28 days in Switzerland Itinerary

28 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Lucerne
— 4 nights
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Grindelwald
— 3 nights
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Bern
— 5 nights
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Geneva
— 3 nights
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Montreux
— 4 nights
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
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Appenzell
— 4 nights

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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Titlis (in Engelberg) and Zurich (Old Town, Lake Zurich, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and look and learn at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne trip itinerary planner.

Zurich to Lucerne is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Must see
Lake Zurich
4.7
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Must see
Mt Pilatus
4.7
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Water Body
Lake Lucerne
4.8

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Step out of Grindelwald to go to Murren and see Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall, look for gifts at Vogts Corner, and appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grindelwald day trip planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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Must see
Aletsch Glacier
4.8
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World heritage site
Jungfraujoch
4.4
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Ski Area
Grindelwald-First
4.6

5
nights
Bern

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Interlaken (Harderkulm, Skydive Switzerland, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), and take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bern online journey maker.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Adventure · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Mountain
Harderkulm
4.5

3
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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.
Geneva is known for nature, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, get curious at CERN, and ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

You can plan Geneva trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Bern to Geneva in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Geneva are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums
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Must see
Lake Geneva
4.7

4
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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne, The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), &more), Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres) and HouseTrap (in Bulle). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, don't miss a visit to The Fork, examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, and go for a walk through Montreux Lakeside.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Montreux trip planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 10:
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4
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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, trek along 5-Seenweg, and explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge.

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Traveling by car from Montreux to Zermatt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zermatt

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 14:
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Must see
The Matterhorn
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Gornergrat
4.8
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Rail Tour
Glacier Express
3.8

4
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Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Appenzell: Heiden (Witzweg & Kirchturm Heiden) and Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Seealpsee, see the interesting displays at Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte, admire the landmark architecture of Stiftsbibliothek, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santis der Berg.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Appenzell online tour itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Zermatt to Appenzell with the Route module. November in Appenzell sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Appenzell

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 14 — 18:
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Outdoor Activity
Seealpsee
4.9

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