22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Meiringen
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Interlaken
— 3 nights
train:  15​min
5
Wengen
— 2 nights
bus:  15​min
6
Murren
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Lenk im Simmental
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
9
Lausanne
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
10
Geneva
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Take a break from Zurich with a short trip to Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Zurich, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Zurich road trip planning website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Zurich is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, expect nights in Zurich to be cooler, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the views from Chapel Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Altstadt Luzern, don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers, then take in the views from Spreuer Bridge, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Rigi.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Lucerne sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Meiringen.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

2
nights
Meiringen

Meiringen ©
Meiringen is a municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): head outdoors with Furka Pass, then take in the views from Trift Bridge, and then explore the stunning scenery at Aare Gorge. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Grimsel Pass, make a trip to Rhone Glacier, and then admire the sheer force of Reichenbach Falls.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Meiringen day trip planning website .

You can drive from Lucerne to Meiringen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Meiringen

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Trift Bridge, Grimsel Pass, Furka Pass, Rhone Glacier
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Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Reichenbach Falls ©
Reichenbach Falls

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Seilpark Interlaken, then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken sightseeing planning site .

Interlaken is just a short distance from Meiringen. In October, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Wengen.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Bern
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

2
nights
Wengen

Wengen ©
Wengen is a mountain village in the Bernese Oberland of central Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake, then trek along The Eiger Trail, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from First Cliff Walk by Tissot and then hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Wengen travel route website .

Wengen is very close to Interlaken. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Murren.

Things to do in Wengen

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Kleine Scheidegg
Highlights from your plan
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake

2
nights
Murren

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to lifeĀ an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to 007 Walk of fame - Schilthorn, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and then take in the awesome beauty at Allmendhubel. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Jungfraujoch and then take some stellar pictures from Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Murren trip itinerary builder site .

Murren is just a short distance from Wengen. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Murren

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Allmendhubel ©
Allmendhubel

2
nights
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Simmenfalle and then hike along Gemmi Pass. On your second day here, glide through natural beauty at Glacier 3000 and then hit the slopes at Wispile.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lenk im Simmental trip itinerary app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Murren to Lenk im Simmental. In October, daytime highs in Lenk im Simmental are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Glacier 3000, Wispile, Gemmi Pass
Highlights from your plan
Gemmi Pass ©
Gemmi Pass
Simmenfalle ©
Simmenfalle
Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG ©
Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 13th (Sun), stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish church of St Mauritius, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, stroll through Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Zermatt online tour planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lenk im Simmental to Zermatt. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

2
nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne, don't miss a visit to Sauvabelin Tower, then see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and finally take in the waterfront activity at Le Port d'Ouchy. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at O'Coeur des Reves ..., pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, then step into the grandiose world of Castle of Gruyeres, and finally see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum.

You can plan Lausanne trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Lausanne in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gruyeres, O'Coeur des Reves ..., Freddie Mercury Statue, Chateau de Chillon
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

Plan my trip to Geneva with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Lausanne to Geneva takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks 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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