5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Lucerne
— 1 night
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Murren
— 1 night
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Zermatt
— 1 night
Drive
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Geneva
— 1 night
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Lucerne — 1 night

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the striking features of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and finally snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

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Doha, Qatar to Lucerne is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Doha to Lucerne. Traveling from Doha in July, things will get colder in Lucerne: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Murren.
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Murren — 1 night

With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then trek along The Eiger.

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You can take a train from Lucerne to Murren in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 1 night

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 5th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at 5 Lakes Walk.

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Traveling by train from Murren to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Geneva.
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Geneva — 1 night

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 (Wed): admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Anglais.

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Traveling by car from Zermatt to Geneva takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Geneva sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for the flight 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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