11 days in Switzerland, Chamonix & Milan Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland, Chamonix & Milan Itinerary

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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Chamonix, France
— 2 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Virtual Room as well as Room Escape Games. On the 15th (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stop by Chocolaterie Alexandre, then see the interesting displays at Musee Ariana, then see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, and finally get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Geneva journey planner.

Doha, Qatar to Geneva is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Doha to Geneva, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in December, expect Geneva to be cooler, temps between 6°C and 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

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Musee Ariana ©
Musee Ariana
Room Escape Games
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rochers-de-Naye and Queen Studio Experience. Go for a jaunt from Montreux to Nendaz to see Premier Alpine Centre SA about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Vincent, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Vladimir Nabokov, and admire the landmark architecture of Marche couvert de Montreux.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Montreux sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Montreux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Chamonix.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Premier Alpine Centre SA ©
Premier Alpine Centre SA
Rochers-de-Naye ©
Rochers-de-Naye
Freddie Mercury Statue ©
Freddie Mercury Statue

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Chamonix, France

Alpine Capital of the World

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
On the 20th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Musee Alpin, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Michel, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Game Chamonix, then fly down the slopes at Sport 2000 Cham'Sport Aiguille du Midi, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Chamonix Cemetery.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Chamonix day trip website.

Getting from Montreux to Chamonix by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Chamonix

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Escape Game Chamonix ©
Escape Game Chamonix
Eglise Saint Michel ©
Eglise Saint Michel

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt and then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School. Keep things going the next day: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then look for gifts at Laderach, then cruise along Gornergrat, and finally go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt journey planner.

You can drive from Chamonix to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Classes
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Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Laderach ©
Laderach

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, examine the collection at Museo del Novecento, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Marino. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Dialogo nel Buio, get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio, then examine the collection at Gallerie d’Italia, then admire the masterpieces at Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan online attractions planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Milan by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Gallerie d’Italia ©
Gallerie d’Italia

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