11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Neuhausen am Rheinfall
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lucerne
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Bern
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Geneva
— 2 nights
End: Geneva

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Mythenquai, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, then take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich driving holiday planner .

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from New Delhi to Zurich, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in September; daily highs in Zurich reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Neuhausen am Rheinfall.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Landesmuseum ©
Landesmuseum
Uetliberg Mountain ©
Uetliberg Mountain

1
night
Neuhausen am Rheinfall

Neuhausen am Rheinfall ©
Neuhausen am Rheinfall is a small municipality best known as home to Rhine Falls, a tourist attraction and Europe's largest waterfall.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rhine Falls. On the 25th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls and then examine the collection at IWC Museum.

Discover how to plan a Neuhausen am Rheinfall trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Zurich to Neuhausen am Rheinfall by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In September, daytime highs in Neuhausen am Rheinfall are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Neuhausen am Rheinfall

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

IWC Museum
Highlights from your plan
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
IWC Museum ©
IWC Museum

1
night
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, see the sky in a new way at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, stroll through Ufschotti Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Markuskirche, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Franziskanerkirche, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche, steep yourself in history at Museggmauer, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and finally wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip planner .

Drive from Neuhausen am Rheinfall to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

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

1
night
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 27th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Central Railroad Station.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bern trip planner .

Getting from Lucerne to Bern by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In September in Bern, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Bern

Shopping Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center) ©
The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern

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.
For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Interlaken sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 25th (Wed), you're off toGeneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Trümmelbachfälle
Highlights from your plan
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva trip maker tool .

Getting from Interlaken to Geneva by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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