32 days in Central Europe Itinerary

32 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip itinerary planner

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Geneva
— 6 nights
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Interlaken
— 8 nights
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Lucerne
— 8 nights
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Zurich
— 6 nights
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Geneva

— 6 nights

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: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)) and Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, don't miss a visit to Palais des Nations, Genève, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva holiday planner.

Dunedin, New Zealand to Geneva is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -11 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Geneva are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll set off for Interlaken on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Interlaken

— 8 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Bern (Barenpark, Rose Garden (Rosengarten), &more), Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway (in Wengen) and Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald). And it doesn't end there: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, and admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Interlaken trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Geneva to Interlaken in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Interlaken are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 15th (Wed), you're off to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lucerne

— 8 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Basel (Basel Minster & Rathaus) and Titlis (in Engelberg). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Altstadt Luzern, and identify plant and animal life at Biosphaere Entlebuch.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lucerne travel website.

Getting from Interlaken to Lucerne by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Zurich

— 6 nights

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 Berggasthaus Aescher - Wildkirchli (in Schwende), Seealpsee (in Wasserauen) and Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall). Spend the 23rd (Thu) in the animal kingdom at Zoo Zurich. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, stroll around Lindenhofplatz, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, and take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich route maker app.

Drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Zurich are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips