15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland Trip Planner

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Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive
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Neuchatel
— 3 nights
Drive
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Geneva
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 1 night
Drive
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
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Zurich

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Appreciate the collections at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich and Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum. Get some historical perspective at Zunfthaus zur Meisen and Haus zum Rech. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Glasi Hergiswil (in Hergiswil), Lucerne (The Rosengart Collection, Richard Wagner Museum, &more) and Seebad Mit Strand Am Vierwaldstattersee (in Kuessnacht am Rigi). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall.

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New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Zurich. Traveling from New Delhi in January, you will find days in Zurich are colder (5°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Neuchatel.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Neuchatel

— 3 nights
Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
Escape the urban bustle at Mont Blanc and Lake Biel. Pasquart and Musee d'Yverdon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Neuchatel: Maison d'Ailleurs (in Yverdon-les-Bains) and Omega Museum (in Biel). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Caractere, atelier galerie bijoux et objets contemporains, admire the masterpieces at Centre Durrenmatt Neuchatel CDN, examine the collection at Latenium Parc et musee d'archeologie, and take an in-depth tour of Musée d'art et d'histoire.

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Traveling by car from Zurich to Neuchatel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Neuchatel

Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Geneva

— 3 nights

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.
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum and Collections Baur, Musee des Arts d’Extreme-Orient are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Patek Philippe Museum and Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle). When in Geneva, make a side trip to see Chateau de Nyon in Nyon, approximately Nyon away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee D'Art Et D'Histoire, take an in-depth tour of Maison Tavel, and examine the collection at Fondation Martin Bodmer - Bibliotheque et Musee.

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You can drive from Neuchatel to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montreux

— 1 night
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 3rd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Musee de la Confrerie des Vignerons, then see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, and then browse the exhibits of Musée de Montreux.

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You can drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zermatt

— 4 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Shop till you drop at Laderach and Jack Wolfskin Store. Escape the urban bustle at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise and Pollux. Change things up with a short trip to Office de tourisme de Crans-Montana in Crans-Montana (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School.

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Traveling by car from Montreux to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Tours · Classes

Side Trip

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.