15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  14 h 45 min
1
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Basel
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
5
Geneva
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 5th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Muottas Muragl, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, and then get great views at Diavolezza. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Piz Nair, take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, and then take in the awesome beauty at Piz Corvatsch.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our St. Moritz road trip planner.

Mumbai, India to St. Moritz is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to St. Moritz due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in March, things will get colder in St. Moritz: highs are around 7°C and lows about -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Morteratsch Glacier
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Piz Corvatsch ©
Piz Corvatsch
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 7th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then take in the views from Chapel Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Lucerne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from St. Moritz in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Lucerne: highs are around 13°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Basel.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zurich
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Basel's Old Town and Gurten. Get out of town with these interesting Basel side-trips: Thunersee (in Thun) and Bern (Mosesbrunnen, The Cathedral of Bern, & more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Fondation Beyeler, see the interesting displays at Jean Tinguely Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to Tinguely-Brunnen.

Plan trip to Basel with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from Lucerne to Basel in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Basel

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bern, Fondation Beyeler, Thunersee
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Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler
Basel's Old Town ©
Basel's Old Town
Basel Paper Mill Museum ©
Basel Paper Mill Museum

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 12th (Thu), hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, make a trip to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, then explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Basel to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat

5
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Mont Saleve and Room Escape Games. Change things up with these side-trips from Geneva: Fondation Pierre Gianadda (in Martigny), Montreux (Rochers-de-Naye, Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, & more) and Lausanne (Place de la Palud, Le Port d'Ouchy, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, stop by Ski Service, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. In March in Geneva, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lausanne, Montreux, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Ski Service
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Mont Saleve ©
Mont Saleve
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri ©
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri

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