30 days in Switzerland Itinerary

30 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 6 nights
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Grindelwald
— 4 nights
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Bern
— 5 nights
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Zermatt
— 5 nights
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Montreux
— 4 nights
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Geneva
— 5 nights

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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Bergbahnen Beckenried-Emmetten AG (in Beckenried), Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more) and Astrid-Kapelle (in Kuessnacht am Rigi). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, meet the residents at Zoo Zurich, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and wander the streets of Old Town.

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Zurich road trip app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Zurich is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jeddah to Zurich due to the time zone difference. In April, Zurich is cooler than Jeddah - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
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Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Change things up with a short trip to Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway in Wengen (about 1h 5 min away). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Jungfraujoch, contemplate the waterfront views at Bachalpsee Lake, admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Grindelwald using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

5
nights
Bern

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Explore Bern's surroundings by going to Lake Brienz (in Brienz), Ambra Minerals (in Murten) and Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding & Skydive Switzerland). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 16th (Fri) at Bernaqua | Water Park | Fitness | Wellness. There's still lots to do: stop by UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Dahlholzli, identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Federal Building (Bundeshaus).

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bern trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Bern, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Skydive Switzerland ©
Skydive Switzerland
Ambra Minerals ©
Ambra Minerals

5
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, look for gifts at Laderach, and take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt online trip builder.

You can take a train from Bern to Zermatt in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Explore Montreux's surroundings by going to Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)), Ski Service (in Verbier) and Trapgame (in Charrat). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Chateau de Chillon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise du Cloitre, have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, and go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Montreux online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Montreux by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Trapgame ©
Trapgame
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Ski Service ©
Ski Service

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Geneva

Geneva ©

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Geneva is known for nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), and examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Geneva trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, daytime highs in Geneva are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

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

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