29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Geneva
— 3 nights
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Bern
— 4 nights
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
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Lenk im Simmental
— 4 nights
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Grindelwald
— 4 nights
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Zurich
— 7 nights
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Geneva

— 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) (in Lausanne) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, stroll around Parc Des Bastions, and appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva route builder app.

Lilongwe, Malawi to Geneva is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Lilongwe to Geneva, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bern

— 4 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Interlaken (Heidi's Photo Chalet, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen (in Unterseen). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and visit Matte.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bern trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Geneva to Bern by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zermatt

— 4 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, classes, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and tee off at Golf Club Matterhorn.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt online road trip planner.

You can take a train from Bern to Zermatt in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Lenk im Simmental

— 4 nights
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Get out of town with these interesting Lenk im Simmental side-trips: Spas (in Murren), Cave La Romaine (in Flanthey) and Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli (in Gimmelwald). There's still lots to do: ski along the peaceful trails at Adrenalin Skischule Lenk, fly down the slopes at Tschentenalp, tour the pleasant surroundings at Skigebiet Betelberg, and let little ones run wild at Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lenk im Simmental trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zermatt to Lenk im Simmental. March in Lenk im Simmental sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald

— 4 nights

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 to go to Wengen and see Minigolf, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, stroll through Grindelwald-First, hit the slopes at Maennlichen, and take a stroll through Alpiglen.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lenk im Simmental to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Zurich

— 7 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seebad Mit Strand Am Vierwaldstattersee (in Kuessnacht am Rigi), Lucerne (Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, &more) and Hoher Kasten (in Bruelisau). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old Town, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zurich road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Zurich, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Switzerland travel guide

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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.