17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Geneva
— 1 night
train:  4​h
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
3
Montreux
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Lugano
— 1 night
bus:  4​h
7
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
8
Zurich
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Parc La Grange as well as Chapel of the Maccabees. On the 15th (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Geneva, don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Maccabees, then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, then appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), and finally don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Geneva is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Geneva. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in June, you will find days in Geneva are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are colder (15°C). On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
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 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mauritius Church Zermatt and then don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Zermatt tour itinerary maker site .

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a train to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

1
night
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maison Cailler Chocolaterie. On the 18th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy, see the interesting displays at Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Memorial, then go for a walk through Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Marche couvert de Montreux.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Montreux online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Zermatt to Montreux by train takes about 3 hours. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Lausanne, Castle of Gruyeres, Chateau de Chillon, Maison Cailler Chocolaterie
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri ©
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri

2
nights
Interlaken

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Brienz.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Montreux to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Bern, Lauterbrunnen, Lake Brienz
Highlights from your plan
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) as well as Lion Monument. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at Ufschotti Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Rigi, then take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Peter's Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then look and learn at Swiss Museum of Transport, then take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, and finally get great views at The Nine Towers.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lucerne trip planner .

You can drive from Interlaken to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Lugano.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

1
night
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): make a trip to Piazza della Riforma, take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore, make a trip to Swissminiatur, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lugano, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parco Civico, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Monte Bre. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Sentiero dell'olivo and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Falconeria Locarno.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lugano journey planning site .

Getting from Lucerne to Lugano by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Swissminiatur, Falconeria Locarno
Highlights from your plan
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the activities along Lej Languard.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our St. Moritz journey maker site .

Getting from Lugano to St. Moritz by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lugano in June, with highs in St. Moritz at 21°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pontresina, Bernina Pass
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step out of Zurich to go to Neuhausen am Rheinfall and see Rhine Falls, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Old Town (Altstadt), take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner .

Getting from St. Moritz to Zurich by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Moritz in June: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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