10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
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Geneva
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Zurich — 5 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). There's lots more to do: stop by Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip builder website.

Cairo, Egypt to Zurich is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In December, Zurich is much colder than Cairo - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Geneva.
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Geneva — 4 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.
Geneva is known for sightseeing, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall, don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, and see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Geneva takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Geneva are 6°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (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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