14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geneva
— 1 night
2
Lausanne
— 1 night
3
Zermatt
— 2 nights
4
Interlaken
— 4 nights
5
Bern
— 2 nights
6
Basel
— 1 night
7
Lucerne
— 2 nights

1
night
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 24th (Sat), glide through the air with Centre Geneve de Vol Libre – Paradelta, take a stroll through Vieux-Carouge, shop like a local with MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, explore the wide array of goods at Manor Geneve, then look for gifts at La Chocolaterie de Geneve, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Basilica.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva vacation builder app.

Dublin, Ireland to Geneva is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Geneva. Traveling from Dublin in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Geneva: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for Lausanne.

Things to do in Geneva

Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Vieux-Carouge
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MB&F M.A.D.Gallery ©
MB&F M.A.D.Gallery
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica
Manor Geneve ©
Manor Geneve

1
night
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Palais De Rumine, then engage your brain at Museum of Zoology - Lausanne, then make a trip to Vieille ville, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Saint-Sulpice.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lausanne trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Lausanne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Vieille ville, Terres de Lavaux
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Eglise de Saint-Sulpice ©
Eglise de Saint-Sulpice
Vieille ville ©
Vieille ville
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne

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 26th (Mon): go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse and then stroll through 5-Seenweg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): make a trip to Walk of Climb, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the awesome beauty at Oberrothorn, and finally cruise along Gornergrat.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Lausanne to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery
Parasailing & Paragliding
Forest Fun Park Zermatt ©
Forest Fun Park Zermatt

4
nights
Interlaken

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schlosskirche and Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde. Visiting Lauterbrunnen Village and Allmendhubel will get you outdoors. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Via Ferrata (in Murren), Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli (in Gimmelwald) and Brienz (Giessbachfälle & Axalp). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Faulhorn, get the adrenaline pumping with Skydive Interlaken, look for gifts at Vogts Corner, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel to Bern.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Murren, Brienz, St. Beatus Hoehlen, Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli
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Giessbachfälle ©
Giessbachfälle
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village
Via Ferrata ©
Via Ferrata

2
nights
Bern

Bern
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chateau de Neuchatel and Kirche Scherzligen. Head to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Galerie de la Tour de Diessefor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Bern side-trips: Taubenlochschlucht (in Biel), The Collegiale church (in Neuchatel) and St. Ursenkathedrale (in Soleure). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Aare River, head outdoors with Spiezer Rundwanderweg, ponder the design of Mosesbrunnen, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at French Church.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bern trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Bern takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bern are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Basel.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Neuchatel, Kirche Scherzligen, Taubenlochschlucht, Spiezer Rundwanderweg, St. Ursenkathedrale
Highlights from your plan
Aare River
Aare River
The Collegiale church ©
The Collegiale church
Chateau de Neuchatel ©
Chateau de Neuchatel

1
night
Basel

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pharmaziemuseum Universitat Basel and then stop by Basel's Old Town.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Basel travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Bern to Basel by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Basel, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Basel

Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Basel's Old Town ©
Basel's Old Town
Pharmaziemuseum Universitat Basel ©
Pharmaziemuseum Universitat Basel

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Rosengart Collection, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche, then steep yourself in history at Museggmauer, then identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, and finally take a tour by water with Paragliding Luzern.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lucerne road trip planning site.

Drive from Basel to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bad Hirsgarten, Hollgrotten
Highlights from your plan
Paragliding Luzern ©
Paragliding Luzern
Jesuitenkirche ©
Jesuitenkirche
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

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