16 days in Switzerland, Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland, Spain & Lisbon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
2
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
5
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 12th (Tue), wander the streets of Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

Karachi, Pakistan to Zurich is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Karachi to Zurich is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Karachi in September, expect Zurich to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Mt Pilatus
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

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 14th (Thu): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenget great views at The Cathedral of Bern, and then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Interlaken travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bern, Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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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.
On the 16th (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Geneva. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Bains des Paquis and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Geneva trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with La Boqueria, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, thenwalk around Parc Guell, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Barcelona online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Geneva to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Geneva - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the next day, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, plan for little chillier nights in Madrid, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Toledo
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes ©
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

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nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 23rd (Sat), shop like a local with Avenida da Liberdade, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, thenmake a trip to Belém Tower, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge. On your second day here, visit Chiado, learn the tricks of the trade with Time Out Market Lisboa, thenstop by Alfama, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Feira da Ladra.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Lisbon trip site.

Getting from Madrid to Lisbon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Madrid to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Lisbon, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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