10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland sightseeing planner

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Geneva
— 1 day
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train
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Interlaken
— 1 day
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive
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Flims
— 1 night
Drive
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Zernez
— 1 night
Drive
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Appenzell
— 1 night
Drive
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Zurich
Drive
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bern
— 1 day
Drive
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Geneva

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Geneva

— 1 day

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.
On the 15th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake Geneva and then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Geneva holiday maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Geneva. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 16th (Tue), get great views at Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Interlaken

— 1 day
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.
On the 17th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church, then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, then look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken online trip planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Grindelwald

— 2 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, then hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, then stroll through Bodmi Arena, and finally explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read Grindelwald trip itinerary maker tool.

Grindelwald is just a stone's throw from Interlaken. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Flims.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Flims

— 1 night
Flims is a municipality in the Imboden Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. On the 19th (Fri), head outdoors with Trutg dil Flem, identify plant and animal life at Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, then take an in-depth tour of Das Gelbe Haus Flims, then hit the slopes at Alpen Arena, and finally explore the activities along Caumasee.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Flims trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Flims takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zernez.

Things to do in Flims

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

Zernez

— 1 night
Zernez is a village and a municipality in the Engiadina Bassa/Val Müstair Region in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. On the 20th (Sat), see the interesting displays at National Park Centre, then make a trip to Munt-la-Schera-Tunnel, then wander the wide-open spaces of Engadin River Ranch, and finally examine the collection at Cafe Badilatti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test the waters at Bogn Engiadina Scuol, then get outside with Bergbahnen Motta Naluns, and then admire the striking features of Church of Guarda.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zernez trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Flims to Zernez takes 2 hours. In March in Zernez, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zernez

Museums · Outdoors · Spas · Baths

Side Trips

Appenzell

— 1 night
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Appenzell trip planner.

You can drive from Zernez to Appenzell in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Zernez in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Appenzell: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 1°C at night. On the 22nd (Mon), you're off to Zurich.

Things to do in Appenzell

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports

Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and then make a trip to Bahnhofstrasse.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zurich vacation planning app.

You can drive from Appenzell to Zurich in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Lucerne

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lucerne online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Bern

— 1 day

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Gurten, look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Bern online road trip planner.

Getting from Lucerne to Bern by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Bern, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Wildlife

Geneva

Capital of Peace

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Geneva trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bern to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Geneva

Nightlife · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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.