29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Lucerne
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Murren
— 2 nights
bus:  15​min
6
Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Bern
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Geneva
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
9
Lausanne
— 1 night
train:  30​min
10
Montreux
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
11
Zermatt
— 3 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
When in Zurich, make a side trip to see Rhine Falls in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip maker site .

London, UK to Zurich is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Zurich, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Zurich are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
Highlights from your plan
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Lucerne is known for parks, nature, childrens museums, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, relax and rejuvenate at PALACE Spa, and get outside with Boardlocal - Bikelocal.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Interlaken: Meiringen (Reichenbach Falls & Aare Gorge). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, race across the water with Jet Boat Interlaken, examine the collection at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, and get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Interlaken trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Brienz, Meiringen, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Jet Boat Interlaken ©
Jet Boat Interlaken
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

2
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Grindelwald is known for winter sports, nature, trails, adventure, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along The Eiger Trail, hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald road trip planning site .

Grindelwald is just a stone's throw from Interlaken. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Murren.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kleine Scheidegg
Highlights from your plan
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail
Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake

2
nights
Murren

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch.

To find photos and more tourist information, read our Murren travel route website .

You can drive from Grindelwald to Murren in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Murren

Tours Nature Trails

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch

2
nights
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Lauterbrunnen is known for nature, adventure, outdoors, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, take in the awesome beauty at The Monch, get interesting insight from Skydive Xdream, and admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lauterbrunnen trip builder site .

Lauterbrunnen is just a short distance from Murren. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Monch
Highlights from your plan
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Imboden Bike ©
Imboden Bike

4
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Bern is known for museums, parks, shopping, childrens museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, make a trip to Bundesplatz, take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, and pause for some photo ops at Barenpark.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bern travel planning app .

Getting from Lauterbrunnen to Bern by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) ©
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

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.
Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring at Lake Geneva. There's much more to do: ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis, see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip planner .

You can drive from Bern to Geneva in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Geneva sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can take a train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

1
night
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
On the 20th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Lausanne, examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), and then take in the waterfront activity at Le Port d'Ouchy.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lausanne trip maker website .

Take a train from Geneva to Lausanne in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Montreux.

Things to do in Lausanne

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Le Port d'Ouchy ©
Le Port d'Ouchy
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne

2
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): examine the collection at Fondation Pierre Gianadda, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, then pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally get interesting insight from Golden Pass Railway. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum HR Giger, then step into the grandiose world of Castle of Gruyeres, and then examine the collection at Musée suisse de l'appareil photographique.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Montreux itinerary planner.

Montreux is just a short distance from Lausanne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Gruyeres, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Chateau de Chillon, Musée suisse de l'appareil photographique
Highlights from your plan
Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Castle of Gruyeres ©
Castle of Gruyeres

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, winter sports, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Gornergrat, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and push the limits with Forest Fun Park Zermatt.

Planning Zermatt trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Montreux to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise ©
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

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