35 days in Switzerland Itinerary

35 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 5 nights
2
Appenzell
— 4 nights
3
Zermatt
— 4 nights
4
Lenk im Simmental
— 4 nights
5
Murren
— 4 nights
6
Meiringen
— 3 nights
7
Bern
— 5 nights
8
Geneva
— 4 nights

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lion Monument, Lake Lucerne, &more), Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, stop by Swiss Chocolate Chalet, and admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich tour itinerary planner.

Medan, Indonesia to Zurich is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Medan to Zurich, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Medan in November, expect Zurich to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lucerne, Interlaken, Grindelwald-First
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 20:
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

4
nights
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Venture out of the city with trips to Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus), Santis der Berg (in Urnaesch) and Heiden (Kirchturm Heiden & Henry Dunant Museum). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, don't miss a visit to Landsgemeindeplatz, explore the world behind art at Kunstmuseum Appenzell, and trek along Eggen-Hohenweg.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Appenzell trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Zurich to Appenzell by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Appenzell are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Urnaesch, Heiden, Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, Hoher Kasten, Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 24:
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Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch ©
Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona ©
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
Santis der Berg ©
Santis der Berg

4
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 scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, trek along Murmelweg Wanderung, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zermatt tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Appenzell to Zermatt with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Schynige Platte
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 28:
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Clay Shoot Zermatt ©
Clay Shoot Zermatt

4
nights
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Explore Lenk im Simmental's surroundings by going to Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke (in Frutigen), Adelboden (Trummer Woodcarving & Trottiland) and Bachalpsee Lake (in Grindelwald). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alprundweg Leiterli, fly down the slopes at Bergbahnen Lenk, take in the dramatic scenery at Simmenfalle, and get to know the fascinating history of Historical village of Saanen.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lenk im Simmental trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zermatt to Lenk im Simmental. In November in Lenk im Simmental, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Murren.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Adelboden, Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke, Historical village of Saanen, Bachalpsee Lake
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 2:
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Bachalpsee Lake ©
Bachalpsee Lake
Alprundweg Leiterli ©
Alprundweg Leiterli
Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG ©
Lenk-Simmental Tourismus AG

4
nights
Murren

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Change things up with these side-trips from Murren: Lauterbrunnen (Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, Trümmelbachfälle, &more) and Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway (in Wengen). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, trek along North face Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Blumental Panorama Trail.

Start your trip to Murren by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lenk im Simmental to Murren. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Meiringen.

Things to do in Murren

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 6:
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Kleine Scheidegg ©
Kleine Scheidegg

3
nights
Meiringen

Meiringen ©
Meiringen is a municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Venture out of the city with trips to Axalp (in Brienz) and Titlis (in Engelberg). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Furka Pass, explore the activities along Gelmersee, get to know the fascinating history of Alpbachschlucht, and admire the sheer force of Giessbachfälle.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Meiringen trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Murren to Meiringen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Meiringen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Meiringen

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Brienz, Furka Pass, Gelmersee, Titlis, Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 9:
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Titlis ©
Titlis
Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge

5
nights
Bern

Bern
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Go for a jaunt from Bern to Thun to see Thunersee about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, enjoy breathtaking views from Gurten, explore the activities along Aare River, and see the interesting displays at Klingendes Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bern road trip planner.

Getting from Meiringen to Bern by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. While traveling from Meiringen, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bern, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Thunersee
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 14:
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Aare River
Aare River
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Montreux Lakeside (in Montreux) and The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) (in Lausanne). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Geneva route planner.

You can drive from Bern to Geneva in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Orchidarium, Montreux Lakeside, The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 18:
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

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