9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland travel route planner

Make it your trip
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Geneva
— 1 night
Drive
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Montreux
— 1 night
Drive
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Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lucerne
— 3 nights
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Geneva

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Basilica, then take a memorable tour with Centre Geneve de Vol Libre – Paradelta, and then see the interesting displays at Musee d'ethnographie de Geneve. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Roman Columns, then explore the historical opulence of Prangins Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Rolle.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Geneva is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in June: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Montreux

— 1 night
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 3rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Vincent and then appreciate the history behind Monument to Vladimir Nabokov.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Montreux trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Geneva to Montreux by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Interlaken

— 3 nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schloss Thun and Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lauterbrunnen Village and Skydive Interlaken. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Interlaken: Zahringerbrunnen (in Bern) and Vieille Ville de Thoune (in Thun). There's still lots to do: savor the flavors at Interlaken Walking Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche, enjoy breathtaking views from Schynige Platte, and fly like a bird with Twin Paragliding.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Interlaken online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Lucerne

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museggmauer and Free Walk Lucerne. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Uferpromenade Weggis and Jesuitenkirche. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Paragliding Luzern, don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers, take an in-depth tour of Richard Wagner Museum, and snap pictures at Spreuer Bridge (Spreuerbrucke).

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lucerne online journey planner.

Drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.