16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lucerne
— 2 nights
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
3
Lenk im Simmental
— 1 night
4
Zermatt
— 3 nights
5
Travers
— 1 night
6
Geneva
— 2 nights

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kids will enjoy Lake Lucerne and Rigi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Zurich (Hallenbad City & Zoo Zurich). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, look and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lucerne online holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Lucerne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Lucerne due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in February; daily highs in Lucerne reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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

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.
Bring the kids along to Parasailing & Paragliding and Tierpark Dahlholzli. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) & Barenpark). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, get outside with Freiluft- und Hallenbad Boedeli, and identify plant and animal life at Alpenwildpark.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken day trip site.

Drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. February in Interlaken sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bern, Maennlichen, Jungfraujoch, Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

1
night
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
On the 14th (Mon), tour along fresh powder with Adrenalin Skischule Lenk, thenstroll through Skigebiet Betelberg, and then stop by Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lenk im Simmental online itinerary maker.

Getting from Interlaken to Lenk im Simmental by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Lenk im Simmental can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG ©
Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG

3
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 15th (Tue): travel the rails with Gornergrat, take a memorable tour with Tours, thenmake a trip to Walk of Climb, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally browse the exhibits of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, contemplate the long history of Bergfuhrerdenkmal, and then take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Lenk im Simmental to Zermatt with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Travers.

Things to do in Zermatt

Tours Outdoors Parks
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Travers

Travers ©
Travers was a municipality in the district of Val-de-Travers in the canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Gorges de l'Areuse, don't miss a visit to Maison de l'Absinthe, and then go deep underground at Asphalt Mines.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Travers visit planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zermatt to Travers. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Travers

Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Gorges de l'Areuse, Maison de l'Absinthe
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Gorges de l'Areuse ©
Gorges de l'Areuse
Maison de l'Absinthe ©
Maison de l'Absinthe

2
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.
Family-friendly places like Lake Geneva and CERN will thrill your kids. Explore Geneva's surroundings by going to Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey) and Cathedrale de Lausanne (in Lausanne). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, and make a trip to The Flower Clock.

For ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Travers to Geneva takes 2 hours. In February in Geneva, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Chaplin's World, Cathedrale de Lausanne
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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