20 days in Switzerland Itinerary

20 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Geneva
— 3 nights
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Vevey
— 1 night
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lauterbrunnen
— 3 nights
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
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St. Moritz
— 2 nights
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Zurich
— 3 nights
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Vieux-Carouge and Chapel of the Maccabees. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, examine the collection at Musee Ariana, get great views at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, and enjoy some diversion at Geneve-Plage.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Geneva trip tool.

Amman, Jordan to Geneva is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Amman to Geneva, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amman in May, expect Geneva to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vevey.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Vevey

— 1 night
Vevey is a town in Switzerland in the canton Vaud, on the north shore of Lake Geneva, near Lausanne.It was the seat of the district of the same name until 2006, and is now part of the Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut District. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon and then take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vevey online trip maker.

Getting from Geneva to Vevey by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Vevey

Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Zermatt

— 3 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and Mountaineers' Cemetery. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, stop by Laderach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Vevey to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Tours · Winter Sports

Lauterbrunnen

— 3 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Explore hidden gems such as Staubbach Waterfall and Aare Gorge. Explore Lauterbrunnen's surroundings by going to Flussbad Schwabis Thun (in Thun) and Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum (in Hofstetten bei Brienz). The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lauterbrunnen holiday builder app.

Drive from Zermatt to Lauterbrunnen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 4th (Fri), make a trip to Kornmarkt, then take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, and then get engrossed in the history at Bourbaki Panorama. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, then get to know the fascinating history of Uferpromenade Weggis, and then see the sky in a new way at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne driving holiday website.

Getting from Lauterbrunnen to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Lucerne are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

St. Moritz

— 2 nights
St.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, then relax in the rural setting at Alp-Schaukaserei Morteratsch, and finally admire the striking features of Chesa Futura. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl and then explore the activities along Lago di Poschiavo.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our St. Moritz travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to St. Moritz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of tram and train. In June, St. Moritz is little chillier than Lucerne - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Zurich

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore hidden gems such as Limmat and Confiserie Sprungli. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, stroll around Lindenhofplatz, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zurich tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from St. Moritz in June, expect Zurich to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.