14 days in Switzerland, Istanbul & Tbilisi Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland, Istanbul & Tbilisi Itinerary

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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
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Tbilisi, Georgia
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, and finally make a trip to Hippodrome.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Istanbul trip maker tool.

Atlanta, USA to Istanbul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually an 8 hour difference. While traveling from Atlanta, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Tbilisi.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Museums
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
nights
Tbilisi, Georgia

On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Tbilisi is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Narikala Fortress, take in the views from The Bridge of Peace, pause for some serene contemplation at Tsminda Sameba Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town (Altstadt) Tbilisi.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tbilisi trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Tbilisi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Georgia Standard Time (GET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tours · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
Karalashvili's Wine Cellar ©
Karalashvili's Wine Cellar

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Tbilisi to Zurich takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Georgia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. While traveling from Tbilisi, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 41°F. On the 6th (Mon), you're off to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bourbaki Panorama.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip maker site.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

3
nights
Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montreux: Lausanne (The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), Cathedrale de Lausanne, &more) and Gruyeres (HR Giger Museum & Gruyeres Castle). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Chateau de Chillon, stop by O'Coeur des Reves ..., pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Montreux road trip planning tool.

Drive from Lucerne to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Lausanne, Gruyeres, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon, O'Coeur des Reves ...
Highlights from your plan
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

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night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Zurich online tour planner.

You can drive from Montreux to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zurich

Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zurich Succulent Plant Collection ©
Zurich Succulent Plant Collection

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