19 days in Switzerland Itinerary

19 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Geneva
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Bern
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Zurich
— 6 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Kuwait City

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geneva: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Morand Distillery (in Martigny) and Montreux Lakeside (in Montreux). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), and walk around Parc de l`Observatoire.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Geneva trip planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Geneva is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in August: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 30°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Morand Distillery, La Suisse - Belle Epoque - paddle steamboat, Montreux Lakeside
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, cruise along Gornergrat, contemplate the waterfront views at Riffelsee, and explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zermatt day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

3
nights
Bern

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Get out of town with these interesting Bern side-trips: Interlaken (Harderkulm, Heidi's Photo Chalet, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, take in panoramic vistas at Prison Tower (Kafigturm), appreciate the history behind Simsonbrunnen, and admire the local landmark of Mosesbrunnen.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bern trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Bern takes 2.5 hours. August in Bern sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Interlaken
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aare River
Aare River
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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.
Explore Grindelwald's surroundings by going to Blumental Panorama Trail (in Murren) and Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui (in Rosenlaui). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Wetterhorn, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and hike along The Eiger.

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Traveling by car from Bern to Grindelwald takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Blumental Panorama Trail, Gletscherschlucht Rosenlaui, Swiss Made Shop Wengen
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First
The Eiger ©
The Eiger

6
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Alpineum, Lion Monument, &more), Uferpromenade Weggis (in Weggis) and Kriens (St Gallus Catholic Church & Mt Pilatus). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, look for gifts at Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland, take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls, and make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Zurich holiday planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Zurich, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lucerne, Uferpromenade Weggis, Rhine Falls
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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