15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  13​h
1
Geneva
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Engelberg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Zurich
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Boston

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, don't miss a visit to Palais des Nations, Genève, take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Geneva trip planner .

Boston, USA to Geneva is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to Geneva due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Geneva are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Freddie Mercury Statue, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, winter sports, museums, historic sites, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, and examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zermatt tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Geneva to Zermatt takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

3
nights
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.
Take a break from Interlaken with a short trip to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern in Bern, about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, look for gifts at Albert Schild AG - Swisssouvenir, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken online itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Interlaken are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Engelberg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

1
night
Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): snap pictures at Titlis Bridge and then hit the slopes at Titlis.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Engelberg trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Engelberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Titlis ©
Titlis
Titlis Cliff Walk ©
Titlis Cliff Walk

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
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 (Hofkirche, Mt Pilatus, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), wander the streets of Old Town, and get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich route builder site .

Traveling by car from Engelberg to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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