59 days in Switzerland Itinerary

59 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Geneva
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Geneva
— 7 nights
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Bern
— 9 nights
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Interlaken
— 6 nights
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Zermatt
— 8 nights
Drive
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Eich
— 2 nights
Drive
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Appenzell
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zurich
— 21 nights
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay

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Geneva

— 7 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake Geneva and Bains des Paquis. Museum-lovers will get to explore Patek Philippe Museum and International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum. Explore Geneva's surroundings by going to Chevalley Vineyards (in St-Saphorin-Lavaux), Espace Horloger - Vallee de Joux (in Le Sentier) and Montreux (Eglise St Vincent & Montreux Lakeside). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle), contemplate the long history of Maison Tavel, and admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Geneva road trip planning app.

Boracay, Philippines to Geneva is an approximately 22-hour combination of ferry and flight. Traveling from Boracay to Geneva, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Boracay, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Geneva, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bern

— 9 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Gruyeres Castle and Klingendes Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Chaplin's World. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bern: Regionalmuseum Langnau (in Langnau im Emmental), Sensorium im Ruettihubelbad (in Walkringen) and Gotthelf Zentrum Emmental Lutzelfluh (in Lutzelfluh-Goldbach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Plage des Pins, explore the world behind art at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral of Bern.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bern visit planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Bern takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Bern, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Interlaken

— 6 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Get in touch with nature at Jungfraujoch and Trümmelbachfälle. You'll explore and learn at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen. Get out of town with these interesting Interlaken side-trips: Titlis (in Engelberg) and Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald). There's lots more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, trek along The Eiger, take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, and explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Interlaken travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Interlaken takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Zermatt

— 8 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis and Fondation Opale will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Mountaineers' Cemetery and Kapelle Schwarzsee "Maria zum Schnee". Step out of Zermatt to go to Flanthey and see Cave La Romaine, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Gornergrat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", trek along Murmelweg Wanderung, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Breithorn.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Eich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Eich

— 2 nights
Eich is a municipality in the district of Sursee in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.HistoryEich is first mentioned in 1045 as Heiche. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Sursee and then stroll through Seebad Eich. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Muri Abbey, then step into the grandiose world of Hallwyl Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidegg.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Eich visit planner.

You can drive from Zermatt to Eich in 3.5 hours. July in Eich sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Eich

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Appenzell

— 3 nights
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Appreciate the collections at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch and Kunstmuseum Appenzell. Visit Landsgemeindeplatz and St Mauritius Church for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Strandbad Arbon (in Arbon) and Henry Dunant Museum (in Heiden). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, take in the awesome beauty at Santis der Berg, look for gifts at TheBuyAndSellStore, and hike along Eggen-Hohenweg.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Appenzell trip planner.

You can drive from Eich to Appenzell in 2 hours. In July in Appenzell, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Zurich

— 21 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse. Visit Seebad Mit Strand Am Vierwaldstattersee and Strandbad Mythenquai for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Ufschotti Park, &more), Seebad Seeliken (in Zug) and Turm in Regensberg (in Regensberg). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the exciting artwork at Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zurich road trip tool.

You can drive from Appenzell to Zurich in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.