10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
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Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 1 night
Drive
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Lucerne
— 3 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 20th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva and then see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, then take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Anglais, and finally get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Geneva road trip planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Geneva is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Geneva. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in May, things will get cooler in Geneva: highs are around 22°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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Montreux

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 22nd (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, then appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, then take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Montreux trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Bern (The Cathedral of Bern, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, &more). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken holiday site.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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3
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Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 26th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Markuskirche, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and finally snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · 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.