22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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

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Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Appenzell: Heiden (Witzweg & Kirchturm Heiden). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Seealpsee, admire the striking features of Stiftsbibliothek, take in the awesome beauty at Santis der Berg, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kathedrale St.Gallen.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Appenzell trip planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Appenzell is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Reykjavik in October, with highs in Appenzell at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

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Outdoor Activity
Seealpsee
4.9

4
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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Zurich (Lake Zurich, Old Town, &more). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, look and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, take a tour by water with Paragliding Luzern, and snap pictures at Chapel Bridge.

To see where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne road trip planning tool.

Drive from Appenzell to Lucerne in 2 hours. November in Lucerne sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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Must see
Lake Zurich
4.7
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Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6
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Must see
Mt Pilatus
4.7

3
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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.
Grindelwald is known for winter sports, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, and stroll through Grindelwald-First.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grindelwald journey maker app.

You can drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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Aletsch Glacier
4.8
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World heritage site
Jungfraujoch
4.4
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Ski Area
Grindelwald-First
4.6

4
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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: stop by UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take in panoramic vistas at Prison Tower (Kafigturm), browse the eclectic array of goods at Federal Building (Bundeshaus), and make a trip to Bundesplatz.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bern trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

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Mountain
Harderkulm
4.5

3
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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: cruise along Gornergrat, trek along 5-Seenweg, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Bern to Zermatt by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Must see
The Matterhorn
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Gornergrat
4.8
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Rail Tour
Glacier Express
3.8

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Chaplin's World, take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, then appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Montreux driving holiday planner.

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 up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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Children’s Museum
Chaplin's World
4.7

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.
Step out of Geneva to go to Lausanne and see The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, and admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva travel route builder site.

Drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November in Geneva, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Must see
Lake Geneva
4.7

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