15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
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Geneva
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreux
— 1 night
Drive
3
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Bern
— 3 nights
Train
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Zurich
— 3 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, then get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Geneva trip builder tool.

Toronto, Canada to Geneva is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in March; daily highs in Geneva reach 13°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

1
night
Montreux

Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, then pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read Montreux trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Montreux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

3
nights
Zermatt

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt online travel route planner.

You can drive from Montreux to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Classes

2
nights
Grindelwald

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 24th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and then stop by Vogts Corner.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Grindelwald takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trips

3
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Bern

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken) and Ambra Minerals (in Murten). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, stroll around Gurten, and identify plant and animal life at Barenpark.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Bern trip website.

Getting from Grindelwald to Bern by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Bern are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

3
nights
Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama, Hofkirche, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Old Town, and shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zurich online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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.