30 days in Switzerland Itinerary

30 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 4 nights
2
Appenzell
— 3 nights
3
Zermatt
— 4 nights
4
Interlaken
— 3 nights
5
Bern
— 4 nights
6
Neuchatel
— 4 nights
7
Geneva
— 4 nights
8
Montreux
— 2 nights

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Zurich and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Popular historic sites such as Old Town and St Gallus Catholic Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Seebad Eich (in Eich), Lucerne (Altstadt Luzern, Biosphaere Entlebuch, &more) and Schachmuseum (in Kriens). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip site.

Bengaluru, India to Zurich is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Zurich. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, things will get cooler in Zurich: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Lucerne, Seebad Eich
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

3
nights
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum Appenzell, stop by Appenzeller Schaukaeserei, see the interesting displays at Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR, examine the collection at Zeughaus Teufen, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kathedrale St.Gallen, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Pfalzkeller.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Appenzell trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Zurich to Appenzell in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Appenzell can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Appenzell

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

St. Gallen, Urnaesch, Stein, Zeughaus Teufen
Highlights from your plan
Museum Appenzell ©
Museum Appenzell
Santis der Berg ©
Santis der Berg
Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR ©
Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein AR

4
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Take a break from the city and head to The Matterhorn and Gornergrat. Visit Burgkirche Raron and Kapelle Schwarzsee "Maria zum Schnee" for their historical value. Explore Zermatt's surroundings by going to Musee du safran (in Mund), Spas (in Leukerbad) and Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael (in Raron). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, stroll through Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie".

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Appenzell to Zermatt with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Raron, Musee du safran, Spas, Aletsch Glacier
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat

3
nights
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.
Head to Galerie Wydi and Central Sportfor plenty of shopping. Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum and Kleine Scheidegg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Interlaken to go to Wengen and see Minigolf, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, don't miss a visit to Lauterbrunnen Church, and examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum.

To plan Interlaken vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Interlaken

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wengen, Grindelwald, Lauterbrunnen Church, Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum, Kleine Scheidegg
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

4
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Visit The Cathedral of Bern and Chateau de Delemont for their historical value. UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Bern's surroundings by going to Riehen (Gedenkstatte Fur Fluchtlinge & Fondation Beyeler), Cathedrale St-Nicolas (in Fribourg) and Chapelle du Vorbourg (in Delemont). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Klingendes Museum, engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Magdalena Hermitage, and look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark.

Before you visit Bern, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Interlaken to Bern by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bern are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Neuchatel.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Riehen, Delemont, Cathedrale St-Nicolas, Magdalena Hermitage
Highlights from your plan
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler
Cathedrale St-Nicolas ©
Cathedrale St-Nicolas

4
nights
Neuchatel

Neuchatel ©
Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ambra Minerals and Musée d'art et d'histoire. Popular historic sites such as Chateau de Neuchatel and Chapelle de l'Ermitage are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Neuchatel: Vallorbe (Juraparc & Grottes de Vallorbe), Creux du Van (in Gorgier) and CHEZ Camille Bloch (in Courtelary). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Jeunes Rives, explore the world behind art at Centre Durrenmatt Neuchatel CDN, examine the collection at Moulins souterrains du Col-des-Roches, and take an in-depth tour of Musee du Tram.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Neuchatel trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Bern to Neuchatel takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Neuchatel

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Vallorbe, Boudry, Chateau de Grandson, Ambra Minerals, Domaine de Chambleau
Highlights from your plan
Ambra Minerals ©
Ambra Minerals
Creux du Van ©
Creux du Van
Gorges de l'Areuse ©
Gorges de l'Areuse

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Lake Geneva and Mont Saleve. Shop till you drop at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery and La Chocolaterie de Geneve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Outlet Aubonne (in Aubonne) and Roman Columns (in Nyon). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), and kick back and relax at Bains des Paquis.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Neuchatel to Geneva by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Geneva, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Outlet Aubonne, Mont Saleve, Roman Columns
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

2
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chateau de Chillon and Gruyeres Castle. The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) and HR Giger Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montreux: Pisciculture de la Gruyere (in Neirivue) and Franck Ollivier Golf Pro (in Goumoens la Ville). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, admire the landmark architecture of Marche couvert de Montreux, take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Montreux trip planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Gruyeres, Pisciculture de la Gruyere, The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), Chateau de Chillon, Lavaux Vineyard Terraces
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) ©

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