7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

7 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland vacation planner
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Fly
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Geneva
— 1 night
Drive
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Bern
— 1 night
Train
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Zurich
— 4 nights
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Geneva — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva and then see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Geneva travel route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Geneva is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Geneva, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in November, things will get colder in Geneva: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Bern.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
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Bern — 1 night

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral of Bern, and finally don't miss a visit to Bundesplatz.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bern tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Bern takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Zurich.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Childrens Museums
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Zurich — 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Attractions like Old Town and Chapel Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lake Lucerne (in Lucerne) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, and make a trip to Bahnhofstrasse.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich day trip planning site.

Take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Zurich are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Fri) before leaving for home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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