14 days in Switzerland & Chamonix Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland & Chamonix Itinerary

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14 days in Switzerland & Chamonix Itinerary

Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  7​h
1
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Thun, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Chamonix, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

2
nights
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.
You've now added Glacier 3000 to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Geneva day trip tool .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Geneva is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Geneva due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in August; daily highs in Geneva reach 30°C and lows reach 16°C. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Thun.

Things to do in Geneva

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Glacier 3000
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Glacier 3000 ©
Glacier 3000

3
nights
Thun, Switzerland

Thun ©
Thun is a town and a municipality in the administrative district of Thun in the canton of Bern in Switzerland with about 43,783 inhabitants, as of 31 December 2013.It is located where the Aare flows out of Lake Thun, 30km south of Bern.Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.The official language of Thun is German, but the main spoken language is the local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.HistoryThe area of what is now Thun was inhabited since the Neolithic age (mid-3rd millennium BC). Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, Trümmelbachfälle, Nature Park Blausee, and other attractions you added. Change things up with a short trip to Schwimmbad Merligen in Merligen (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Vieille Ville de Thoune.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Thun online journey planner .

Drive from Geneva to Thun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Thun

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Schwimmbad Merligen, Jet Boat Interlaken, Trümmelbachfälle, Nature Park Blausee, Aare Gorge
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Jet Boat Interlaken ©
Jet Boat Interlaken

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You've now added Stanserhorn-Bahn to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: see the top attractions with Stanserhorn-Bahn and then stroll through Mount Titlis.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne vacation builder .

Getting from Thun to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Titlis
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Titlis ©
Titlis
Stanserhorn-Bahn ©
Stanserhorn-Bahn

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bahnhofstrasse as well as FIFA World Football Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at FIFA World Football Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zurich driving holiday tool .

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In August, daytime highs in Zurich are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Chamonix.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

2
nights
Chamonix, France

Chamonix ©
"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Montenvers - Mer de Glace train has been added to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Aiguille du Midi and Vallee Blanche. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Glacier des Bossons and hit the slopes at Domaine des Planards.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chamonix trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Zurich to Chamonix in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Nature Winter Sports
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Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Vallee Blanche ©
Vallee Blanche
Glacier des Bossons ©
Glacier des Bossons

few
hours
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva
You've now added CERN to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get curious at CERN.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Geneva trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Geneva takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Childrens Museums
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CERN
CERN

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