29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Geneva
— 4 nights
2
Bern
— 5 nights
3
Zermatt
— 5 nights
4
Lenk im Simmental
— 4 nights
5
Grindelwald
— 5 nights
6
Lucerne
— 4 nights

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Lausanne (The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), Cathedrale de Lausanne, &more) and Orchidarium (in Prangins). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva trip itinerary planning tool.

Chennai, India to Geneva is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Chennai to Geneva, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chennai in August: highs in Geneva hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Lausanne, Orchidarium
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Palais des Nations, Genève ©
Palais des Nations, Genève

5
nights
Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Brienz (in Brienz), Freiluft- und Hallenbad Boedeli (in Unterseen) and Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding, Kirchhofer - Watch & Trend Shop, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of Bern, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bern visit site.

Drive from Geneva to Bern in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Interlaken, Lake Brienz, Gelmersee, Casino de Montreux, Panorama Rundweg Thunersee
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aare River
Aare River
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

5
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, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, trek along Murmelweg Wanderung, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and explore the activities along Riffelsee.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip planner.

Traveling by train from Bern to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

4
nights
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Explore Lenk im Simmental's surroundings by going to Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke (in Frutigen), Oeschinen Lake (in Kandersteg) and Lauenensee (in Lauenen). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Sibe Brunne, visit Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG, get to know the fascinating history of Historical village of Saanen, and hit the slopes at Tschentenalp.

For reviews and tourist information, use the Lenk im Simmental travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zermatt to Lenk im Simmental. August in Lenk im Simmental sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Adelboden, Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke, Oeschinen Lake, Lauenensee, Historical village of Saanen
Highlights from your plan
Sibe Brunne ©
Sibe Brunne
Oeschinen Lake ©
Oeschinen Lake
Simmenfalle ©
Simmenfalle

5
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Molitor (in Wengen), Murren (Blumental Panorama Trail & 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn) and Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui (in Rosenlaui). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, head outdoors with Air-Glaciers, S.A., and hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lenk im Simmental to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Murren, Molitor, Giessbachfälle
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
The Eiger ©
The Eiger

4
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Zurich (Bahnhofstrasse, Lake Zurich, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, identify plant and animal life at Biosphaere Entlebuch, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and take in the awesome beauty at Rigi.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lucerne trip app.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. In August in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zurich
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

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