12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Malmo
+2
train + foot + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Zurich
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  4​h 45​min
End: Malmo

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Geneva tour planner .

Malmo, Sweden to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Malmo in July, you will find days in Geneva are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Grindelwald Area.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

4
nights
Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen ©
Jungfrau Region consists of two valleys north of the Jungfrau, a popular mountain-climbing destination standing 4,158 m (13,642 ft).
Get out of town with these interesting Grindelwald Area side-trips: Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding, Hohematte Park, & more), The Matterhorn (in Zermatt) and Mt Pilatus (in Lucerne). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and admire the natural beauty at Alpenrose Landscape Gardens.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grindelwald Area visit planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Grindelwald Area in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Interlaken, The Matterhorn, Mt Pilatus
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Swimming Pools Unter Letten and Zoo Zurich. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Grindelwald Area to Zurich in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Swimming Pools Unter Letten ©
Swimming Pools Unter Letten
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

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