22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Lausanne
— 4 nights
Train:  3​h 15​min
3
Zermatt
— 5 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
4
Interlaken
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

6
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Zoo Zurich and Verkehrshaus der Schweiz. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, The Nine Towers, & more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Old Town, have some family-friendly fun at Parapark Zurich, and make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Zurich is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. In June in Zurich, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Swimming Pools Unter Letten ©
Swimming Pools Unter Letten

4
nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Attractions like Chaplin's World and Swiss Vapeur Parc make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Lausanne side-trips: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Plage de Port-Choiseul (in Versoix) and Geneva (Lake Geneva, CERN, & more). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard, observe the fascinating underwater world at Tropiquarium de Servion, pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, and explore the engaging exhibits at La Maison de la Riviere.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lausanne trip planner .

You can drive from Zurich to Lausanne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lausanne

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Geneva, Chateau de Chillon, Chaplin's World, La Maison de la Riviere, Freddie Mercury Statue
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc

5
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Bring the kids along to Chemin des Planetes and Word Nature Forum - UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch. When in Zermatt, make a side trip to see Ice Pavilion in Saas-Fee, approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, explore the activities along Riffelsee, and take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt travel itinerary planner .

Take a train from Lausanne to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Word Nature Forum - UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch, Chemin des Planetes, Ice Pavilion
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn

5
nights
Interlaken

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.
Family-friendly places like Seilpark Interlaken and Tierpark Dahlholzli will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Interlaken side-trips: Grindelwald (The Eiger Trail & Grindelwald-First) and Bern (Barenpark, Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), & more). There's lots more to do: get great views at Jungfraujoch, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and admire the natural beauty at Alpenrose Landscape Gardens.

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Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. July in Interlaken sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bern, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-First, Lake Brienz
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Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) ©
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus)

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