7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
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Zurich
— 1 night
Drive
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bern
— 1 night
Drive
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Geneva
— 1 night
Drive
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Zermatt
— Few hours
Train to Zurich, Fly to Mumbai

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Zurich

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stop by Confiserie Sprungli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, then stop by Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich tour website.

Mumbai, India to Zurich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Zurich due to the time zone difference. In May, Zurich is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

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nights
Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): kick back and relax at Seebad Eich. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, then explore the stunning scenery at Aare Gorge, and finally examine the collection at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne day trip planning app.

Getting from Zurich to Lucerne by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

1
night
Bern

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then walk around Gurten, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Federal Building (Bundeshaus).

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bern road trip planner.

Getting from Lucerne to Bern by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Bern, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

1
night
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 10th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Maison Tavel, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bains des Paquis.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Geneva trip planner.

You can drive from Bern to Geneva in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

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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 11th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and then don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Zermatt journey planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Historic Sites · Museums

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.