24 days in Switzerland Itinerary

24 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geneva
— 3 nights
2
Montreux
— 2 nights
3
Zermatt
— 3 nights
4
Bern
— 3 nights
5
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
6
Appenzell
— 3 nights
7
Zurich
— 5 nights

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Geneva and Bains des Paquis. International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum and Maison Tavel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, and get curious at CERN.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Geneva online sightseeing planner.

New Delhi, India to Geneva is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in September, things will get cooler in Geneva: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Museums Nature
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Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

2
nights
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 11th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Gruyeres Castle, have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, thenexamine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), thencontemplate the long history of Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, and finally see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Montreux holiday planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), Chateau de Chillon, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Chaplin's World, Gruyeres Castle
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Get a sense of the local culture at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and English Church. Step out of the city life by going to The Matterhorn and Gornergrat. There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Gornergrat "Bernhard von Aosta".

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zermatt online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Montreux to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

3
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Harderkulm. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. When in Bern, make a side trip to see Aare Gorge in Meiringen, approximately Meiringen away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, and appreciate the history behind Simsonbrunnen.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bern trip itinerary app.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Bern takes 2.5 hours. In September in Bern, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Interlaken, Aare Gorge, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Escape the urban bustle at Jungfraujoch and Aletsch Glacier. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Eiger, take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall, and hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald online route planner.

You can drive from Bern to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Molitor
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

3
nights
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Get in touch with nature at Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona and Santis der Berg. Get some historical perspective at Landsgemeindeplatz and Kathedrale St.Gallen. Change things up with a short trip to Strandbad Arbon in Arbon (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Mauritius Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Laurenzen.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Appenzell holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Appenzell takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Gallen, Urnaesch, Strandbad Arbon, Landsgemeindeplatz, Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
Highlights from your plan
Museum Appenzell ©
Museum Appenzell
Landsgemeindeplatz ©
Landsgemeindeplatz
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona ©
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and Museum Rietberg. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Bourbaki Panorama. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Kriens (Pilatus Luzern & Mt Pilatus) and Lucerne (Altstadt Luzern, Lake Lucerne, &more). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich visit planning tool.

You can drive from Appenzell to Zurich in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Zurich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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