14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland travel planner

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Geneva
— 1 night
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
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Interlaken
— 3 nights
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Lugano
— 2 nights
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
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Zurich
— 2 nights

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Geneva

— 1 night

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.
On the 25th (Tue), explore the activities along Lake Geneva and then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and then see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva road trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Geneva Cointrin International Airport, Bern Belp Airport and EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 25 — 26:

Zermatt

— 3 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zermatt: Pfarrkirche Ernen (in Ernen) and Musee du safran (in Mund). The adventure continues: get great views at Gornergrat, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and make a trip to Walk of Climb.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 29:

Interlaken

— 3 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from First Cliff Walk by Tissot, then hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then walk around Hohematte Park, and finally make a trip to Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken sightseeing planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Interlaken by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In May, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:

Lugano

— 2 nights

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Piazza della Riforma, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria degli Angioli, and then admire the verdant scenery at Valle Verzasca. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Salvatore, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, then stroll around Parco Ciani, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Monte Bre.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Lugano holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Lugano takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, Lugano is a bit warmer than Interlaken - with highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:

Lucerne

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Titlis (in Engelberg) and Bergbahnen Beckenried-Emmetten AG (in Beckenried). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, admire the striking features of Lucerne Station, take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, and identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Lugano to Lucerne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Lugano in June, you will find days in Lucerne are little chillier (74°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:

Zurich

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): get great views at Baumli, admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally visit Old Town.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zurich route planning app.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 7:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.