15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Geneva
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Engelberg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Zurich
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Dubai

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.
On the 9th (Tue), view the masterpieces at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Geneva online journey planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Geneva is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in April, expect Geneva to be much colder, temps between 19°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Museums
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

4
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step out of the city life by going to The Matterhorn and 5-Seenweg. There's lots more to do: get great views at Gornergrat, fly down the slopes at Pollux, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen, and stroll through Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zermatt tour itinerary website .

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

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 the city life by going to Parasailing & Paragliding and Harderkulm. Do some cultural sightseeing at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and SOON Galerie. Venture out of the city with trips to Air-Glaciers, S.A. (in Lauterbrunnen) and Bern (Zahringerbrunnen & Galerie Rigassi by SOON). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, play a few rounds at Golf Club Interlaken-Unterseen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche, and get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Interlaken holiday site .

Take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. In April in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bern, Lauterbrunnen, Aletsch Glacier
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

1
night
Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the views from Titlis Bridge and then fly down the slopes at Mount Titlis.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Engelberg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Engelberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Engelberg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Engelberg

Outdoors Nature Winter Sports
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Titlis ©
Titlis
Titlis Cliff Walk ©
Titlis Cliff Walk

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll explore and learn at Swiss National Museum and Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten). Escape the urban bustle at Mt Pilatus and Lake Lucerne. Go for a jaunt from Zurich to Lucerne to see Altstadt Luzern about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt), see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and buy something for everyone on your list at Hauptbahnhof.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Engelberg to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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