12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Riva San Vitale
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  16 h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get in touch with nature at Mt Pilatus and Lake Zurich. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Grossmunster. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, examine the collection at Musee Visionnaire Zurich, and admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich road trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get much colder in Zurich: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Parasailing & Paragliding and Aletsch Glacier. Take a break from Interlaken with a short trip to Aare Gorge in Meiringen, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, race across the water with a speed boat tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, and appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Riva San Vitale.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Aare Gorge, Aletsch Glacier
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

1
night
Riva San Vitale

Riva San Vitale ©
Riva San Vitale is a municipality in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland, located in the district of Mendrisio.HistoryRiva San Vitale is first mentioned in 774 as Primo Sobenno. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptisterium Riva San Vitale, take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Giorgio, thenengage your brain at Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Vincenzo Vela, and finally explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Riva San Vitale tour planner.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Riva San Vitale takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Riva San Vitale

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Museo Vincenzo Vela, Monte San Giorgio, Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio, Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello
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Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello ©
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello
Museo Vincenzo Vela ©
Museo Vincenzo Vela

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Get some historical perspective at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie" and Mountaineers' Cemetery. Get some cultural insight at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and Parish Church of St. Mauritius. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Gornergrat, hit the slopes at Trockener Steg, pick up some new knowledge with Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, and take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt sightseeing planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Riva San Vitale to Zermatt with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

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