22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Lucerne
— 5 nights
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
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Bern
— 5 nights
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
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Geneva
— 4 nights

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lake Lucerne and Old Town. Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Zurich (Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), Lake Zurich, &more) and Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Chapel Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip maker site.

Valletta, Malta to Lucerne is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Valletta in September: high temperatures in Lucerne hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Molitor in Wengen (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, glide through the air with Paragliding Jungfrau, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grindelwald online trip itinerary builder.

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

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

5
nights
Bern

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Bring the kids along to Parasailing & Paragliding and UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Lake Brienz (in Brienz), Harderkulm (in Interlaken) and Swiss Vapeur Parc (in Le Bouveret). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, don't miss a visit to Clock Tower - Zytglogge, walk around Gurten, and take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bern online trip builder.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Parasailing & Paragliding
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc

4
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Attractions like Gornergrat and Breithorn make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, hike along 5-Seenweg, explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, and explore the activities along Riffelsee.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zermatt trip planner.

Traveling by train from Bern to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

4
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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.
Family-friendly places like Lake Geneva and Cathedrale de St-Pierre will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geneva: Monument to Vladimir Nabokov (in Montreux), Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard (in Finhaut) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock.

Start your trip to Geneva by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Zermatt to Geneva in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard ©
Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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