6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

6 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lucerne
— 2 nights
2
Interlaken
— 1 night
3
Geneva
— 2 nights

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take a stroll through Old Town and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station, then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip planner.

New York City, USA to Lucerne is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Lucerne is 6 hours. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get little chillier in Lucerne: highs are around 59°F and lows about 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zurich
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

1
night
Interlaken

Interlaken ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Switzerland, and then take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken planning website.

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
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Skydive Switzerland ©
Skydive Switzerland
Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): make a trip to The Flower Clock and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Geneva route planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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