15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zurich
— 5 nights
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Geneva

Capital of Peace

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, then explore the activities along Lake Geneva, and then make a trip to The Flower Clock. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at CERN, get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, then cool off at Bains des Paquis, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Geneva online trip itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Geneva is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. In May, Geneva is colder than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Childrens Museums
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Zermatt

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 29th (Fri), hike along Murmelweg Wanderung, then take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then fly down the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and finally cruise along Gornergrat.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zermatt trip planner.

Getting from Geneva to Zermatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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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.
Attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Harderkulm make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Grindelwald-First in Grindelwald (about 58 minutes away). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Interlaken trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Interlaken sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 3rd (Wed), explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, then pause for some serene contemplation at Markuskirche, then take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, admire the striking features of Lucerne Station, and then look and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lucerne travel planner.

Getting from Interlaken to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Family-friendly places like Lake Zurich and Bahnhofstrasse will thrill your kids. When in Zurich, make a side trip to see Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, approximately Neuhausen am Rheinfall away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Town, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Zurich, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and cool off at Swimming Pools Unter Letten.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich online trip builder.

Drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.