10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Charleston
Fly + Train:  16 h 30 min
1
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Geneva
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Charleston

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore Lucerne's surroundings by going to Zurich (Lake Zurich, Fraumünster Church, &more). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne.

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

Charleston, USA to Lucerne is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Charleston to Lucerne is 6 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Charleston in June, with highs in Lucerne at 74°F and lows at 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
Interlaken is known for adventure, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, explore the activities along Lake Brienz, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and fly down the slopes at Maennlichen.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle, Lake Brienz, Maennlichen
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Geneva to Veytaux to see Chateau de Chillon about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), and ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Geneva trip planner.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Geneva sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

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