14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 6 nights
Drive
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Lausanne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Interlaken
— 5 nights
Train to Genève-Aéroport, Fly to Riyadh

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Zurich

— 6 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Landesmuseum. Visit Fraumünster Church and Grossmunster for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Hofkirche, Altstadt Luzern, &more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip website.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Zurich is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Riyadh to Zurich, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in July; daily highs in Zurich reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Lausanne

— 2 nights

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Chaplin's World, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, then stop by O'Coeur des Reves ..., and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de Lausanne, then see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Palud, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Juraparc.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lausanne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Lausanne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Interlaken

— 5 nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at The Matterhorn and Parasailing & Paragliding. Kids will enjoy UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Speed Boats Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis (in Zermatt) and Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, have some family-friendly fun at Adventure Park Seilpark Interlaken, take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, and pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Interlaken online holiday planner.

Drive from Lausanne to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.