16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Geneva
— 1 night
2
Zermatt
— 3 nights
3
Lenk im Simmental
— 2 nights
4
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
5
Mendrisio
— 1 night
6
Zurich
— 3 nights

S M T W T F S
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bains des Paquis, then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then admire the striking features of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

Plan a trip to Geneva easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Bangkok, Thailand to Geneva is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Bangkok to Geneva, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in January, things will get much colder in Geneva: highs are around 6°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your day by day itinerary now includes 5-Seenweg as well as Alpine Ski School. Your inner history buff will appreciate Parish Church of St. Mauritius and Intercontinental Church Society. Visiting The Matterhorn and Hohbalmen will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Alpine Ski School ©
Alpine Ski School
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

2
nights
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz and then hit the slopes at Skigebiet Metsch. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alprundweg Leiterli and then fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Betelberg.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lenk im Simmental visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zermatt to Lenk im Simmental. In January, daily temperatures in Lenk im Simmental can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Alprundweg Leiterli ©
Alprundweg Leiterli

3
nights
Grindelwald

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Maennlichen. Appreciate the collections at Galerie Wydi and Grindelwald Museum. Explore Grindelwald's surroundings by going to Axalp (in Brienz) and Lac de Claus (in Sedrun). It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grindelwald vacation app.

Getting from Lenk im Simmental to Grindelwald by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mendrisio.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Interlaken, Aletsch Glacier, Axalp, Lac de Claus
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

1
night
Mendrisio

Mendrisio ©
Mendrisio is a municipality in the district of Mendrisio in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.Mendrisio is the seat of the Accademia di Architettura of the university of Italian-speaking Switzerland (USI).The municipality was boosted in size on 4 April 2004 when it incorporated the former municipality of Salorino. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello, then delve into the distant past at Monte San Giorgio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptisterium Riva San Vitale, and finally stroll around Parco delle Gole della Breggia.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mendrisio journey planning site.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Mendrisio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Mendrisio

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Monte San Giorgio, Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello, Parco delle Gole della Breggia, Baptisterium Riva San Vitale
Highlights from your plan
Parco delle Gole della Breggia ©
Parco delle Gole della Breggia
Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello ©
Parco Archeologico di Tremona-Castello

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Popular historic sites such as Old Town and Grossmunster are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Lake Zurich and Lake Lucerne. Step out of Zurich to go to Lucerne and see Lion Monument, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Zurich route maker.

Traveling by car from Mendrisio to Zurich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. January in Zurich sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

Similar plans

17 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES April, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BAHRAIN August, kids, outdoors, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, kids, outdoors, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 20 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM THAILAND October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM VIETNAM October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Switzerland & Germany BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BAHRAIN August, kids, outdoors, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, kids, outdoors, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BAHRAIN August, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM THAILAND March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans