29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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29 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Geneva
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Bern
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Murren
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Lenk im Simmental
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Zermatt
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Appenzell
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Zurich
— 6 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Dubai

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.
Kids will enjoy CERN and Bains des Paquis. Venture out of the city with trips to Swiss Vapeur Parc (in Le Bouveret), La Maison de la Riviere (in Tolochenaz) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, make a trip to Chapel of the Maccabees, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Geneva trip builder .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Geneva is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Geneva due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in March, expect Geneva to be colder, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

La Maison de la Riviere, Palace of Justice, Swiss Vapeur Parc, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc
CERN
CERN

4
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Chaplin's World and Bernaqua | Water Park | Fitness | Wellness. Step out of Bern to go to Basel and see Zoo Basel, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Dahlholzli, explore the activities along Aare River, take in panoramic vistas at Gurten, and wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Bern online vacation planner .

Getting from Geneva to Bern by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Bern are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Murren.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Zoo Basel, Papiliorama, Chaplin's World
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Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Zoo Basel ©
Zoo Basel

3
nights
Murren

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Get out of town with these interesting Murren side-trips: Molitor (in Wengen) and Lauterbrunnen (Air-Glaciers, S.A., Trümmelbachfälle, & more). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, and trek along North face Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Murren day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Bern to Murren takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Murren

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Molitor, Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

3
nights
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Skigebiet Betelberg and Maison De La Nature. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lenk im Simmental: Trottiland (in Adelboden), Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke (in Frutigen) and Premier Alpine Centre SA (in Nendaz). The adventure continues: stroll through Skigebiet Metsch, let little ones run wild at Lenkerseeli/Spielplatz, take in the awesome beauty at Alprundweg Leiterli, and admire the sheer force of Simmenfalle.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lenk im Simmental visit planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Murren to Lenk im Simmental. In March in Lenk im Simmental, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Premier Alpine Centre SA, Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke, Trottiland, Maison De La Nature
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Alprundweg Leiterli ©
Alprundweg Leiterli
Maison De La Nature ©
Maison De La Nature
Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke ©
Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke

4
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Take a break from Zermatt with a short trip to Chemin des Planetes in Saint-Luc, about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, tour the pleasant surroundings at Murmelweg Wanderung, hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, and enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Zermatt route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lenk im Simmental to Zermatt. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Chemin des Planetes
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Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

4
nights
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Kids will enjoy Walter Zoo and Greifvogelpark. Explore Appenzell's surroundings by going to Santis der Berg (in Urnaesch) and Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus). There's much more to do: hike along Eggen-Hohenweg, see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kronberg, and explore the world behind art at Kunstmuseum Appenzell.

Plan a trip to Appenzell easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Appenzell with the Route module. In March in Appenzell, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Appenzell

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Urnaesch, Eggen-Hohenweg, Die WildkirchliHoehlen, Walter Zoo, Greifvogelpark
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Eggen-Hohenweg ©
Eggen-Hohenweg
Walter Zoo ©
Walter Zoo
Greifvogelpark ©
Greifvogelpark

6
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Zoo Zurich and Parapark Zurich. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Hofkirche, Mt Pilatus, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip planner .

Drive from Appenzell to Zurich in 1.5 hours. April in Zurich sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

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