35 days in Switzerland Itinerary

35 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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35 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Geneva
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Bern
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Grindelwald
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Engelberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Lugano
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Zurich
— 9 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lakeside Promenade Fleuri (in Montreux) and Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, make a trip to The Flower Clock, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Saleve.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva road trip planning tool .

Bengaluru, India to Geneva is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Geneva. In September, Geneva is a bit cooler than Bengaluru - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lausanne, Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, Bibliotheque de Nyon Adultes
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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 in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, hike along Murmelweg Wanderung, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt road trip app .

Traveling by train from Geneva to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Schynige Platte
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Schynige Platte ©
Schynige Platte
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

5
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Lenk im Simmental (Sibe Brunne & Simmenfalle). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Aare River, enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge, admire the striking features of The Cathedral of Bern, and appreciate the history behind Barenpark.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bern online vacation builder .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Bern takes 2.5 hours. September in Bern sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lenk im Simmental, Chaplin's World, Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke, Chateau de Chillon, Thunersee
Highlights from your plan
Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

4
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: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, take some stellar pictures from Bergrestaurant Aellfluh, explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, and admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Grindelwald trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Bern to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Change things up with these side-trips from Engelberg: Flueli-Ranft und Sachseln (in Sachseln), Teufelsbrucke (in Andermatt) and St Gotthard Pass (in Airolo). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Titlis, take a memorable drive along Furka Pass, don't miss a visit to Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei, and take in the views from Titlis Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Engelberg day trip planner .

Getting from Grindelwald to Engelberg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

St Gotthard Pass, Flueli-Ranft und Sachseln, Furka Pass, Teufelsbrucke
Highlights from your plan
Titlis ©
Titlis
Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
St Gotthard Pass ©
St Gotthard Pass

4
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Locarno (Porto Regionale di Locarno SA & Falconeria Locarno), Foroglio Val Bavona (in Foroglio) and Alta Piumogna Waterfalls (in Faido). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Lugano, take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Giorgio, wander the streets of Santa Petronilla, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Lugano road trip planning app .

You can drive from Engelberg to Lugano in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Engelberg in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Lugano. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Locarno, Tamborini Vini, Alta Piumogna Waterfalls, Monte San Giorgio, Santa Petronilla
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico

9
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: St Gallus Catholic Church (in Kriens), Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Mt Pilatus, & more) and Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich day trip website .

Getting from Lugano to Zurich by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from Lugano in September, expect Zurich to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne, Interlaken, Rhine Falls
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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