15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland visit planner

Make it your trip
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Geneva
— 3 nights
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
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Bettmeralp
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Interlaken
— 4 nights
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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): make a trip to Place Bourg du Four and then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva trip itinerary builder app.

London, UK to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Geneva due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Geneva: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:

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, get outside with Monta Rosa Hut, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, and explore the activities along Riffelsee.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Zermatt planning app.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bettmeralp.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
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Bettmeralp

Bettmeralp is a municipality in the district of Raron in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bettmeralp travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Bettmeralp takes 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

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Alpia Sport + Mode in Wengen (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and explore and take pictures at Harderkulm.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken online trip planner.

Getting from Bettmeralp to Interlaken by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In August, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, visit Old Town, and enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip planning site.

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Another option is to 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 catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
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.