12 days in Switzerland, Chamonix & Milan Itinerary

12 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
— 2 nights

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Geneva, Switzerland

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Virtual Room as well as Room Escape Games. On the 15th (Tue), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, stop by Chocolaterie Alexandre, then see the interesting displays at Musee Ariana, then examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de St-Pierre. On the next day, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Geneva online sightseeing 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. In December, Geneva is much colder than Doha - with highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Thu) before leaving for Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chocolaterie Alexandre
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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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Rochers-de-Naye and Montreux Lakeside. Go for a jaunt from Montreux to Nendaz to see Premier Alpine Centre SA about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato di Natale di Montreux (Montreux Noel), see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, and test your team's savvy at Escape Montreux.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Montreux online holiday planner.

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

Things to do in Montreux

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Premier Alpine Centre SA
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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

"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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Musee Alpin, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Michel, visit Escape Game Chamonix, then hit the slopes at Sport 2000 Cham'Sport Aiguille du Midi, and finally stroll the grounds of Chamonix Cemetery.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chamonix online trip planner.

You can drive from Montreux to Chamonix in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours
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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): enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt and then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stop by Laderach, then take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zermatt itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Zermatt takes 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 · Classes
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Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Laderach ©
Laderach

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Duomo Vecchio di Brescia and Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro. Venture out of the city with trips to Brescia (Museo di Santa Giulia, Brescia Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, make a trip to Dialogo nel Buio, examine the collection at Gallerie d’Italia, and admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Milan journey maker app.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Milan in 4 hours. Other options are to 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 up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Brescia
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Duomo Vecchio di Brescia ©
Duomo Vecchio di Brescia
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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