8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 2 nights
2
Grindelwald
— 1 night
3
Geneva
— 3 nights

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fondation Beyeler and Hofkirche. Step out of the city life by going to Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Lake Zurich. Step out of Zurich to go to Kriens and see Mt Pilatus, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Old Town and admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zurich journey site.

Miami, USA to Zurich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Miami in March, things will get much colder in Zurich: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lucerne, Fondation Beyeler
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Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

1
night
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, thentake in the awesome beauty at Lauterbrunnen Village, and then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip maker app.

Drive from Zurich to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lauterbrunnen
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Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

3
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.
Let the collections at Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle) and Fondation Pierre Gianadda capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Chateau de Chillon and Aigle Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Collection de l'Art Brut (in Lausanne) and HR Giger Museum (in Gruyeres). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mont Saleve.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva journey planner.

Drive from Grindelwald to Geneva in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Geneva are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Collection de l'Art Brut, Chateau de Chillon, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Aigle Castle, HR Giger Museum
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Fondation Pierre Gianadda ©
Fondation Pierre Gianadda
Mont Saleve ©
Mont Saleve
HR Giger Museum ©
HR Giger Museum

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