7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Geneva
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lucerne
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  5​h
End: London

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Geneva trip itinerary builder app .

London, UK to Geneva is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Geneva due to the time zone difference. In November in Geneva, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature 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

2
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 20th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, hike along The Eiger Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grindelwald travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Geneva to Grindelwald by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail

3
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Zurich (Lake Zurich, Grossmunster, & more). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, make a trip to The Nine Towers, and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne tour itinerary site .

Getting from Grindelwald to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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