15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Andermatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
5
Montreux
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Zurich

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Maurice de Mauriac and Altstadt Luzern. Visiting Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Seebad Katzensee will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (The Rosengart Collection, Lion Monument, &more) and Glasi Hergiswil (in Hergiswil). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, stop by Confiserie Sprungli, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

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If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg and Bern Belp Airport. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Andermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Lucerne, Glasi Hergiswil
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Glasi Hergiswil ©
Glasi Hergiswil
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich

2
nights
Andermatt

Andermatt ©
Andermatt is a mountain village and municipality in the canton of Uri in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museo Nazionale del San Gottardo, thenexamine the collection at Sasso San Gottardo, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac de Claus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): cruise along Furka Pass, take in the history at Teufelsbrucke, thenexamine the collection at Talmuseum Ursern, and finally don't miss a visit to Kloster Disentis - Benediktinerabtei.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Andermatt online visit planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Andermatt in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Andermatt

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Airolo, Lac de Claus, Kloster Disentis - Benediktinerabtei, Furka Pass
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Sasso San Gottardo ©
Sasso San Gottardo
Furka Pass ©
Furka Pass
Museo Nazionale del San Gottardo ©
Museo Nazionale del San Gottardo

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nights
Interlaken

Interlaken ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mad Cow and Swiss Chocolate Chalet. Go for a jaunt from Interlaken to Grindelwald to see Grindelwald-First about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: stop by Swiss Mountain Market Unique Regional Souvenirs, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, get a taste of the local shopping with Central Sport, and take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Interlaken day trip planning app.

Drive from Andermatt to Interlaken in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Interlaken are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Wengen, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, Trümmelbachfälle, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, Grindelwald-First
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Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum ©
Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum
Mad Cow ©
Mad Cow

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nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 27th (Sun), head outdoors with Alpenwild, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, thencatch a ride on Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, and finally take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): stop by Jack Wolfskin Store, stop by Laderach, thenlook for gifts at Metzgerei Bayard, thenmake a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a train to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Shopping
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Matterhorn Glacier Paradise ©
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

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nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Popular historic sites such as Esplanade de Montbenon and Chateau de Chillon are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fondation Pierre Gianadda and HR Giger Museum. Explore Montreux's surroundings by going to Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres), Fribourg Centre (in Fribourg) and Ambra Minerals (in Murten). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut, stop by Tristan Carbonatto Chocolatier, examine the collection at Musee de la Confrerie des Vignerons, and get engrossed in the history at Musee Alexis Forel.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Montreux day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Montreux in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lausanne, Gruyeres, Musee de la Confrerie des Vignerons, Tristan Carbonatto Chocolatier, Fribourg Centre
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Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
HR Giger Museum ©
HR Giger Museum
Ambra Minerals ©
Ambra Minerals

2
nights
Geneva

Geneva ©
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 1st (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, thenstop by Franz Carl Weber Geneva, thenkick back and relax at Bains des Paquis, and finally engage your brain at CERN. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Maison Tavel, stop by Chocolaterie Alexandre, thenget a new perspective on nature at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle), and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva holiday planner.

You can drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Chocolaterie Alexandre
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Maison Tavel ©
Maison Tavel
Archeological Site at St. Pierre's Cathedral ©

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