18 days in Saint-Maurice, Zurich & Geneva Itinerary

18 days in Saint-Maurice, Zurich & Geneva Itinerary

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Fly to Geneva Cointrin International Airport, Drive to Saint-Maurice
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Saint-Maurice
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Zurich
— 6 nights
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Geneva
— 7 nights
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Saint-Maurice — 4 nights

Saint-Maurice, or Saint-Maurice d'Agaune, is a small city located in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Maurice: Lac de Salanfe (in Evionnaz), Les Gorges du Durnand (in Bovernier) and Lac Alpin De Champex (in Champex). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Swiss Vapeur Parc, trek along Galerie Defago, Head underground at Gorges Mysterieuses de Tete Noire, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lac d'Emosson.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Maurice itinerary planner.

Alexandria, Egypt to Saint-Maurice is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Alexandria to Saint-Maurice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Alexandria in October, expect Saint-Maurice to be colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zurich.
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Zurich — 6 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mt Pilatus (in Kriens), Lucerne (Lucerne Station, Rigi, &more) and Titlis (in Engelberg). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and stop by Old Town.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zurich tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Saint-Maurice to Zurich in 3 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Saint-Maurice in October: highs in Zurich hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can fly to Geneva.
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Geneva — 7 nights

Capital of Peace

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: Lausanne (Collection de l'Art Brut, Cathedrale de Lausanne, &more) and Orchidarium (in Prangins). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall, and kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Geneva are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
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