8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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

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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 (Old Town & Lake Zurich). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, and pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lucerne day trip planner.

Norwich, UK to Lucerne is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Traveling from Norwich to Lucerne, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Lake Zurich
4.7
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Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6
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Water Body
Lake Lucerne
4.8

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take the plunge with Skydive Switzerland, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the 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. May in Interlaken sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
Harderkulm
4.5

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Forest Fun Park Zermatt. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then fly down the slopes at Trockener Steg.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt holiday builder tool.

Getting from Interlaken to Zermatt by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Matterhorn
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Gornergrat
4.8

2
nights
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 7th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, then appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and finally admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Anglais.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Geneva trip maker.

You can drive from Zermatt to Geneva in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Lake Geneva
4.7

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