13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 4 nights
2
Grindelwald
— 1 night
3
Bern
— 3 nights
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
5
Geneva
— 2 nights

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Lucerne Station, Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and take a stroll through Old Town.

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Cairo, Egypt to Zurich is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairo in February; daily highs in Zurich reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

1
night
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Grindelwald trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Kleine Scheidegg ©
Kleine Scheidegg

3
nights
Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken), Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). There's lots more to do: shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, admire the local landmark of Mosesbrunnen, admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), and identify plant and animal life at Barenpark.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bern trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Bern can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Freddie Mercury Statue, Chateau de Chillon
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Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 10th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take some stellar pictures from Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, thenexplore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally enjoy the views from Gornergrat.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Zermatt trip planner.

Take a train from Bern to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): make a trip to The Flower Clock and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Palais des Nations, Genève, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

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You can take a train from Zermatt to Geneva in 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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