15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geneva
— 2 nights
2
Montreux
— 2 nights
3
Zermatt
— 1 night
4
Bern
— 4 nights
5
Zurich
— 5 nights

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.
Geneva is known for nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, explore the galleries of Maison Tavel, see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, and ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Geneva visit planning app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Geneva is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In December, Geneva is colder than Dubai - with highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

2
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 4th (Fri), do a tasting at Alain Chollet Winery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, look for gifts at O'Coeur des Reves ..., then take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut, then test your team's savvy at HouseTrap, and finally pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Montreux day trip tool.

You can drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lausanne, O'Coeur des Reves ..., HouseTrap, Alain Chollet Winery, Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne

1
night
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): get around town with Gornergrat, then stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trockener Steg, and finally make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Montreux to Zermatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Transportation · Scenic Drive
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Trockener Steg ©
Trockener Steg
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

4
nights
Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Explore Bern's surroundings by going to Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding & Harderkulm). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, see the interesting displays at Museum of Communication, take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and explore the activities along Aare River.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bern trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Bern takes 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Bern are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Nature · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Interlaken, Jungfraujoch
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Markuskirche, &more). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, take in panoramic vistas at Loorenkopf Aussichtsturm, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Winterthur
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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