13 days in Switzerland & Annecy Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland & Annecy Itinerary

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13 days in Switzerland & Annecy Itinerary

Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Frutigen, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Annecy, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  18​h
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

4
nights
Frutigen, Switzerland

Frutigen ©
Frutigen is a municipality in the Bernese Oberland in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Get in touch with nature at Lac de Claus and Staubbach Fall. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fondation Pierre Gianadda and Sherlock Holmes Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen (in Lauterbrunnen), Spas & Wellness (in Murren) and Chateau de Tourbillon (in Sion). There's more to do: tee off at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen and make a trip to Lotschberg Base Tunnel.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Frutigen itinerary maker.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Frutigen is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Frutigen. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Annecy.

Things to do in Frutigen

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Sherlock Holmes Museum, Lac de Claus, Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen, Chateau de Tourbillon
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Lotschberg Base Tunnel ©
Lotschberg Base Tunnel
Lac de Claus ©
Lac de Claus
Sherlock Holmes Museum ©
Sherlock Holmes Museum

3
nights
Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Head to Snell Sports and ChaChaChafor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Aiguille du Midi and Lac d'Annecy. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to La Vieille Ville, get outside with Bateaux Toe, and stop by Grand Epagny.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Annecy trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Frutigen to Annecy in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Chamonix, Grand Epagny
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Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Lac d'Annecy ©
Lac d'Annecy
Snell Sports ©
Snell Sports

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Geneva. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Annecy to Geneva takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

2
nights
Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, then get engrossed in the history at Barryland - Musee et Chiens du St-Bernard, and finally examine the collection at Fondation Pierre Gianadda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne, examine the collection at Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then go for a walk through Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, and finally try your luck at Casino Barrière.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Montreux itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Montreux takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lausanne, Martigny, Chateau de Chillon
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Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda

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