15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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1
Zurich
— 2 nights
2
Andermatt
— 2 nights
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
5
Montreux
— 3 nights
6
Geneva
— 2 nights

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Maurice de Mauriac and Barenland. Visiting Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Seebad Katzensee will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (The Rosengart Collection, Lion Monument, &more) and Glasi Hergiswil (in Hergiswil). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and stop by Confiserie Sprungli.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Zurich driving holiday app.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Andermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Lucerne, Glasi Hergiswil
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Glasi Hergiswil ©
Glasi Hergiswil
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

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Andermatt

Andermatt ©
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museo Nazionale del San Gottardo, thenexamine the collection at Sasso San Gottardo, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Claus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): cruise along Furka Pass, take in the history at Teufelsbrucke, thenexamine the collection at Talmuseum Ursern, and finally don't miss a visit to Kloster Disentis - Benediktinerabtei.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Andermatt online visit planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Andermatt in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Andermatt

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Airolo, Furka Pass, Lac de Claus, Kloster Disentis - Benediktinerabtei
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Sasso San Gottardo ©
Sasso San Gottardo
Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
Museo Nazionale del San Gottardo ©
Museo Nazionale del San Gottardo

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Central Sport and Swiss Mountain Market Unique Regional Souvenirs. Go for a jaunt from Interlaken to Grindelwald to see Grindelwald-First about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: stop by Mad Cow, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, and take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Andermatt to Interlaken in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Wengen, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, Grindelwald-First, Trümmelbachfälle
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Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Central Sport ©
Central Sport

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 27th (Sun), head outdoors with Alpenwild, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, thencatch a ride on Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, and finally take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): stop by Jack Wolfskin Store, stop by Laderach, thenlook for gifts at Metzgerei Bayard, thenmake a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a train to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Shopping
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Matterhorn Glacier Paradise ©
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Popular historic sites such as Esplanade de Montbenon and Gruyeres Castle are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fondation Pierre Gianadda and Collection de l'Art Brut. Explore Montreux's surroundings by going to Fribourg Centre (in Fribourg), Ambra Minerals (in Murten) and HR Giger Museum (in Gruyeres). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Musee Alexis Forel, stop by Maison de l'Etivaz, steep yourself in history at Chateau de Chillon, and examine the collection at Musee de la Confrerie des Vignerons.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Montreux day trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Montreux takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lausanne, Gruyeres, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Fribourg Centre, Musee de la Confrerie des Vignerons
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Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
HR Giger Museum ©
HR Giger Museum
Ambra Minerals ©
Ambra Minerals

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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 1st (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, thenstop by Franz Carl Weber Geneva, thenkick back and relax at Bains des Paquis, and finally engage your brain at CERN. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Maison Tavel, stop by Chocolaterie Alexandre, thenget a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle), and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva holiday planner.

You can drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Chocolaterie Alexandre
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Maison Tavel ©
Maison Tavel
Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral ©

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