15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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1
Geneva
— 3 nights
2
Zermatt
— 4 nights
3
Bettmeralp
— Few hours
4
Interlaken
— 4 nights
5
Zurich
— 3 nights

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Place Bourg du Four and then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Geneva trip maker tool.

London, UK to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Geneva. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Geneva hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montreux Lakeside, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

4
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, make a trip to Riffelsee, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, and snap pictures at Hangebrucke.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Zermatt visit planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Bettmeralp.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

few
hours
Bettmeralp

Bettmeralp ©
Bettmeralp is a municipality in the district of Raron in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. On the 2nd (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bettmeralp trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Zermatt to Bettmeralp in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Interlaken.

Things to do in Bettmeralp

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

4
nights
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.
When in Interlaken, make a side trip to see Alpia Sport + Mode in Wengen, approximately Wengen away. There's lots more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, have some family-friendly fun at Seilpark Interlaken, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Interlaken online tour planner.

You can take a train from Bettmeralp to Interlaken in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or drive. August in Interlaken sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Alpia Sport + Mode
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

3
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: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planning tool.

Drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Zurich, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

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