10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland tour itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Prague

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For shopping fun, head to Bahnhofstrasse or ARTBOX.GALLERY. Get in touch with nature at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Lake Zurich. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich online trip planner .

Prague, Czech Republic to Zurich is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Schachmuseum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche, and finally take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cool off at Ufschotti Park, then look and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hofkirche.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne journey planning app .

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Wydi. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Tours Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bern, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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.
Get outdoors at Bains des Paquis and Lake Geneva. Patek Philippe Museum and CERN will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Cathedrale de Lausanne (in Lausanne). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre and ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Interlaken in January, expect nights in Geneva to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedrale de Lausanne, Chateau de Chillon
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

Similar Plans

14 days in Europe BY A USER FROM VIETNAM July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 13 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in France, Italy & Switzerland BY A USER FROM QATAR August, teens, kids, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA December, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM OMAN July, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 12 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM CANADA August, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, kids, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM ITALY August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans