7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Interlaken
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly + ferry:  12​h
End: Toronto

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and wander the streets of Old Town.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich day trip planning tool .

Toronto, Canada to Zurich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Zurich is 6 hours. In May in Zurich, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

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Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, take a memorable tour with Tours, then walk around Hohematte Park, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Interlaken sightseeing planning tool .

Drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

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Side Trip

Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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.
On the 6th (Wed), admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, 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 7th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), and finally take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Geneva trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Geneva sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

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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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