8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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1
Zurich
— 1 night
2
Lucerne
— 3 nights
3
Lausanne
— 1 night
4
Geneva
— 2 nights

1
night
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich road trip app.

Muscat, Oman to Zurich is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Muscat in September, expect Zurich to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Neighborhoods Parks
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

3
nights
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: Interlaken (Parasailing & Paragliding & Swiss Mountain Market Unique Regional Souvenirs) and Lake Brienz (in Brienz). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, admire all the interesting features of Jungfraujoch, explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne day trip planning site.

Drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Lucerne sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lausanne.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Interlaken, Lake Brienz, Jungfraujoch
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, thengo for a walk through Montreux Lakeside, and then examine the collection at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique).

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lausanne road trip planning app.

You can drive from Lucerne to Lausanne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Montreux Lakeside, Chaplin's World
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Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) ©

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nights
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 21st (Mon): ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip planner.

You can drive from Lausanne to Geneva in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

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

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