16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Lucerne
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Geneva
— 1 night
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
6
St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Zurich (Lake Zurich, Old Town, & more). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip itinerary planning site .

Mumbai, India to Lucerne is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. In December, Lucerne is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zurich
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

1
night
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 19th (Thu), get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Geneva itinerary builder website .

Getting from Lucerne to Geneva by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daytime highs in Geneva are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): hit the slopes at Saas Fee Ski Resort, browse the exhibits of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, and finally don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt road trip app .

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Saas Fee Ski Resort
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then have some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip itinerary builder website .

Take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
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Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Moritz: Old Town Chur (in Chur) and Ski resort Lenzerheide (in Lenzerheide). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, admire the verdant scenery at Engadine, take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the St. Moritz trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Interlaken to St. Moritz by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Interlaken in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in St. Moritz, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lenzerheide Ski Resort, Morteratsch Glacier, Old Town Chur
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz

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St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Val Roseg, then take in the awesome beauty at Piz Bernina, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of Staz (Lej da Staz), and finally enjoy some diversion at Olympia Bobrun. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass, take an in-depth tour of Engadine Museum, steep yourself in history at The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz, then make a trip to Chesa Futura, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Spas

Side Trips

Val Roseg, Bernina Pass
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Lake of Staz (Lej da Staz) ©
Lake of Staz (Lej da Staz)
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass
Val Roseg ©
Val Roseg

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