: Paris

    Visit a Parisian market
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 9: Paris

    Visit the Musée d’Orsay

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Visit Sainte-Chapelle 

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Paris • French Riviera

    Travel by TGV train to Nice

    Take a walking tour of Nice

  • Day 11: French Riviera

    Take an excursion to Monaco and Eze

    Visit a French perfume factory

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Switzerland

  • Day 2: Zurich • Lake Brienz region

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Travel to the Lake Brienz region

  • Day 3: Lake Brienz region

    Take a tour of Berne

    Visit the Einsteinhaus

    Visit the BearPark

    Travel to Emmental

    Visit a cheese dairy

  • Day 4: Lake Brienz region

    Ride the Brienz-Rothorn railway

    Visit Ballenberg

  • Day 5: Lake Brienz region

    Visit Ropetech Sielpark and participate in a team-building activty

  • Day 6: Lake Brienz region • Burgundy • Paris

    Travel via Burgundy to Paris

    See Burgundy

  • Day 7: Paris

    Take a guided tour of Paris

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Place de la Concorde
    • Champs-Élysées
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Hôtel des Invalides
    • Eiffel Tower

    Take a painting lesson

    Ascend the Eiffel Tower

  • Day 8: Paris

    Visit a Parisian market
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Versailles

    Versailles

    Enjoy an excursion to the grand palace of Versailles, where Louis XIV held court in the most lavish style imaginable. On a tour, stroll through the elegantly landscaped gardens, the historic Hall of Mirrors, and the ornately decorated State Apartments. Note: Versailles is closed on Mondays.

  • Day 9: Paris

    Visit the Musée d’Orsay

    Take a walking tour of Paris

    Visit Notre-Dame Cathedral

    Visit Sainte-Chapelle 

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 10: Paris • French Riviera

    Travel by TGV train to Nice

    Take a walking tour of Nice

  • Day 11: French Riviera

    Take an excursion to Monaco and Eze

    Visit a French perfume factory

  • Day 12: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; TGV high-speed train with extension

  • Hotels

    8 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (10 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    1 sightseeing tour led by an expert, licensed local guide; 1 sightseeing tours led by your Tour Director (2 with extension); 1 walking tour (2 with extension)

  • Entrances

    Bear Park; Einstein House; Cheese Dairy; Brienzer Rothorn; Impressionist painting lesson; Eiffel Tower; Notre-Dame; Sainte-Chapelle; Musée d’Orsay; Ballenberg Museum; Ropetech Adventure Park; With extension: Perfume factory

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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Includes airfare, hotels, meals, full-time Tour Director and more.
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