8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Geneva travel route planner.

Toronto, Canada to Geneva is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Geneva due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in February, expect Geneva to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

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

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 7th (Sun): hit the slopes at Trockener Steg, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Here are some ideas for day two: travel the rails with Gornergrat, take in the awesome beauty at Castor Mountain, thenfly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie".

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Zermatt trip maker tool.

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

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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.
On the 9th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenget outside with Air-Glaciers, S.A., thentake in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, and finally see the interesting displays at Grindelwald Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken travel route planner.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. February in Interlaken sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Air-Glaciers, S.A.
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Grindelwald Museum ©
Grindelwald Museum

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nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, thenexplore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), thenwander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Fusion Arena Virtual Reality Center.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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