14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip itinerary planner
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Fly
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Geneva
— 1 night
Drive
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train
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Bern
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lucerne
— 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 2nd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then see the interesting displays at The Geneva Skateboard Museum / Pulp68.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Geneva online travel route planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Geneva is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Geneva is minus 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in September: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.
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Zermatt — 3 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for sightseeing, nature, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, take in the awesome beauty at Breithorn, and explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Bern.
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Bern — 2 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 6th (Tue), engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), then get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Thunersee, then get interesting insight from Tours, then Head underground at St. Beatus Hoehlen, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

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Getting from Zermatt to Bern by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. September in Bern sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald — 3 nights

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Change things up with a short trip to Lake Brienz in Brienz (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and stroll through The Eiger.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grindelwald trip planner.

You can drive from Bern to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.
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Lucerne — 4 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, Bahnhofstrasse, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and take in the awesome beauty at Rigi.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back 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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