11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Geneva
— 3 nights
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Bern
— 2 nights
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Zurich
— 5 nights

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Geneva

Geneva ©

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Queen Studio Experience (in Montreux) and The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) (in Lausanne). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva vacation maker app.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Geneva is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Geneva is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, things will get much colder in Geneva: highs are around 6°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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Must see
Lake Geneva
4.7

2
nights
Bern

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 5th (Sat), get great views at The Cathedral of Bern, then make a trip to Bundesplatz, then contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then admire the masterpieces at Kunstmuseum Bern, then engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), and finally take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bern road trip site.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Bern takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bern when traveling from Geneva in December, with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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World heritage site
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
4.7
Water Body
Aare River
4.9

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Bergbahnen Beckenried-Emmetten AG (in Beckenried), Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Altstadt Luzern, Chapel Bridge, &more). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zurich vacation planning tool.

Traveling by train from Bern to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Must see
Old Town
4.6
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Lake Zurich
4.7
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Must see
Lake Lucerne
4.8

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