35 days in Switzerland Itinerary

35 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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35 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Cochabamba
Fly:  22​h
1
Geneva
— 5 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
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Eich
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Appenzell
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Zurich
— 7 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Cochabamba

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Chateau de Chillon and Cathedrale de St-Pierre are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Chaplin's World and International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Geneva: Roman Columns (in Nyon), Queen Studio Experience (in Montreux) and Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne, The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), & more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, view the masterpieces at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, make a trip to The Flower Clock, and explore the galleries of Maison Tavel.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Geneva online tour itinerary planner .

Cochabamba, Bolivia to Geneva is an approximately 22-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Cochabamba to Geneva due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cochabamba in July, Geneva is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lausanne, Roman Columns, House of Basketball, Chateau de Chillon, Chaplin's World
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

5
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and Galerie Wydi. Get some historical perspective at Mountaineers' Cemetery and Intercontinental Church Society. Get out of town with these interesting Zermatt side-trips: Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding, Harderkulm, & more), Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken (in Matten bei Interlaken) and Lake Brienz (in Brienz). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, don't miss a visit to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", pause for some serene contemplation at Parish church of St Mauritius, and see the interesting displays at Fondation Pierre Gianadda.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read Zermatt travel route planner .

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Interlaken, Lake Brienz, Musee des Ormonts, Vers-l'Eglise, Schwimmbad Merligen, Chateau de Tourbillon
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

5
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Get a sense of the local culture at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center). Museum-lovers will appreciate Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum and Kindermuseum Creaviva. Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Gotthelf Zentrum Emmental Lutzelfluh (in Lutzelfluh-Goldbach), Castle of Gruyeres (in Gruyeres) and Jeunes Rives (in Neuchatel). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Klingende Sammlung, learn more about the world around you at Museum of Natural History of Bern, take in the exciting artwork at SOON Galerie, and take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern.

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Take a train from Zermatt to Bern in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Bern are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Artilleriewerk Faulensee, Jeunes Rives, Castle of Gruyeres, Gotthelf Zentrum Emmental Lutzelfluh
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UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Kindermuseum Creaviva ©
Kindermuseum Creaviva

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.
Appreciate the collections at Wengen Day Trips and Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sherlock Holmes Museum and Grindelwald Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grindelwald: Lauterbrunnen (Trümmelbachfälle & Lauterbrunnen Church), Lac de Claus (in Sedrun) and Museum of the Uniun Cristallina Disentis (in Disentis). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Jungfraujoch, trek along The Eiger Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and stop by Vogts Corner.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grindelwald travel planning website .

Traveling by car from Bern to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Eich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Sherlock Holmes Museum, Lac de Claus, Museum of the Uniun Cristallina Disentis
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Grindelwald Museum ©
Grindelwald Museum
Sherlock Holmes Museum ©
Sherlock Holmes Museum

1
night
Eich

Eich ©
Eich is a municipality in the district of Sursee in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.HistoryEich is first mentioned in 1045 as Heiche. On the 23rd (Tue), get answers to all your questions at Schweizerische Vogelwarte Sempach and then kick back and relax at Seebad Eich.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Eich itinerary planner.

Getting from Grindelwald to Eich by car takes about 2 hours. July in Eich sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Eich

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Schweizerische Vogelwarte Sempach
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Seebad Eich ©
Seebad Eich
Schweizerische Vogelwarte Sempach ©
Schweizerische Vogelwarte Sempach

4
nights
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Visit Landsgemeindeplatz and Kathedrale St.Gallen for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kunstmuseum Appenzell and Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte. Change things up with these side-trips from Appenzell: Badi Schonenbodensee (in Wildhaus), Santis der Berg (in Urnaesch) and Strandbad Arbon (in Arbon). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museum of Appenzell Customs and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mauritius Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Appenzell online trip planner .

Drive from Eich to Appenzell in 2 hours. July in Appenzell sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Urnaesch, Zeughaus Teufen, Fort Heldsberg, Strandbad Arbon, Badi Schonenbodensee
Highlights from your plan
Kunstmuseum Appenzell ©
Kunstmuseum Appenzell
Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte ©
Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte
St Mauritius Church ©
St Mauritius Church

7
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Fraumünster Church. Relax by the water at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Strandbad Mythenquai. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Altstadt Schaffhausen (in Schaffhausen) and Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama, Mt Pilatus, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, look for gifts at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich travel app .

Getting from Appenzell to Zurich by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Zurich sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lucerne, Altstadt Schaffhausen
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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