8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Geneva
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lucerne
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Amritsar

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 4th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Geneva, make a trip to The Flower Clock, and then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Geneva online trip maker .

Amritsar, India to Geneva is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Amritsar to Geneva due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Amritsar in December, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Geneva: temperatures range from 6°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
The Flower Clock ©
The Flower Clock

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 5th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch. On your second day here, trek along The Eiger Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and then get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald trip planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Grindelwald in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive 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

4
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Zurich (Lake Zurich, Grossmunster, & more). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

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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. In December, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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