16 days in Switzerland, Germany & Amsterdam Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland, Germany & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
3
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
4
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Port-Choiseul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, look for gifts at DAVIDOFF Geneve, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, thenappreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), and finally have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva online trip builder.

Chamarel, Mauritius to Geneva is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Chamarel to Geneva. Traveling from Chamarel in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Geneva, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Virtual Room ©
Virtual Room
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

5
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Lucerne Station & Chapel Bridge), Interlaken (Heidi's Photo Chalet, Seilpark Interlaken, &more) and Trümmelbachfälle (in Lauterbrunnen). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, have some family-friendly fun at Sim Academy, make a splash at Hallenbad Altstetten, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Geneva to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne, Interlaken, Trümmelbachfälle
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

1
night
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get great views at Main Tower, explore the world behind art at Liebieghaus, thenexplore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at River Main.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Frankfurt trip website.

Getting from Zurich to Frankfurt by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
River Main ©
River Main
Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus

2
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
On the 10th (Mon), get your game on at 60 Minutes - Das Live-Exit-Game, take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark, and finally putt your heart out at Glowing Rooms 3D Schwarzlicht Minigolf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cologne online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Frankfurt to Cologne in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

60 Minutes - Das Live-Exit-Game
Highlights from your plan
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Cologne to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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