10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Engelberg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Grindelwald
— 1 night
cable car:  30​min
4
Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
5
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
6
Geneva
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h
End: Dublin

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You've now added Landesmuseum to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, then explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, and then shop like a local with Altstadt Luzern.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Zurich road trip planning app .

Dublin, Ireland to Zurich is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dublin to Zurich, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in December, things will get a bit cooler in Zurich: highs are around 5°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

2
nights
Engelberg

Engelberg ©
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 2nd (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Titlis and then snap pictures at Titlis Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Engelberg visit site .

Getting from Grindelwald to Engelberg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In January in Engelberg, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -2°C at night. You will leave for Zurich on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Engelberg

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Titlis ©
Titlis
Titlis Cliff Walk ©
Titlis Cliff Walk

1
night
Grindelwald

Grindelwald
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Engelberg to Grindelwald takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You'll set off for Lauterbrunnen on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Grindelwald

Outdoors Parks Nature

2
nights
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Jungfraujoch, see the interesting displays at Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen, make a trip to 007 Walk of fame - Schilthorn, and admire the sheer force of Murrenbach Waterfalls.

Make your Lauterbrunnen itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Lauterbrunnen is just a stone's throw from Grindelwald. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Schynige Platte, Jungfraujoch, 007 Walk of fame - Schilthorn
Highlights from your plan
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Hohbalmen has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen, then make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip planner .

You can take a train from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Hohbalmen ©
Hohbalmen
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©

few
hours
Geneva

Geneva
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Matterhorn as well as Gornergrat. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn and then grab a seat and go on Gornergrat. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Geneva trip planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Geneva. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dublin in December: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 6°C and lows are around 0°C. You will leave for Zermatt on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Geneva

Nightlife Museums Parks

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