12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bern
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Zurich
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and then admire the landmark architecture of Chateau de Chillon.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Geneva road trip tool .

Mumbai, India to Geneva is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in November, expect Geneva to be colder, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)
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Mont Saleve ©
Mont Saleve
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, step into the grandiose world of Castle of Gruyeres, engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Rigassi by SOON, and finally see the interesting displays at Schweizerisches . On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, see the interesting displays at Kindermuseum Creaviva, then see the interesting displays at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), then admire the striking features of The Cathedral of Bern, and finally view the masterpieces at SOON Galerie.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bern day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Geneva to Bern in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Bern sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Gruyeres
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Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center) ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Kindermuseum Creaviva ©
Kindermuseum Creaviva

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Galerie Wydi and Molitor. Get in touch with nature at Maennlichen and Blumental Panorama Trail. Go for a jaunt from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen to see Lauterbrunnen Church about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Jungfraujoch, get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and delve into the distant past at Weissenau Castle.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Interlaken day trip planner .

Drive from Bern to Interlaken in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Molitor, Lauterbrunnen Church, Blumental Panorama Trail, Maennlichen
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Parasailing & Paragliding
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Take a break from the city and head to Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Mt Pilatus. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Landesmuseum. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and stop by Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Interlaken to Zurich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mt Pilatus
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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