13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
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Geneva
— 1 day
Drive
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Montreux
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zurich
— 4 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Geneva trip builder app.

New Delhi, India to Geneva is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect nights in Geneva to be little chillier, around 0°C, while days are cooler, around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites · Museums

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nights
Montreux

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Montreux day trip planning app.

You can drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

3
nights
Grindelwald

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Step out of Grindelwald with an excursion to Oeschinen Lake in Kandersteg--about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, stop by Vogts Corner, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Grindelwald online holiday planner.

Drive from Montreux to Grindelwald in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Zermatt

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then don't miss a visit to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, then look for gifts at Laderach, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally snap pictures at Hangebrucke.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip planning tool.

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. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

4
nights
Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama, Lucerne Station, &more) and Elsener Messerschmied AG (in Rapperswil). There's still lots to do: stop by Old Town, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), look for gifts at CIRCLE - The Sustainable Shop, and examine the collection at Musee Visionnaire Zurich.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Zermatt to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Switzerland travel guide

4.6
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.