22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Appenzell
— 1 night
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
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Montreux
— 3 nights
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Geneva
— 3 nights
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Bern
— 4 nights
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Grindelwald
— 2 nights
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Lucerne
— 4 nights

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Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Kathedrale St.Gallen, see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, then see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santis der Berg. On the next day, sample the tasty concoctions at Appenzeller Bier, Brauerei Locher AG, stop by Flauderei, examine the collection at Museum Appenzell, then examine the collection at Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte, and finally get outside with Seealpsee.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Appenzell trip itinerary builder tool.

Zurich to Appenzell is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. October in Appenzell sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch ©
Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch
Seealpsee ©
Seealpsee
Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR ©
Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: travel the rails with Gornergrat, trek along 5-Seenweg, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, and see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Appenzell to Zermatt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Glacier Express ©
Glacier Express

3
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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Explore Montreux's surroundings by going to Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)), Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres) and HouseTrap (in Bulle). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, see the interesting displays at Chaplin's World, take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, and pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue.

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You can drive from Zermatt to Montreux in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Swiss Riviera Wine Tours ©
Swiss Riviera Wine Tours
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) ©

3
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Geneva

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.
Geneva is known for nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Geneva trip planning website.

Getting from Montreux to Geneva by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In October, daytime highs in Geneva are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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Bern

Bern ©

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Interlaken (Skydive Switzerland, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, explore the activities along Aare River, and make a trip to Bundesplatz.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bern trip planner.

Drive from Geneva to Bern in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Adventure · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Skydive Switzerland ©
Skydive Switzerland
Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

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Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stroll through Grindelwald-First, then take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and finally stop by Vogts Corner. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and then hike along The Eiger.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

4
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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Zurich (Lake Zurich, Old Town, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, admire the striking features of Markuskirche, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and get interesting insight from Paragliding Luzern.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lucerne online trip maker.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Lucerne sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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