7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 2 nights
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Bern
— 1 night
3
Montreux
— 1 night
4
Geneva
— 2 nights

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Zurich

Zurich ©

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). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary planning site.

London, UK to Zurich is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Zurich reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

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

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Bern

Bern

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 16th (Wed), get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then explore the activities along Aare River, and finally don't miss a visit to Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bern day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Zurich to Bern in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Aare River
Aare River
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, test your team's savvy at HouseTrap, then appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Montreux trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Bern to Montreux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

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Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Freddie Mercury Statue ©
Freddie Mercury Statue

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Geneva

Geneva ©

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 18th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then look for gifts at DAVIDOFF Geneve. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), walk around Parc Des Bastions, see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Anglais.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Geneva trip maker website.

Getting from Montreux to Geneva by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In December in Geneva, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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