4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

4 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Geneva
— 1 night
Drive
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Lucerne
— 2 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 27th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, stroll around Jardin Anglais, then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall, and finally see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Geneva trip planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Geneva is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
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Lucerne

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, and then hit the slopes at Mt Pilatus. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Chapel Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne road trip planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Lucerne in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Winter Sports

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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.