11 days in Switzerland & Evian-les-Bains Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland & Evian-les-Bains Itinerary

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Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Engelberg
Engelberg, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Evian-les-Bains, France
— 2 nights
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights


Engelberg, Switzerland — 2 nights

Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Engelberg Fuerenalp, then pause for some photo ops at Teufelsbrucke, and then cruise along Furka Pass. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Titlis and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Engelberg trip itinerary builder tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Engelberg is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dubai to Engelberg, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in July, with highs in Engelberg at 30°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.
Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature
Side Trips

Interlaken, Switzerland — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, then stop by The Mad Cow, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn, then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village.

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Drive from Engelberg to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Interlaken are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure
Side Trips

Zermatt, Switzerland — 2 nights

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 22nd (Fri): head outdoors with Sunnegga, see what you can catch with Fly Fish Zermatt, then stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt online tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Evian-les-Bains.
Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Wildlife

Evian-les-Bains, France — 2 nights

Évian-les-Bains or Évian is a commune in the northern part of the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.A high-market holiday resort and spa town on the shores of Lake Geneva (Lac Léman), it has been visited, over two centuries, by royalty such as Kings Edward VII and George V of the United Kingdom and King Farouk of Egypt, and celebrities such as countess Anna de Noailles and Marcel Proust.HistoryBirth of an elite spa townThe springs of Evian were still rather unknown at the time of the French Revolution. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lac Leman, then take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau de Ripaille, jardins, vignobles, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gorges du Pont du Diable. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Francois de Sales, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Cinq Sens, then take in the exciting artwork at Palais Lumiere, and finally try your luck at Casino d'Evian.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zermatt to Evian-les-Bains. In July in Evian-les-Bains, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Geneva.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trips

Geneva, Switzerland — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Anglais, then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and finally kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, then view the masterpieces at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

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Getting from Evian-les-Bains to Geneva by car takes about an hour. In July in Geneva, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the flight back home.
Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Switzerland travel guide

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.