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
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lake Geneva and Freddie Mercury Statue. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, and admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Geneva travel planner.

Hamburg, Germany to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. 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

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon, Freddie Mercury Statue
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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

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 Barenpark make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern in Bern (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, 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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Parasailing & Paragliding
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken

4
nights
Lucerne

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

To find reviews, more things to do, 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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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

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