13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 1 night
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Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
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Saint-Luc
— 2 nights
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Bern
— 2 nights
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Geneva
— 1 night

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Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for gifts at Confiserie Sprungli, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then visit Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Limmat.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zurich travel route planner.

New York City, USA to Zurich is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Limmat ©
Limmat

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Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 13th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Axalp, and then snap pictures at Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli and then get great views at Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg.

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Traveling by car from Zurich to Lauterbrunnen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Saint-Luc.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach, Axalp, Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli
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Axalp ©
Axalp
Staubbach Waterfall ©
Staubbach Waterfall
Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli ©
Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli

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Saint-Luc

Saint-Luc ©
Saint-Luc is a village in the district of Sierre in the Swiss canton of Valais. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get outside with Barrage de Moiry, then head outdoors with Lac de Geronde, and then tour in harmony with nature at Lac Souterrain de St-Leonard. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Domaines des Iles, make a trip to Cathedrale Notre-Dame du Glarier, and then play a few rounds at Golf Club de Sierre.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saint-Luc sightseeing site.

Getting from Lauterbrunnen to Saint-Luc by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Saint-Luc

Outdoors · Golf · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sion, Lac de Geronde, Barrage de Moiry, Golf Club de Sierre, Lac Souterrain de St-Leonard
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Lac de Geronde ©
Lac de Geronde
Lac Souterrain de St-Leonard ©
Lac Souterrain de St-Leonard
Domaines des Iles ©
Domaines des Iles

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 17th (Sat), tour along fresh powder with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, don't miss a visit to Riffelsee, and then fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn and then tee off at Golf Club Matterhorn.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip itinerary app.

Explore your travel options from Saint-Luc to Zermatt with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee

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Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Dahlholzli, shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and finally wander the streets of Matte. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Einsiedelei St. Verena and then explore the striking landscape at Taubenlochschlucht.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bern trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Bern in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Bern are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Einsiedelei St. Verena, Taubenlochschlucht
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Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Matte ©
Matte

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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.
On the 21st (Wed), examine the collection at Musee Ariana, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, and then take a stroll through Vieux-Carouge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Bern to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Vieux-Carouge
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Musee Ariana ©
Musee Ariana

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