10 days in Zurich & Geneva Itinerary

10 days in Zurich & Geneva Itinerary

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Zurich
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Zurich

— 5 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll explore and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz and Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte. Old Town and Museum Appenzell are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Zurich to Urnaesch to see Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the exciting artwork at Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in October, things will get cooler in Zurich: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can fly to Geneva.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Geneva

— 4 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Chillon and Cathedrale de Lausanne. Museum-lovers will get to explore Patek Philippe Museum and International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geneva: Museum of Viticulture and Wine (Musee de la Vigne et du Vin) (in Aigle), The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) (in Lausanne) and Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva day trip planning website.

Fly from Zurich to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Geneva, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips