23 days in Switzerland Itinerary

23 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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23 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Zurich
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Interlaken
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Zermatt
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
5
Geneva
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Sao Paulo

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Take a break from the city and head to Arosa Ski Resort and Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona. Discover out-of-the-way places like Niederdorf and Spas. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: The Rosengart Collection (in Lucerne) and Seebad Eich (in Eich). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Zurich day trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Zurich, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Zurich is cooler than Sao Paulo - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

The Rosengart Collection, Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, Seebad Eich, Arosa Ski Resort
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Niederdorf
Niederdorf
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona ©
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona

2
nights
St. Moritz

St.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Schellen Ursli Path, head outdoors with Sentiero dei fiori di Heidi, and then get great views at Muottas Muragl. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then contemplate the long history of The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz, then don't miss a visit to Chesa Futura, and finally explore the world behind art at Berry Museum.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the St. Moritz trip planner .

Drive from Zurich to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zurich in April: high temperatures in St. Moritz hover around 12°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Outdoors Spas Museums
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Spas
The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz ©
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken and Aletsch Glacier. Visiting Lauterbrunnen Village and Maennlichen will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, stop by Swiss Mountain Market Unique Regional Souvenirs, and admire the sheer force of Murrenbach Waterfalls.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken holiday planner.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Interlaken in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from St. Moritz in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Interlaken: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Aletsch Glacier, Maennlichen
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Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

5
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Matterhorn Ski Paradise and 5-Seenweg. Get outdoors at The Matterhorn and Riffelsee. Go for a jaunt from Zermatt to Anniviers to see Barrage de Moiry about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, look for gifts at Laderach, fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg, and have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt.

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Barrage de Moiry
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Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee

5
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bains des Paquis and Grottes de Vallorbe. Visiting Villars-Gryon Ski Center and Lavaux Vineyard Terraces will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Vieille ville (in Cossonay), Gorges de l'Areuse (in Boudry) and l'Arboretum National du Vallon de l'Aubonne (in Aubonne). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Vieux-Carouge, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Palud, and take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Geneva travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Geneva takes 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 12th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

l'Arboretum National du Vallon de l'Aubonne, Place de la Palud, Villars-Gryon Ski Center, Vieille ville, Vieux-Carouge
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Grottes de Vallorbe ©
Grottes de Vallorbe
Vieux-Carouge ©
Vieux-Carouge
Lavaux Vineyard Terraces ©
Lavaux Vineyard Terraces

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