7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Lucerne
— 2 nights
2
Interlaken
— 1 night
3
Geneva
— 1 night
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Zurich (Old Town & Lake Zurich). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lucerne itinerary maker site.

Paderborn, Germany to Lucerne is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In October, daytime highs in Lucerne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours, cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Switzerland, and then take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Interlaken road trip planning app.

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Interlaken sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

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

1
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Geneva

Geneva ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Geneva trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Interlaken to Geneva by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Geneva, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
The Flower Clock ©
The Flower Clock

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, contemplate the waterfront views at Riffelsee, and then hike along 5-Seenweg. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zermatt trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee

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