15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: Riyadh
Fly:  9 h
1
Zurich
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Interlaken
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
4
Geneva
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Riyadh

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lake Zurich and Bahnhofstrasse. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Grossmunster. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and pick up some new knowledge with Lessons & Workshops.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Zurich is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Zurich is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in June, expect Zurich to be cooler, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Schlosskirche. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Harderkulm and Speed Boats Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Grindelwald (Grindelwald-First & Vogts Corner). There's much more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Interlaken are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
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Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Gornergrat and Hohbalmen. Escape the urban bustle at The Matterhorn and Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise. And it doesn't end there: hike along Murmelweg Wanderung, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip planner.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): cool off at Bains des Paquis and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. On your second day here, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, thenexamine the collection at Chaplin's World, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Geneva vacation website.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. In July in Geneva, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Chaplin's World
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

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