15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Andermatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
5
Montreux
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
6
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Zurich

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Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Rosengart Collection and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Get a sense of the local culture at Glasi Hergiswil and Altstadt Luzern. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Lion Monument & Verkehrshaus der Schweiz). There's lots more to do: stop by Maurice de Mauriac, kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and contemplate the waterfront views at Seebad Katzensee.

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If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airports are Zürich Airport, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and Bern Belp Airport. In October, daytime highs in Zurich are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Andermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Lucerne, Glasi Hergiswil
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Glasi Hergiswil ©
Glasi Hergiswil
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

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Andermatt

Andermatt ©
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale del San Gottardo, see the interesting displays at Sasso San Gottardo, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Claus. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Furka Pass, pause for some photo ops at Teufelsbrucke, then examine the collection at Talmuseum Ursern, and finally make a trip to Kloster Disentis - Benediktinerabtei.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Andermatt journey builder tool .

You can drive from Zurich to Andermatt in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Andermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Airolo, Kloster Disentis - Benediktinerabtei, Lac de Claus, Furka Pass
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Sasso San Gottardo ©
Sasso San Gottardo
Teufelsbrucke ©
Teufelsbrucke
Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass

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Interlaken

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Harderkulm. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Wengen (Central Sport & Alpia Sport + Mode) and Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet and take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken visit planning site .

Traveling by car from Andermatt to Interlaken takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Interlaken are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Wengen, Trümmelbachfälle, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, Grindelwald-First, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
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Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Parasailing & Paragliding
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): get outside with Alpenwild, then enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, and finally take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Jack Wolfskin Store, look for gifts at Laderach, then stop by Metzgerei Bayard, then don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip site .

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Shopping
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Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery
Laderach ©
Laderach
Metzgerei Bayard ©
Metzgerei Bayard

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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum HR Giger and Fondation Pierre Gianadda. Your inner history buff will appreciate Esplanade de Montbenon and Chateau de Chillon. Explore Montreux's surroundings by going to Castle of Gruyeres (in Gruyeres), Fribourg Centre (in Fribourg) and Ambra Minerals (in Murten). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut, take a memorable tour with Chemin de fer-musée Blonay-Chamby, look for gifts at Maison de l'Etivaz, and see the interesting displays at Musee de la Confrerie des Vignerons.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Montreux online road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Montreux takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lausanne, Gruyeres, Musee Alexis Forel, Musee de la Confrerie des Vignerons, Tristan Carbonatto Chocolatier
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Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Museum HR Giger ©
Museum HR Giger
Collection de l'Art Brut ©
Collection de l'Art Brut

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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.
On the 1st (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, then look for gifts at Franz Carl Weber Geneva, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, and finally get curious at CERN. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral, explore the galleries of Maison Tavel, then stop by Chocolaterie Alexandre, then learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle), and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Geneva trip site .

You can take a train from Montreux to Geneva in an hour. Another option is to drive. In October in Geneva, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Chocolaterie Alexandre
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