16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geneva
— 1 night
2
Interlaken
— 1 night
3
Engelberg
— 2 nights
4
Zermatt
— 5 nights
5
Zurich
— 4 nights

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 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, thenexplore the activities along Lake Geneva, and then stop by DAVIDOFF Geneve. Here are some ideas for day two: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll through Bains des Paquis, thenadmire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and finally get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Geneva online day trip planner.

Beijing, China to Geneva is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Beijing to Geneva due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beijing in February, Geneva is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Interlaken.

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
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

1
night
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 25th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, head outdoors with BOHAG Helikopterrundflug, get interesting insight from Tours, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Geneva to Interlaken in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. February in Interlaken sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
BOHAG Helikopterrundflug
BOHAG Helikopterrundflug

2
nights
Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg, take in the views from Titlis Cliff Walk, thenexamine the collection at Tal Museum Engelberg, and finally make a trip to Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Engelberg trip tool.

You can drive from Interlaken to Engelberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Engelberg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Engelberg

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg ©
Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg
Titlis Cliff Walk ©
Titlis Cliff Walk
Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei ©
Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei

5
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Visit Valere Basilica and Ermitage Notre-Dame de Longeborgne for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at The Matterhorn and Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zermatt: Chateau de Tourbillon (in Sion) and Eglise St Germain (in Saviese). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, get great views at Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge, don't miss a visit to Kapelle Gornergrat "Bernhard von Aosta", and take in the spiritual surroundings of English Church.

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Getting from Engelberg to Zermatt by train takes about 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Historic Sites Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Sion, Eglise St Germain, Ermitage Notre-Dame de Longeborgne
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Ermitage Notre-Dame de Longeborgne ©
Ermitage Notre-Dame de Longeborgne
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Grossmunster. Get outdoors at Lake Zurich and Rhine Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Capuchin Friary (in Rapperswil) and Lucerne (Rigi & Lake Lucerne). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Jakob, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Reality Center.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Zermatt to Zurich by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Zurich are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lucerne, Rhine Falls, Capuchin Friary
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Rigi ©
Rigi

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