60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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60 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Geneva
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bern
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Grindelwald
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Lenk im Simmental
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Zermatt
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Appenzell
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Lugano
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Zurich
— 9 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Chennai

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Geneva: Lausanne (Collection de l'Art Brut, Cathedrale de Lausanne, & more), Lakeside Promenade Fleuri (in Montreux) and Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard (in Finhaut). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip planning site .

Chennai, India to Geneva is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Chennai to Geneva. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in September: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lausanne, Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard, Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, Orchidarium, Grottes de Vallorbe
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

8
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Get out of town with these interesting Bern side-trips: Thunersee (in Thun), Montreux (Freddie Mercury Statue & Queen Studio Experience) and Castle of Gruyeres (in Gruyeres). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, explore the activities along Egelsee, admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and have fun and explore at Chaplin's World.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bern itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Geneva to Bern takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Geneva in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bern, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Montreux, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon, Creux du Van, Castle of Gruyeres
Highlights from your plan
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

8
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
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: Giessbachfälle (in Brienz), Wengen (Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway & Wengen Day Trips) and Viewing Point Schoenbuehel (in Lungern). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, trek along Grosse Scheidegg, and admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grindelwald day trip planning tool .

Drive from Bern to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Wengen, Murren, Giessbachfälle
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail

6
nights
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lenk im Simmental: Murren (Allmendhubel & Via Ferrata), Lauenensee (in Lauenen) and Oeschinen Lake (in Kandersteg). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Sibe Brunne, tour the pleasant surroundings at Adelboden, take in the awesome beauty at Alprundweg Leiterli, and fly down the slopes at Tschentenalp.

Plan trip to Lenk im Simmental with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Grindelwald to Lenk im Simmental in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Adelboden, Murren, Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke, Lauenensee, Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli
Highlights from your plan
Via Ferrata ©
Via Ferrata
Oeschinen Lake ©
Oeschinen Lake
Sibe Brunne ©
Sibe Brunne

8
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, and stroll through Schynige Platte.

You can plan Zermatt trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Lenk im Simmental to Zermatt with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Schynige Platte
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Schynige Platte ©
Schynige Platte
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

5
nights
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Change things up with these side-trips from Appenzell: Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus), Witzweg (in Heiden) and Santis der Berg (in Urnaesch). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Seealpsee, trek along Eggen-Hohenweg, see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, and don't miss a visit to Berggasthaus Aescher - Wildkirchli.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Appenzell trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Appenzell with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lugano.

Things to do in Appenzell

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Urnaesch, Hoher Kasten, Landsgemeindeplatz, Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, Eggen-Hohenweg
Highlights from your plan
Seealpsee ©
Seealpsee
Santis der Berg ©
Santis der Berg
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona ©
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona

7
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Get out of town with these interesting Lugano side-trips: Bellinzona (Castello di Montebello, Castelli di Bellinzona, & more), Mario Botta's Mountain Church (in Mogno) and Alta Piumogna Waterfalls (in Faido). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Lugano, stroll around Parco Civico, take in the waterfront at Porto Regionale di Locarno SA, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte San Giorgio.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lugano trip planner .

Traveling by car from Appenzell to Lugano takes 3 hours. Traveling from Appenzell in October, you will find days in Lugano are somewhat warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bellinzona, Locarno, Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo (Church of Saints Peter and Paul), Mario Botta's Mountain Church, Monte San Giorgio
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Giorgio ©
Monte San Giorgio
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico

9
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken (in Matten bei Interlaken), Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Mt Pilatus, & more) and Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Zurich holiday maker tool .

You can drive from Lugano to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. When traveling from Lugano in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Zurich: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne, Interlaken, Rhine Falls, Titlis
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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