10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hamburg
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Lucerne
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Hamburg

2
nights
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.
Explore Geneva's surroundings by going to Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux), Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, and get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Geneva travel planner.

Hamburg, Germany to Geneva is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Geneva are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Freddie Mercury Statue, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

3
nights
Interlaken

Interlaken ©
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.
Attractions like Tierpark Dahlholzli and Seilpark Interlaken make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Bern (Barenpark & UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip builder.

Getting from Geneva to Interlaken by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Bern, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli

4
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Bring the kids along to Verkehrshaus der Schweiz and Zoo Zurich. Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Zurich (Old Town, Lake Zurich, &more). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Interlaken to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Zurich
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Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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