15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Geneva
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
2
Zermatt
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
3
Bettmeralp
— Few hours
train:  2​h
4
Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Zurich
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: London

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Place Bourg du Four and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de St-Pierre. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Geneva sightseeing tool .

London, UK to Geneva is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a 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 in Geneva, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, 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 nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, make a trip to Riffelsee, and pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip planner .

Traveling by train from Geneva to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Bettmeralp.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature 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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

Plan my day in Bettmeralp using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Bettmeralp in 2 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

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.
Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to The Eiger Trail (in Grindelwald) and Alpia Sport + Mode (in Wengen). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Interlaken trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Bettmeralp to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, The Eiger Trail, Alpia Sport + Mode
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Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Parasailing & Paragliding
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Mt Pilatus, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich day trip site .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Zurich are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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