18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland Trip Planner

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Zurich
— 4 nights
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Appenzell
— 4 nights
Drive
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St. Moritz
— 5 nights
Drive
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Geneva
— 3 nights
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Zurich

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) and Zunfthaus zur Meisen. Let the collections at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich and Detonation capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum (in Bern), Museum Kloster Sankt Georgen (in Stein am Rhein) and Seebad Eich (in Eich). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Zurich, stroll through Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, contemplate the waterfront views at Seebad Katzensee, and take an in-depth tour of Haus zum Rech.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip maker website.

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Zurich is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in May, expect Zurich to be much colder, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Appenzell

— 4 nights
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Visit Heididorf and Kathedrale St.Gallen for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch and Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte. Get out of town with these interesting Appenzell side-trips: Saurer Museum (in Arbon), Wildpark Peter & Paul (in St. Gallen) and Greisinger Museum (in Jenins). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR.

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

Traveling by car from Zurich to Appenzell takes 1.5 hours. In May in Appenzell, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St. Moritz

— 5 nights
St.
You'll explore and learn at Segantini Museum and Centro Visitatori AlpTransit San Gottardo. Get outdoors at Splugen Pass and Lenzerheide Ski Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Moritz: Alpen Arena (in Flims), Parco delle Gole della Breggia (in Morbio Inferiore) and Landwasser Viaduct (in Filisur). There's more to do: stroll through Skischule Corvatsch.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the St. Moritz day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Appenzell to St. Moritz takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Appenzell in May, things will get slightly colder in St. Moritz: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Geneva.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Geneva

— 3 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Get some cultural insight at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum and Collections Baur, Musee des Arts d’Extreme-Orient. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde and Maison Tavel. Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Montreux (Corniche Lavaux Vineyards & Musée de Montreux). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis and get engrossed in the history at Musee D'Art Et D'Histoire.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Geneva tour planner.

Drive from St. Moritz to Geneva in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Moritz in May: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.