10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Zurich
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Dubai

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Head to Bahnhofstrasse and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürichfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore and learn at Kunsthaus and Swiss National Museum. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, Biosphaere Entlebuch, & more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Town (Altstadt), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Zurich is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Zurich, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in October, things will get colder in Zurich: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

2
nights
Interlaken

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 22nd (Sun): stop by Mad Cow, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Eiger Trail and then hike along Axalp.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Interlaken itinerary builder.

Getting from Zurich to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In October in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Axalp, The Eiger Trail, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
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Axalp ©
Axalp
Parasailing & Paragliding
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

2
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.
On the 24th (Tue), kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis and then see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Geneva trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In October in Geneva, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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