13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lucerne
— 4 nights
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
3
Zermatt
— 2 nights
4
Geneva
— 3 nights

4
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lake Zurich and Zoo Zurich. Venture out of the city with trips to Zurich (Fraumünster Church, Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), &more). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne holiday maker tool.

Cairo, Egypt to Lucerne is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Cairo to Lucerne, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Cairo in April; daily highs in Lucerne reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Zurich
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tierpark Dahlholzli and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get out of town with these interesting Interlaken side-trips: Bern (Barenpark & UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern). Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, have some family-friendly fun at Seilpark Interlaken, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Bern, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): snap pictures at Hangebrucke, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and then enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Murmelweg Wanderung, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen, thensee the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and finally take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt route planner.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Hohbalmen ©
Hohbalmen

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Lake Geneva and Chaplin's World. Change things up with these side-trips from Geneva: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Musee Cantonal d'Archeologie et d'Histoire (in Lausanne). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, and admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For maps and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva route planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. In April, daytime highs in Geneva are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Chaplin's World, Musee Cantonal d'Archeologie et d'Histoire
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
CERN ©
CERN

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