15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland visit 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
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Zurich
— 3 nights
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Geneva — 3 nights

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): make a trip to Place Bourg du Four and then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Geneva holiday maker site.

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. Traveling from London in July, expect nights in Geneva to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can 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 winter sports. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gornergrat, hike along 5 Lakes Walk, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, and don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt visit planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to 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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bettmeralp travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Bettmeralp takes 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Alpia Sport + Mode in Wengen (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and explore and take pictures at Harderkulm.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken online trip planner.

Getting from Bettmeralp to Interlaken by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In August, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.
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Zurich — 3 nights

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). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, visit Old Town, and enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip planning site.

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Another option is to 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.