14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland visit planner
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Geneva
— 2 nights
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Bern
— 3 nights
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Lucerne
— 3 nights
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Interlaken
— 1 night
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Murren
— 2 nights
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Zermatt
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Geneva — 2 nights

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 6th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are Geneva Cointrin International Airport, Bern Belp Airport and EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.
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Bern — 3 nights

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres) and Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Creux du Van, get some fabulous bargains at Ambra Minerals, enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bern trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Bern in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lucerne.
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Lucerne — 3 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Take a break from Lucerne with a short trip to Titlis in Engelberg, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Mt Pilatus, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi.

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

Traveling by train from Bern to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Interlaken.
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Interlaken — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then explore the activities along Lake Brienz, and then take some stellar pictures from Harderkulm.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip itinerary app.

Take a train from Lucerne to Interlaken in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Interlaken are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Murren.
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Murren — 2 nights

With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then trek along Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, then take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Allmendhubel.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Murren trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Interlaken to Murren by train takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.
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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 18th (Wed): see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise and then explore the activities along Riffelsee. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gornergrat, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and finally see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip builder tool.

Getting from Murren to Zermatt by train takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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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.
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