15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Geneva
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Zurich
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, make a trip to The Flower Clock, and see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva tour planning website .

Sydney, Australia to Geneva is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Geneva due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Geneva are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Freddie Mercury Statue, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, and see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt travel route planner.

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

3
nights
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.
Step out of Interlaken to go to Grindelwald and see The Eiger Trail, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Interlaken by train takes about 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, The Eiger Trail, Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, & more) and Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and see the interesting displays at Gewerbemuseum Winterthur.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich online travel route planner .

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Zurich, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lucerne, Rhine Falls, Gewerbemuseum Winterthur
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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