14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Geneva
— 1 night
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Montreux
— 1 night
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Interlaken
— 2 nights
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Lucerne
— 4 nights
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Appenzell
— 2 nights
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Zermatt
— 3 nights

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Geneva

Geneva ©

Capital of Peace

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 12th (Mon), ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, then take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Anglais, then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Geneva trip itinerary planner.

Milan, Italy to Geneva is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Geneva when traveling from Milan in October, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
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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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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 14th (Wed), explore the engaging exhibits at Chaplin's World, then take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, then appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Montreux planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Montreux

Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Freddie Mercury Statue ©
Freddie Mercury Statue

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and then take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take the plunge with Skydive Switzerland, and then take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken attractions planner.

Drive from Montreux to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Tours · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Skydive Switzerland ©
Skydive Switzerland

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Zurich (Lake Zurich, Lindenhofplatz, &more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lucerne road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Lucerne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Appenzell.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

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Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. On the 21st (Wed), examine the collection at Museum Appenzell, look for gifts at Flauderei, see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, examine the collection at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, then examine the collection at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mauritius Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Appenzell, get outside with Seealpsee, and then Head underground at Die WildkirchliHoehlen.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Appenzell day trip app.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Appenzell takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Appenzell are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch ©
Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch
Seealpsee ©
Seealpsee
Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR ©
Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Alpine Trails (in Visp) and Hangebrucke Furgangen-Muhlebach (in Ernen). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and take in the views from Hangebrucke.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Zermatt journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Appenzell to Zermatt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn

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