9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Geneva, Train to Zermatt
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train
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Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive
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Zurich
— 2 nights
Fly

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Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, classes, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt online visit planner.

London, UK to Zermatt is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Interlaken

— 4 nights
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.
When in Interlaken, make a side trip to see Blumental Panorama Trail in Murren, approximately Murren away. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, stop by Mad Cow, and enjoy some friendly competition at Bowling-Interlaken.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Interlaken trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Nature

Side Trips

Zurich

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Lion Monument, Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Zurich are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.