15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip itinerary planner

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Geneva
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bettmeralp
Train
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Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive
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Zurich
— 3 nights
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Geneva

— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Place Bourg du Four and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-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

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Zermatt

— 4 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, winter sports, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Gornergrat, make a trip to Riffelsee, head outdoors with Monta Rosa Hut, 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 drive to Bettmeralp.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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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.

Drive from Zermatt to Bettmeralp in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or 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

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Highlights from your trip

Interlaken

— 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Interlaken to Wengen to see Alpia Sport + Mode about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, get your game on at Adventure Park Seilpark Interlaken, appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Interlaken online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Bettmeralp to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 6:

Zurich

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

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). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zurich vacation site.

Drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.