11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Lucerne
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Train
3
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Geneva
— 2 nights
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Lucerne

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Zurich (Old Town, Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, admire the landmark architecture of Lucerne Station, hit the slopes at Mt Pilatus, and don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Lucerne trip itinerary builder website.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Lucerne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in June, expect Lucerne to be colder, temps between 27°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Interlaken

— 3 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Wengen (Molitor & Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway) and Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, and stroll through Maennlichen.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken online vacation maker.

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, then pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, then stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally get great views at Gornergrat.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Zermatt itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Geneva

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Geneva takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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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.