19 days in Switzerland Itinerary

19 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 5 nights
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Appenzell
— 2 nights
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Bern
— 4 nights
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Montreux
— 2 nights
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Geneva
— 3 nights

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Zurich

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 Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Kornmarkt, &more). There's lots more to do: visit Old Town, make a trip to Katholische Pfarrei St. Peter und Paul, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and take in panoramic vistas at Loorenkopf Aussichtsturm.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Zurich is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Zurich, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Must see
Old Town
4.6
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Must see
Lake Zurich
4.7
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Lake Lucerne
4.8

2
nights
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. On the 15th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santis der Berg, then hike along Witzweg, then admire the landmark architecture of Stiftsbibliothek, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Laurenzen. On the next day, Head underground at Die WildkirchliHoehlen, examine the collection at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, then examine the collection at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mauritius Church.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Appenzell trip site.

Drive from Zurich to Appenzell in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Appenzell can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Appenzell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Mountain
Santis der Berg
4.7
Hiking Trail
Witzweg
4.4

2
nights
Zermatt

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 17th (Tue): have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, then travel the rails with Gornergrat, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, hit the slopes at Trockener Steg, and then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt visit planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Appenzell to Zermatt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive
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Must see
The Matterhorn
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Gornergrat
4.8
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Fun & Games
Clay Shoot Zermatt
5.0

4
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Bern

Bern ©

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Harderkulm (in Interlaken), Hightide Kayak School (in Boenigen) and The Central Church Of Thun (in Thun). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Jungfraujoch, examine the collection at Museum of Communication, get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bern online journey planner.

Take a train from Zermatt to Bern in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Bern are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Bern

Nature · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Jungfraujoch
4.4
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Mountain
Harderkulm
4.5
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Hightide Kayak School
4.9

2
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Montreux

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 23rd (Mon): have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, then take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, then appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, then test your problem-solving skills at HouseTrap, and finally look for gifts at O'Coeur des Reves ....

Plan a trip to Montreux easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Bern to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Cathedrale de Lausanne
4.5

3
nights
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.
Geneva is known for nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Anglais.

Discover how to plan a Geneva trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Lake Geneva
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Patek Philippe Museum
4.2

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