15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lucerne
— 3 nights
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
3
Geneva
— 3 nights
4
Zermatt
— 3 nights
5
Appenzell
— 2 nights

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Zurich (Bahnhofstrasse, Lake Zurich, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, and snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lucerne online trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Lucerne is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in May, expect Lucerne to be colder, temps between 21°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Zurich
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bern (Barenpark & UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take the plunge with Skydive Switzerland, and admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

Find out how to plan Interlaken trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Lucerne to Interlaken by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In May, daytime highs in Interlaken are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Bern, Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, Jungfraujoch, Maennlichen
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls

3
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) (in Lausanne), Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Geneva trip planning website.

Drive from Interlaken to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), Freddie Mercury Statue, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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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 your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg, cruise along Gornergrat, and examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Geneva to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

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nights
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. On the 14th (Sat), sample the tasty concoctions at Appenzeller Bier, Brauerei Locher AG, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mauritius Church, then look for gifts at Flauderei, then examine the collection at Museum Appenzell, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Landsgemeindeplatz.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Appenzell trip itinerary tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zermatt to Appenzell. May in Appenzell sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Appenzell

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Landsgemeindeplatz
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Landsgemeindeplatz ©
Landsgemeindeplatz
Appenzeller Bier, Brauerei Locher AG ©
Appenzeller Bier, Brauerei Locher AG
St Mauritius Church ©
St Mauritius Church

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