11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland vacation planner
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Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bern
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lucerne
— 4 nights
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Geneva — 2 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 sightseeing, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Anglais.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Geneva journey builder app.

Manila, Philippines to Geneva is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Manila in November, expect Geneva to be colder, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bern.
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Bern — 3 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: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux) and Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding, Harderkulm, &more). There's lots more to do: shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus).

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bern online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Bern takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Bern sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.
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Lucerne — 4 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Zurich (Landesmuseum, Bahnhofstrasse, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take an in-depth tour of Bourbaki Panorama, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Lucerne online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bern to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Lucerne sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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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.
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