18 days in Switzerland & Annecy Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland & Annecy Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Annecy, France
— 4 nights

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Attractions like Lake Zurich and Old Town make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern, admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church, and explore the activities along Seebad Enge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip planning website.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Zurich is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in August: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich

3
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Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Attractions like Montreux Lakeside and Rochers-de-Naye make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, walk around Promenade Sur Les Quais De Montreux, make a trip to Lake Geneva Marine (Genfersee Schifffahrt), and see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Montreux trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Zurich to Montreux by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Rochers-de-Naye ©
Rochers-de-Naye
Freddie Mercury Statue ©
Freddie Mercury Statue
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©

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.
Family-friendly places like Lake Geneva and The Geneva Water Fountain will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva trip planner.

Getting from Montreux to Geneva by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Annecy.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

4
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Annecy, France

Annecy ©

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Attractions like Lake Annecy and La Tournette make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: make a trip to La Vieille Ville, take in breathtaking views at Terra Canyon, stroll through Plage Des Marquisats, and snap pictures at Pont des Amours.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Annecy travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Annecy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Annecy are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville
La Tournette ©
La Tournette

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