15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Geneva
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Zurich
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
nights
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, explore the activities along Lake Geneva, and then make a trip to The Flower Clock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): engage your brain at CERN, then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, then kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Geneva visit planning website .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Geneva is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Geneva. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in May; daily highs in Geneva reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games
CERN
CERN

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 29th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Murmelweg Wanderung, take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and finally take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Zermatt day trip planning app .

Take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

3
nights
Interlaken

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Go for a jaunt from Interlaken to Grindelwald to see Grindelwald-First about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken, get interesting insight from Jungfraujoch, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To find out how to plan a trip to Interlaken, use our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-First, Trümmelbachfälle
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Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, take in the spiritual surroundings of Markuskirche, then take in the views from Chapel Bridge, then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, admire the striking features of Lucerne Station, and then examine the collection at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne online tour planner .

Getting from Interlaken to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. June in Lucerne sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Museums
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Rigi ©
Rigi

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Zoo Zurich and Swimming Pools Unter Letten. When in Zurich, make a side trip to see Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, pause for some photo ops at Hans Waldmann Statue, and enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich travel route planning app .

Getting from Lucerne to Zurich by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. June in Zurich sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich

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