15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  16 h
1
Geneva
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Zurich
— 7 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Bangkok

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Chaplin's World and CERN will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Swiss Vapeur Parc (in Le Bouveret). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Geneva trip planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Geneva is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. When traveling from Bangkok in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Geneva, with highs around 30°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Swiss Vapeur Parc, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc

4
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Eiger Trail (in Grindelwald) and The Matterhorn (in Zermatt). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Interlaken online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Geneva to Interlaken takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Geneva in August, expect nights in Interlaken to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, The Matterhorn, Grindelwald-First, Trümmelbachfälle
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Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn

7
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Swimming Pools Unter Letten and Zoo Zurich. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Ufschotti Park, Mt Pilatus, & more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and admire the landmark architecture of Bibliothek Rechtswissenschaftliches Institut.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, daytime highs in Zurich are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Swimming Pools Unter Letten ©
Swimming Pools Unter Letten
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

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