11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Geneva
— 2 nights
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Interlaken
— 4 nights
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Zurich
— 2 nights

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Maison Tavel and Patek Philippe Museum. Head to Auer Chocolatier and Franz Carl Weber Genevafor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Chateau d' Allaman (in Allaman), Chateau de Rolle (in Rolle) and Tristan Carbonatto Chocolatier (in Bougy-Villars). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bains des Paquis, stop by Chocolaterie Alexandre, get to know the fascinating history of Esplanade de Montbenon, and examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique).

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva journey maker site.

Zurich to Geneva is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Geneva are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral ©
Maison Tavel ©
Maison Tavel
Chateau d' Allaman ©
Chateau d' Allaman

2
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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 5th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, then stop by Laderach, and finally tee off at Golf Club Matterhorn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, look for gifts at Metzgerei Bayard, then look for gifts at Jack Wolfskin Store, and finally see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Geneva to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

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Interlaken

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to HR Giger Museum and Kirche Scherzligen. Get outdoors at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and Trümmelbachfälle. Venture out of the city with trips to Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald), Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres) and Bern (UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern & Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center)). The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
HR Giger Museum ©
HR Giger Museum

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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 11th (Sat), kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, engage your brain at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Altstadt Luzern.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zurich vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. February in Zurich sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Confiserie Sprungli ©
Confiserie Sprungli
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern

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