5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

5 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland sightseeing planner

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Fly
1
Geneva
— 1 night
Drive
2
Zermatt
— 1 night
Drive
3
St. Moritz
— 1 night
Drive
4
Basel
— 1 night
Fly

S M T W T F S
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29
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31
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2
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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): stroll around Parc Des Bastions, then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, then get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle), and finally get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Place Bourg du Four and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

1
night
Zermatt

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): cruise along Gornergrat, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and then browse the exhibits of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Zermatt online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zermatt

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Transportation · Tours

1
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St. Moritz

St.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, get great views at Diavolezza, then admire the verdant scenery at Engadine, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piz Nair.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read St. Moritz trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to St. Moritz takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. In March, daily temperatures in St. Moritz can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Basel.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature

1
night
Basel

Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): make a trip to Tinguely-Brunnen, see the interesting displays at Basel Paper Mill Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Fondation Beyeler, and finally wander the streets of Basel's Old Town.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Basel online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from St. Moritz to Basel by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In March, Basel is somewhat warmer than St. Moritz - with highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Basel

Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Switzerland travel guide

4.6
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.