15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip itinerary planner
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Geneva
— 3 nights
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bettmeralp
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Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive
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Zurich
— 3 nights
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Geneva — 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Place Bourg du Four and then get great views at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Geneva trip maker tool.

London, UK to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Geneva. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Geneva hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 4 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for sightseeing, nature, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Gornergrat, explore the activities along Riffelsee, don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt road trip planning website.

You can drive from Geneva to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Bettmeralp.
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Bettmeralp

Bettmeralp is a municipality in the district of Raron in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. On the 2nd (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bettmeralp trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Zermatt to Bettmeralp in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or 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.
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Interlaken — 4 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from Interlaken to Wengen to see Alpia Sport + Mode about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, get great views at Harderkulm, and admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Bettmeralp to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zurich.
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Zurich — 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planning tool.

Drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Zurich, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) 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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