10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip itinerary maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Train to Zurich, Fly to Riyadh

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Geneva

— 2 nights

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 28th (Sat), engage your brain at CERN, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall, and then examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Geneva and then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva itinerary maker.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Geneva is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Geneva due to the time zone difference. In August, Geneva is cooler than Riyadh - with highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Beaches

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 31st (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery. On your second day here, explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, and then get great views at Gornergrat.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Zermatt day trip app.

You can drive from Geneva to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Grindelwald

— 3 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
When in Grindelwald, make a side trip to see Lake Brienz in Brienz, approximately Brienz away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, take some stellar pictures from First Cliff Walk by Tissot, take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald vacation website.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Grindelwald takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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.