39 days in Switzerland Itinerary

39 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Geneva
— 2 nights
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Verbier
— 5 nights
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Zermatt
— 6 nights
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Lenk im Simmental
— 4 nights
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Lauterbrunnen
— 3 nights
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Grindelwald
— 6 nights
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Lugano
— 5 nights
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Zurich
— 6 nights

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum and The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique). Escape the urban bustle at Lake Geneva and Bains des Paquis. Step out of Geneva to go to Saint-Gingolph and see Musee des Traditions et des Barques du Leman, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum and ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Geneva trip planner.

Quebec City, Canada to Geneva is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Quebec City to Geneva due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Quebec City in January, expect Geneva to be much hotter, temps between 6°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Verbier.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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Must see
Lake Geneva
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Patek Philippe Museum
4.2

5
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Verbier

Verbier ©
Verbier is a village located in south-western Switzerland in the canton of Valais. Appreciate the collections at Fondation Pierre Gianadda and Musee de la Fausse Monnaie. Take a break from the city and head to Ski Service and Premier Alpine Centre SA. Take a break from Verbier with a short trip to Grand Raid in Nendaz, about 1h 5 min away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bruson Ski Area, get all the equipment you need at Mountain Air, and glide through the air with Flyverbier.

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Getting from Geneva to Verbier by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Verbier

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

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Must see
Ski Service
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
4.5

6
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Visiting The Matterhorn and Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Galerie Wydi and Albert Schild AG - Swisssouvenir. Venture out of the city with trips to Interlaken (Hohematte Park & Parasailing & Paragliding). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, get outside with Monta Rosa Hut, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt trip website.

You can take a train from Verbier to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

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Must see
The Matterhorn
4.8
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Must see
Gornergrat
4.8

4
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Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Visiting Skigebiet Betelberg and Skigebiet Metsch will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lenk im Simmental: Adelboden (Trummer Woodcarving & Trottiland), Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke (in Frutigen) and Eglise St Germain (in Saviese). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Le Musee Des Bisses and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alprundweg Leiterli.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lenk im Simmental trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Lenk im Simmental with the Route module. In January, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

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Specialty Museum
Le Musee Des Bisses
4.7
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Trummer Woodcarving
4.5

3
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Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Escape the urban bustle at Central Sport and North face Trail. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen, trek along Blumental Panorama Trail, get outside with Air-Glaciers, S.A., and tour the pleasant surroundings at Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen journey planner.

Traveling by car from Lenk im Simmental to Lauterbrunnen takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Hiking Trail
North face Trail
5.0
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Outdoor Activity
Air-Glaciers, S.A.
5.0

6
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Titlis and Grindelwald-First. Step out of Grindelwald to go to Sedrun and see Lac de Claus, which is approximately 3h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maennlichen Romantic Trail, hike along Wanderung Bussalp - Bort, and head outdoors with Backdoor Snowboard | Ski | Bike | Running Shop.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grindelwald tour planner.

Grindelwald is just a short distance from Lauterbrunnen. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

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Must see
Aletsch Glacier
4.8
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Mountain
Titlis
4.6
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Mountain
The Eiger
4.9

5
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Lugano

Lugano ©

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Get outdoors at Lake Lugano and Piscine Svizzera Italiana. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pinacoteca Cantonale Giovanni Zust and Museo Vincenzo Vela. Explore Lugano's surroundings by going to Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio (in Meride), Museo Della Civilta Contadina (in Stabio) and OnArte (in Minusio). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Fox Town Factory Stores, get a taste of the local shopping with Fondazione Gabriele e Anna Braglia, take in the exciting artwork at Artrust SA, and examine the collection at Museo e Fondazione Hermann Hesse.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lugano vacation builder.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Lugano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lugano

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

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World heritage site
Monte San Giorgio
4.5
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Water Body
Lake Lugano
4.7

6
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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do your shopping at Bahnhofstrasse and Hauptbahnhof. Step out of the city life by going to Lake Zurich and Ufschotti Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama, Lake Lucerne, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and view the masterpieces at Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Lugano to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lugano in February: highs in Zurich hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -1°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Water Body
Lake Lucerne
4.8
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Water Body
Lake Zurich
4.7

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