60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip maker

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Geneva
— 7 nights
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Montreux
— 8 nights
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Zermatt
— 8 nights
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Bern
— 7 nights
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Grindelwald
— 5 nights
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Davos
— 5 nights
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St. Moritz
— 6 nights
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Zurich
— 13 nights
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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.
On the 20th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, and ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For more things to do and tourist information, use the Geneva online journey planner.

Baghdad, Iraq to Geneva is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Baghdad in February: highs in Geneva hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Montreux

— 8 nights
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Venture out of the city with trips to Verbier (Karting Extreme Verbier, Ski Service, &more), Eglise St Germain (in Saviese) and Premier Alpine Centre SA (in Nendaz). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, indulge your senses at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours, and glide through natural beauty at Champery Resort.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Montreux tour builder website.

Drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Saas-Fee (Saas Fee Ski Resort & Swiss Ski School Saas Fee), Grimentz (Lac des Autannes & Grimentz Ski Resort) and Zauberwasser (in Graechen). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Trockener Steg.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Montreux to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Bern

— 7 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Venture out of the city with trips to Thun (Thunersee & Garuda Massage), Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Ambra Minerals (in Murten). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 15th (Mon) at Bernaqua | Water Park | Fitness | Wellness. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), don't miss a visit to Bern Bridge, and take in panoramic vistas at Gurten.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bern itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Bern takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Bern sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Grindelwald

— 5 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Grindelwald: Titlis (in Engelberg), Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway (in Wengen) and Lake Brienz (in Brienz). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, hit the slopes at Maennlichen, get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, and trek along The Eiger.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Bern to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Davos.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Davos

— 5 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Davos: Lenzerheide (Parpaner Rothorn & Lenzerheide Ski Resort), Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus) and Flims (Trutg dil Flem, Alpen Arena, &more).

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Davos road trip planning app.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Davos in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. March in Davos sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Davos

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Moritz

— 6 nights
St.
Change things up with these side-trips from St. Moritz: Val Roseg (in Pontresina), Santa Maria Val Mustair (Museum Stelvio Umbrail 14/18, Val Muestair, &more) and Guarda (Reformierte Kirche Guarda & Schellenursli Village). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Muottas Muragl, explore the striking landscape at Bernina Pass, take in the awesome beauty at Piz Nair, and explore the activities along Lake of Staz (Lej da Staz).

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the St. Moritz road trip planning site.

You can drive from Davos to St. Moritz in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March in St. Moritz, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Zurich

— 13 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Astrid-Kapelle (in Kuessnacht am Rigi), Pfarrkirche St. Heinrich (in Beckenried) and Lucerne (Rigi, Lake Lucerne, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, fly down the slopes at Mt Pilatus, and take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip planner.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Moritz in April: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Nature · 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.