4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland journey planner

Make it your trip
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Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Geneva
— 1 night
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Lucerne

— 2 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, Landesmuseum, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and hit the slopes at Mt Pilatus.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne trip app.

London, UK to Lucerne is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also fly; or take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Lucerne hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

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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.
On the 19th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva and then get great views at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Geneva takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) 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.