14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland travel planner
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Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lausanne
— 1 day
Drive
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train
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Bern
Drive
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Basel
— 2 nights
Drive
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Baden
Drive
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Lucerne
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zurich
— 3 nights
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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 17th (Thu): examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva journey website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Geneva is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in March, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Geneva: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lausanne.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Lausanne — 1 day

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, then explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World, and then explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lausanne online visit planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Lausanne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 3 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 20th (Sun): see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise and then take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Trockener Steg, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, and finally examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt road trip website.

Getting from Lausanne to Zermatt by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Bern.
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Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and then stop by UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bern day trip tool.

Take a train from Zermatt to Bern in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Bern are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Basel.
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Basel — 2 nights

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Basel trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Bern to Basel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Basel, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Baden.
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Side Trip

Baden

Baden, sometimes unofficially, to distinguish it from other Badens, called Baden bei Zürich or Baden im Aargau, is a municipality in Switzerland. On the 24th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Ruine Stein and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Baden road trip planner.

Getting from Basel to Baden by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the views from Chapel Bridge. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, admire the landmark architecture of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, and finally explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip maker website.

Drive from Baden to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Lucerne are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zurich.
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Zurich — 3 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Family-friendly places like Lake Zurich and Zoo Zurich will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Town, get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, and examine the collection at Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zurich travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Zurich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. March in Zurich sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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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.
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