16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 2 nights
2
Lucerne
— 2 nights
3
Bern
— 2 nights
4
Interlaken
— 1 night
5
Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
6
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
7
Gstaad
— 1 night
8
Lausanne
— 2 nights
9
Geneva
— 2 nights

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Haus zum Rech, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally examine the collection at Musee Visionnaire Zurich. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and then wander the streets of Old Town.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zurich road trip planning site.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Zurich is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Zurich is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Kuwait City in February, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Zurich: temperatures range from 7°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St Gallus Catholic Church and then kick back and relax at Ufschotti Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sky in a new way at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz and then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne road trip planning app.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In February in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
St Gallus Catholic Church ©
St Gallus Catholic Church

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 24th (Wed), examine the collection at Kindermuseum Creaviva, examine the collection at Schweizerisches , then take an in-depth tour of Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, then admire the local landmark of Zahringerbrunnen, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Rigassi by SOON. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then examine the collection at Klingendes Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St Peter & Paul.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bern journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Lucerne in February, Bern is slightly colder at night with lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Bern

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Klingendes Museum ©
Klingendes Museum
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, identify plant and animal life at Alpenwildpark, then explore the activities along Lake Brienz, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bern to Interlaken takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Brienz
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

1
night
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lauterbrunnen Village and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen journey site.

Lauterbrunnen is just a stone's throw from Interlaken. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to take a combination of to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Jungfraujoch
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

2
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 28th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Grindelwald-First, then examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grindelwald trip itinerary app.

Grindelwald is just a stone's throw from Lauterbrunnen. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Gstaad.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
The Eiger ©
The Eiger
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

1
night
Gstaad

Gstaad ©
Gstaad is a village in the German-speaking section of the Canton of Bern in southwestern Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Betelberg, trek along Lake Lauenen - Geltenhutte SAC - Lauenensee, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Romane de Rougemont.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gstaad trip planning tool.

Drive from Grindelwald to Gstaad in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lausanne.

Things to do in Gstaad

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Skigebiet Betelberg, Eglise Romane de Rougemont
Highlights from your plan
Eglise Romane de Rougemont ©
Eglise Romane de Rougemont

2
nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, then contemplate the long history of Chateau de Chillon, then appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue, and finally do a tasting at Alain Chollet Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle, and then examine the collection at HR Giger Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Lausanne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gstaad to Lausanne takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Lausanne

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Gruyeres, Chaplin's World, Freddie Mercury Statue, Alain Chollet Winery, Chateau de Chillon
Highlights from your plan
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, explore the activities along Lake Geneva, and then view the masterpieces at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Geneva trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lausanne to Geneva takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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