22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

22 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Lucerne
— 5 nights
2
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
3
Bern
— 5 nights
4
Zermatt
— 4 nights
5
Geneva
— 4 nights

5
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lake Lucerne and Rigi. Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Zurich (Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), Lake Zurich, &more) and Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, make a trip to The Nine Towers, admire the striking features of Lucerne Station, and see the sky in a new way at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne trip itinerary planner.

Valletta, Malta to Lucerne is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Valletta in September, with highs in Lucerne at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Zurich, Rhine Falls
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Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
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 Molitor in Wengen (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, glide through the air with Paragliding Jungfrau, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grindelwald online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle, Molitor
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

5
nights
Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Bring the kids along to Aare River and UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Swiss Vapeur Parc (in Le Bouveret), Lake Brienz (in Brienz) and Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Chaplin's World, appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bern journey planner.

Drive from Grindelwald to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Interlaken, Freddie Mercury Statue, Chaplin's World, St. Beatus Hoehlen, Swiss Vapeur Parc
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc

4
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Attractions like Gornergrat and Sunnegga make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the activities along Stellisee.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zermatt trip planner.

Traveling by train from Bern to Zermatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Lake Geneva and The Geneva Water Fountain will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geneva: Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard (in Finhaut), Monument to Vladimir Nabokov (in Montreux) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, take a leisurely stroll along Pointe de la Jonction, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum.

Start your trip to Geneva by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Zermatt to Geneva in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard, Monument to Vladimir Nabokov, Chateau de Chillon
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard ©
Parc d'Attractions du Chatelard
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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