15 days in Luxembourg City, Switzerland & Alicante Itinerary

15 days in Luxembourg City, Switzerland & Alicante Itinerary

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15 days in Luxembourg City, Switzerland & Alicante Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
1
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h
3
Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
4
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
5
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Alicante, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 25th (Sat), make a trip to Place d'Armes, admire the landmark architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then don't miss a visit to Barrio Grund, and finally explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Luxembourg City itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Luxembourg, the closest major airport is Luxembourg-Findel International Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock
Barrio Grund ©
Barrio Grund

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument, & more). Spend the 1st (Wed) in some colorful company at Zoo Zürich. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town (Altstadt), make a trip to Grossmunster, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Luxembourg City to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Zurich, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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nights
Bern, Switzerland

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Interlaken (Funky Chocolate Club Switzerland & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Bergbahnen Meiringen-Hasliberg (in Meiringen). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), pause for some photo ops at Barenpark, and make a trip to Bundesplatz.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Bern tour planner.

Traveling by train from Zurich to Bern takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Interlaken, Bergbahnen Meiringen-Hasliberg
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Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Gurten ©
Gurten

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
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 5th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, then take in panoramic vistas at Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Rothorn, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, then stop by Laderach, and finally fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Zermatt holiday planner.

Getting from Bern to Zermatt by train takes about 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise ©
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

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nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
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 7th (Tue), explore the activities along Lake Geneva. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of St Pierre Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, then ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Geneva itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. In March, daytime highs in Geneva are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Alicante.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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nights
Alicante, Spain

Alicante ©
As Valencia’s second largest city and one of the most well-known along the Costa Blanca, Alicante has an enchanting atmosphere that blends rich history with animated beach life.
Alicante is known for historic sites, sightseeing, museums, nature, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Santa Bárbara Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Palmeral de Elche, make a trip to Explanada de Espana, and appreciate the views at Guadalest Valley.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Alicante trip builder.

You can fly from Geneva to Alicante in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Geneva in March; daily highs in Alicante reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alicante

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

El Palmeral
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Castillo de Santa Barbara ©
Castillo de Santa Barbara
Explanada de Espana ©
Explanada de Espana
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante ©
Museo Arqueologico de Alicante

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