14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Lucerne
— 1 night
Drive
3
Obbuergen
— 1 night
Drive
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train
5
Interlaken
— 1 night
Drive
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Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bern
— 1 night
Drive
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Geneva
— 2 nights
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Zurich

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take a stroll through Old Town, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Zurich and then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Zurich road trip planning website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Zurich is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Jakarta in April, things will get colder in Zurich: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Lucerne

— 1 night
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, then admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip site.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In April, daytime highs in Lucerne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Obbuergen.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks

Obbuergen

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Fortress Furigen, then examine the collection at Glasi Hergiswil, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Hammetschwand Lift.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Obbuergen trip planner.

Obbuergen is just a stone's throw from Lucerne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Obbuergen

Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your 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 6th (Tue): examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Fly Fish Zermatt, stop by Laderach, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Castor Mountain, and finally get great views at Gornergrat.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Zermatt day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Obbuergen to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Interlaken

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally look for gifts at Albert Schild AG - Swisssouvenir.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Interlaken journey planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen

— 2 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, see the interesting displays at Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at The Monch, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and then hit the slopes at Riederalp.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lauterbrunnen trip builder.

Lauterbrunnen is very close to Interlaken. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Bern

— 1 night

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at Garuda Massage, then walk around Gurten, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and finally take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bern day trip planner.

Drive from Lauterbrunnen to Bern in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Neighborhoods · Spas · Shopping

Side Trip

Geneva

— 2 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.
On the 12th (Mon), don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Geneva journey app.

Traveling by car from Bern to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Geneva sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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.

Burgenstock travel guide

4.3
Mountains · Observation Decks