10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 1 night
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Geneva
— 1 night
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Zurich

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Lucerne Station, Chapel Bridge, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich day trip website.

Tijuana, Mexico to Zurich is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. In September, Zurich is little chillier than Tijuana - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Grindelwald

— 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grindelwald tour planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Tours · Wildlife · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): snap pictures at Hangebrucke, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Riffelsee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Stellisee, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, then don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally get great views at Gornergrat.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt trip planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Geneva

— 1 night

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.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva trip planning tool.

You can drive from Zermatt to Geneva in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September in Geneva, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
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.