18 days in Switzerland & Annecy Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland & Annecy Itinerary

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 7 nights
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 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.
Head to Bahnhofstrasse and ARTBOX.GALLERYfor plenty of shopping. Kids will enjoy Lake Zurich and Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich tour itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Zurich is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Zurich. In August, Zurich is cooler than Riyadh - with highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Shopping · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, learn about winemaking at La Cave Vevey-Montreux, then go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, and finally examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience. On the next day, savor the flavors at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, get engrossed in the history at Musée de Montreux, then view the masterpieces at Plexus Art Gallery, then go for a stroll along the water at Lake Geneva Marine (Genfersee Schifffahrt), and finally appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Montreux online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Montreux takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries
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Corniche Lavaux Vineyards ©
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards
Rochers-de-Naye ©
Rochers-de-Naye
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 Patek Philippe Museum will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis, and stroll through Plage de Port-Choiseul.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Geneva road trip planning site.

You can drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, daytime highs in Geneva are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Annecy.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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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.
Family-friendly places like Lake Annecy and Plage Des Marquisats will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to La Vieille Ville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, put a fun spin on your tour with Mysteres du Lac, and take in the awesome beauty at Semnoz.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Annecy online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Geneva to Annecy in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Annecy, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville
La Tournette ©
La Tournette

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