15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Engelberg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
5
Geneva
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Saint Louis

3
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: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens), Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall) and Gewerbemuseum Winterthur (in Winterthur). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip maker tool.

Saint Louis, USA to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Saint Louis in July, things will get slightly colder in Zurich: highs are around 78°F and lows about 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

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

1
night
Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
On the 22nd (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Lake Trubsee and then hit the slopes at Titlis.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Engelberg sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Engelberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Engelberg are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Engelberg

Nature Parks Winter Sports
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Titlis ©
Titlis
Lake Trubsee ©
Lake Trubsee

3
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.
Step out of Interlaken to go to Grindelwald and see Grindelwald-First, which is approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: get great views at Jungfraujoch, race across the water with a speed boat tour, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken road trip tool.

You can drive from Engelberg to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lake Brienz, Trümmelbachfälle, Grindelwald-First
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

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 scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, tour the pleasant surroundings at Riffelsee, and enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Zermatt trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat

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 29th (Wed): ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, explore the activities along Lake Geneva, and then don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, don't miss a visit to Palais des Nations, Genève, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva online road trip planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Geneva by train takes about 4 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 59°F. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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