32 days in Switzerland & Chamonix Itinerary

32 days in Switzerland & Chamonix Itinerary

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Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Bulle, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Charmey, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Chamonix, France
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Adelboden, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Kandersteg, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Murren, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Wengen, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Appenzell, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Bern, Switzerland

— 2 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Ambra Minerals (in Murten), Musee du Tram (in Boudry) and Roman Wall (in Avenches). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Creux du Van, steep yourself in history at Wartenberg, explore the world behind art at Fondation Beyeler, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Garuda Massage.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Bern road trip website.

Berlin, Germany to Bern is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bulle.

Things to do in Bern

Shopping · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:

Bulle, Switzerland

— 1 night
Bulle is a municipality in the district of Gruyère in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pisciculture de la Gruyere, then head outdoors with Ile d'Ogoz, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Massages-Deforel. Ch.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bulle trip maker app.

You can drive from Bern to Bulle in an hour. In March in Bulle, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Charmey.

Things to do in Bulle

Spas · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:

Charmey, Switzerland

— 1 night
Charmey is a former municipality in the district of Gruyère in the canton of Fribourg in Switzerland. On the 27th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Charmey Aventures.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Charmey online tour builder.

Charmey is just a short distance from Bulle. In March, daytime highs in Charmey are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Charmey

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 27:

Montreux, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Venture out of the city with trips to Premier Alpine Centre SA (in Nendaz) and Verbier (Ski Service & Bruson Ski Area). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, admire the landmark architecture of Marche couvert de Montreux, explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World, and appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Montreux trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Charmey to Montreux takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Wineries

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Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:

Geneva, Switzerland

— 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.
Geneva is known for nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, make a trip to The Flower Clock, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Geneva online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Geneva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:

Chamonix, France

— 3 nights

Alpine Capital of the World

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chamonix: Megeve (Skiprosmegeve, Chapelle Sainte Anne (Dite des Penitents), &more) and Eglise Notre Dame de la Gorge (in Les Contamines-Montjoie). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Aiguille du Midi, fly down the slopes at Vallee Blanche, stroll the grounds of Chamonix Cemetery, and get great views at Brevent Cable Car.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Chamonix holiday maker app.

Getting from Geneva to Chamonix by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): see what you can catch with Fly Fish Zermatt, then stop by Laderach, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Castor Mountain, and finally get great views at Gornergrat.

Plan trip to Zermatt with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Adelboden.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:

Adelboden, Switzerland

— 1 night
Adelboden is a mountain village and a municipality in Switzerland, located in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the Bernese Highlands.GeographyAdelboden lies in the west of the Bernese Highlands, at the end of the valley of the river Entschlige (High German: Engstlige), which flows in Frutigen into the Kander.Adelboden is a traditional Swiss mountain village on a terrace looking south to the Engstligen waterfalls. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): hit the slopes at Tschentenalp, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trottiland, fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Metsch, then look for gifts at Trummer Woodcarving, and finally hit the slopes at Adelboden.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Adelboden trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Adelboden with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Kandersteg.

Things to do in Adelboden

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

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Find places to stay Apr 7 — 8:

Kandersteg, Switzerland

— 1 night
Kandersteg is a municipality in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. On the 9th (Fri), stroll through Rodelbahn Oeschinensee, make a trip to Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke, and then trek along Gemmi Pass.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kandersteg online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Adelboden to Kandersteg in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Murren.

Things to do in Kandersteg

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

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Find places to stay Apr 8 — 9:

Murren, Switzerland

— 1 night
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, then trek along Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, then take in the awesome beauty at Allmendhubel, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Murren road trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kandersteg to Murren. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Wengen.

Things to do in Murren

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:

Wengen, Switzerland

— 1 night
Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stop by Molitor, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, then tee off at Minigolf, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Wengen trip planning site.

Take a bus from Murren to Wengen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to take a combination of to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Wengen

Outdoors · Golf · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:

Grindelwald, Switzerland

— 1 night

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 12th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, then fly down the slopes at Maennlichen, then stop by Vogts Corner, and finally explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grindelwald tour builder.

Grindelwald is very close to Wengen. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:

Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

— 2 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 13th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and then get engrossed in the history at Lotschentaler Museum. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Riederalp, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Burgkirche Raron.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lauterbrunnen travel planner.

Lauterbrunnen is just a short distance from Grindelwald. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Nature · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Brienz, examine the collection at Artilleriewerk Faulensee, then cruise along BOHAG Helikopterrundflug, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Interlaken travel route app.

Interlaken is just a short distance from Lauterbrunnen. In April in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, then admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station, then take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and finally appreciate the history behind Lion Monument. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche and then hit the slopes at Titlis.

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You can drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Lucerne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Appenzell.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:

Appenzell, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Appenzell: Trutg dil Flem (in Flims), Arosa Ski Resort (in Arosa) and Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus). There's much more to do: trek along Witzweg, get to know the fascinating history of Landsgemeindeplatz, see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lillyweg.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Appenzell trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Appenzell takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Appenzell are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Appenzell

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Zurich is known for nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, and stop by CIRCLE - The Sustainable Shop.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zurich online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Appenzell to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.

La Gruyere travel guide

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Castles · Specialty Museums · Room Escape Games
The predominantly French-speaking district of La Gruyère is perhaps best known for its cheese so well-loved around the world. Dotted with small towns, including Gruyères, home of this famous Swiss cheese and a spectacular castle, the area offers culinary, cultural, and natural attractions. The capital Bulle features interesting museums, while the countryside offers year-round outdoor adventures. If you visit La Gruyère, save room for a fondue of Gruyère and Vacherin cheeses, as well as the chocolates from the local chocolaterie.