21 days in Switzerland Itinerary

21 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Zurich
— 5 nights
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Appenzell
— 2 nights
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
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Montreux
— 1 night
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Geneva
— 3 nights
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Bern
— 4 nights

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Zurich

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Astrid-Kapelle (in Kuessnacht am Rigi), Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall) and Lucerne (Rigi, Hofkirche, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and make a trip to Paradeplatz.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zurich tour itinerary maker tool.

Guatemala City, Guatemala to Zurich is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Guatemala City to Zurich is 7 hours. Traveling from Guatemala City in April, you will find days in Zurich are much colder (17°C), and nights are little chillier (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Rigi ©
Rigi

2
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Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Landsgemeindeplatz, examine the collection at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, stop by Flauderei, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mauritius Church, then examine the collection at Museum Appenzell, and finally admire the striking features of Kathedrale St.Gallen. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kunsthalle Ziegelhutte, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Appenzeller Bier, Brauerei Locher AG, examine the collection at Appenzeller Brachtummuseum Urnaesch, then examine the collection at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Laurenzen.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Appenzell visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Appenzell takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch ©
Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch
Landsgemeindeplatz ©
Landsgemeindeplatz
Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR ©
Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR

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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, tour in style with Glacier Express, don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and kick your exploration up a notch at Forest Fun Park Zermatt.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Appenzell to Zermatt with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Tours · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Classes
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Glacier Express ©
Glacier Express

1
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Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): test your team's savvy at HouseTrap, take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, then see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, and finally appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Montreux online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Zermatt to Montreux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Freddie Mercury Statue ©
Freddie Mercury Statue
Queen Studio Experience ©
Queen Studio Experience

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, and don't miss a visit to Palais des Nations, Genève.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Geneva tour planner.

Drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Geneva are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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Bern

Bern ©

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls (in Lauterbrunnen) and Interlaken (Skydive Switzerland, Harderkulm, &more). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, admire the local landmark of Vennerbrunnen, and take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bern trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Bern takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bern are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Tours · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Skydive Switzerland ©
Skydive Switzerland
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

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