32 days in Switzerland Itinerary

32 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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32 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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

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 (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, get curious at CERN, and appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva online holiday planner .

Doha, Qatar to Geneva is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Geneva is minus 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Doha in January, with highs in Geneva at 6°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Lausanne
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

5
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey), Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). There's much more to do: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, steep yourself in history at Basel Minster, and see the interesting displays at Klingende Sammlung.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bern online route builder .

Drive from Geneva to Bern in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Geneva in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Bern, with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Murren.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Chaplin's World, Basel Minster, Chateau de Chillon, Freddie Mercury Statue
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Kindermuseum Creaviva ©
Kindermuseum Creaviva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

4
nights
Murren

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lauterbrunnen (Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen, Murrenbach Waterfalls, & more) and Molitor (in Wengen). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blumental Panorama Trail, hike along North face Trail, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg.

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

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 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Murren

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Molitor
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Air-Glaciers, S.A. ©
Air-Glaciers, S.A.

3
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 Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald), Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke (in Frutigen) and Lauenensee (in Lauenen). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Skigebiet Metsch, take in the awesome beauty at Alprundweg Leiterli, and hit the slopes at Skigebiet Betelberg.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lenk im Simmental online attractions planner .

Explore your travel options from Murren to Lenk im Simmental with the Route module. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke, Lauenensee, Grindelwald-First
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Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
Lauenensee ©
Lauenensee
Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke ©
Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke

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 nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, and stroll through Murmelweg Wanderung.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lenk im Simmental to Zermatt. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

4
nights
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Appenzell: Kirchturm Heiden (in Heiden) and Santis der Berg (in Urnaesch). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kronberg, see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, don't miss a visit to Berggasthaus Aescher - Wildkirchli, and admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Appenzell.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Appenzell online trip maker .

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Appenzell with the Route module. February in Appenzell sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

St. Gallen, Urnaesch, Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, Berggasthaus Aescher - Wildkirchli, Kirchturm Heiden
Highlights from your plan
Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch ©
Santis der Berg ©
Santis der Berg
Kronberg ©
Kronberg

6
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Rigi, Lake Lucerne, & more) and Titlis (in Engelberg). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich vacation planner.

You can drive from Appenzell to Zurich in 1.5 hours. In February in Zurich, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lucerne, Titlis
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

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