20 days in Switzerland Itinerary

20 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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20 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Geneva
— 3 nights
Train:  3​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
3
Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Sedrun
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Zurich
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Mumbai

3
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bains des Paquis and Plage de Port-Choiseul. Get a sense of the local culture at Chateau de Chillon and Cathedrale de Lausanne. Step out of Geneva with an excursion to Freddie Mercury Memorial in Montreux--about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 13th (Fri) exploring at Lake Geneva. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva online trip itinerary maker .

Mumbai, India to Geneva is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Geneva is minus 4 hours. When traveling from Mumbai in September, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Geneva: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Cathedrale de Lausanne, Freddie Mercury Statue, 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

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step out of the city life by going to The Matterhorn and Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mountaineers' Cemetery and Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie". There's still lots to do: get great views at Gornergrat, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, trek along 5-Seenweg, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by train from Geneva to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Aletsch Glacier. Do some cultural sightseeing at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Kleine Scheidegg. Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: SOON Galerie (in Bern) and Grindelwald (The Eiger Trail & First). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken tour itinerary maker website .

Take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. In September in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Sedrun.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Bern, Trümmelbachfälle, Grindelwald-First
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

1
night
Sedrun

Sedrun ©
Tujetsch is a municipality in the Surselva Region in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland.HistoryTujetsch is first mentioned in 1237 as Thiuesch.GeographyTujetsch has an area, of 133.9km2. On the 22nd (Sun), don't miss a visit to Kloster Disentis - Benediktinerabtei and then appreciate the views at Lac de Claus.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sedrun trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Interlaken to Sedrun in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Sedrun

Nature Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kloster Disentis - Benediktinerabtei
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Lac de Claus ©
Lac de Claus
Kloster Disentis - Benediktinerabtei ©

6
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town (Altstadt) and Grossmunster. For shopping fun, head to Bahnhofstrasse or Glen Fahrn 'the Pearl' Zurich. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Altstadt Luzern, Mt Pilatus, & more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Mythenquai, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sedrun to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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