4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Geneva
— 1 day
Drive
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Montreux
— 1 night
Fly

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Geneva

— 1 day

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 14th (Mon), ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

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Cardiff, UK to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cardiff to Geneva due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Geneva are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks

Zermatt

— 2 nights
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 15th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then fly down the slopes at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, look for gifts at Laderach, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

Montreux

— 1 night
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Freddie Mercury Statue. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the striking features of Chateau de Chillon, then go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, and then appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Montreux trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Zermatt to Montreux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.