28 days in Switzerland & France Itinerary

28 days in Switzerland & France Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
2
La Clusaz, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Megeve, France
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h
4
Chamonix, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Verbier, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Gstaad, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
8
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

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Geneva, Switzerland

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.
On the 1st (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Geneva vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Geneva is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Melbourne in March, with highs in Geneva at 13°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel to La Clusaz.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

3
nights
La Clusaz, France

La Clusaz ©
La Clusaz is known for winter sports, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Esf la Clusaz, get outside with haras Vie Passion, don't miss a visit to Col des Aravis, and pause for some photo ops at Site de Morette.

To see photos and more tourist information, refer to the La Clusaz trip planner.

You can drive from Geneva to La Clusaz in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Megeve.

Things to do in La Clusaz

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Thones, Eglise Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
Highlights from your plan
La Clusaz ©
La Clusaz
Esf la Clusaz ©
Esf la Clusaz
Via Ferrata Yves Pollet-Villard ©
Via Ferrata Yves Pollet-Villard

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Megeve, France

Megeve ©
Megève is a commune in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France with a population of over 4,000 residents. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Megeve: Meribel (Elements Park & La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel) and La Plagne Ski Resort (in Macot-la-Plagne). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Skiprosmegeve, make a trip to Pile Pont Expo, stroll through Les Portes du Mont-Blanc, and contemplate the long history of Le Chemin du Calvaire.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Megeve holiday planner.

Traveling by car from La Clusaz to Megeve takes an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Chamonix.

Things to do in Megeve

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Meribel, Pile Pont Expo, La Plagne Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Les Portes du Mont-Blanc ©
Les Portes du Mont-Blanc
La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel ©
La Folie Douce Meribel-Courchevel
La Plagne Ski Resort
La Plagne Ski Resort

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Chamonix, France

Chamonix ©
"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chamonix: Val d'Isere (HORS LIMITES & Oxygene Ski School Val d'Isere), Oxygene Ski School La Plagne (in Macot-la-Plagne) and Tignes (Tignes Ski Resort & Le Lagon swimming-pool). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Aiguille du Midi, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vallee Blanche, tour the pleasant surroundings at Brevent Cable Car, and get in on the family fun at Domaine des Planards.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chamonix road trip tool.

Traveling by bus from Megeve to Chamonix takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Verbier.

Things to do in Chamonix

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Val d'Isere, Tignes, Oxygene Ski School La Plagne
Highlights from your plan
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Parasailing & Paragliding
Vallee Blanche ©
Vallee Blanche

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Verbier, Switzerland

Verbier
Verbier is a village located in south-western Switzerland in the canton of Valais. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verbier: Martigny (Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Barryland - Musee Et Chiens Du St-Bernard, &more), Sion (RealFly, Valere Basilica, &more) and Cascade de la Pissevache (in Vernayaz). There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Ski Service, witness a stunning natural landmark at Lavey-les-Bains, hit the slopes at Bruson Ski Area, and join the crowd at Karting Extreme Verbier.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Verbier trip maker website.

You can drive from Chamonix to Verbier in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Gstaad.

Things to do in Verbier

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Martigny, Sion, The Thermal Center, Tour Bayart, Eglise St Germain
Highlights from your plan
Verbier 4 Vallees ski area
Verbier 4 Vallees ski area
Ski Service ©
Ski Service
Bruson Ski Area ©
Bruson Ski Area

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Gstaad, Switzerland

Gstaad ©
Gstaad is a village in the German-speaking section of the Canton of Bern in southwestern Switzerland. Change things up with these side-trips from Gstaad: Wengen (Molitor & Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway), Lenk im Simmental (Skigebiet Metsch & Adrenalin Skischule Lenk) and 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn (in Murren). The adventure continues: stroll through Skigebiet Betelberg, trek along Lake Lauenen - Geltenhutte SAC - Lauenensee, and don't miss a visit to Pedestrianised Promenade and Shopping Mile.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gstaad day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Verbier to Gstaad in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Lausanne.

Things to do in Gstaad

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lenk im Simmental, Wengen, 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn
Highlights from your plan
Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway ©
Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway
007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn ©
007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn

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Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique).

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lausanne vacation planner.

You can drive from Gstaad to Lausanne in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Freddie Mercury Statue
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) ©

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nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
On the 24th (Tue), explore the activities along Lake Geneva and then see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at CERN, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, stroll through Bains des Paquis, then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and finally appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Geneva trip simple and quick.

You can take a train from Lausanne to Geneva in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

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