15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 4 nights
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Bern
— 3 nights
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Grindelwald
— 2 nights
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
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Geneva
— 2 nights

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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, &more), Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and stop by Old Town.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zurich online driving holiday planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Zurich is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Zurich, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Zurich are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Must see
Lake Zurich
4.7
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Water Body
Lake Lucerne
4.8
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Must see
Mt Pilatus
4.7

3
nights
Bern

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding), Thun (The Central Church Of Thun & Thunersee) and Reichenbach Falls (in Meiringen). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon, take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and get a taste of the local shopping with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bern trip planning site.

Take a train from Zurich to Bern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bern are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Mountain
Harderkulm
4.5

2
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maennlichen. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, then don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Grindelwald trip planner.

You can drive from Bern to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Must see
Jungfraujoch
4.4
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Waterfall
Trümmelbachfälle
4.6
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Ski Area
Grindelwald-First
4.6

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 17th (Thu), go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gorner Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, then stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally take a memorable drive along Gornergrat.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt road trip planning app.

Getting from Grindelwald to Zermatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Transportation · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Matterhorn
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Gornergrat
4.8
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Scenic Walking Area
Hinterdorfstrasse
4.7

2
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Geneva

Geneva ©

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 19th (Sat): make a trip to The Flower Clock, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Anglais, and then admire the striking features of Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Geneva takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Geneva, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Lake Geneva
4.7

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