36 days in Switzerland Itinerary

36 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Geneva
— 5 nights
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Montreux
— 4 nights
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Bern
— 5 nights
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Grindelwald
— 5 nights
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Lucerne
— 6 nights
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Appenzell
— 4 nights
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Zermatt
— 6 nights

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Roman Columns (in Nyon) and Parc Jura vaudois (in Saint-George). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, see the interesting displays at Musee d'ethnographie de Geneve, and get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Geneva sightseeing planner.

Chennai, India to Geneva is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Chennai in June, things will get cooler in Geneva: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montreux: HouseTrap (in Bulle), Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres) and Lausanne (The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique), Le Port d'Ouchy, &more). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, identify plant and animal life at Riserva naturale Les Grangettes, have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, and pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Montreux trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Geneva to Montreux in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

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Swiss Riviera Wine Tours ©
Swiss Riviera Wine Tours
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World

5
nights
Bern

City of Bears

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 (Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Via Ferrata (in Murren) and Thunersee (in Thun). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, get a sense of history and politics at Federal Building (Bundeshaus), look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gurten.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bern trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Montreux to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Skydive Switzerland ©
Skydive Switzerland

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Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©

Glacier Village

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 Wengen (Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway & Molitor). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, glide through the air with Airtime Paragliding, explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, and admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grindelwald online trip planner.

You can drive from Bern to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Airtime Paragliding ©
Airtime Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

6
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Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Titlis (in Engelberg), Munot (in Schaffhausen) and Zurich (Bahnhofstrasse, Lake Zurich, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, admire the striking features of Lucerne Station, look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch, and admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lucerne tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Lucerne are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Appenzell.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

4
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Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Explore Appenzell's surroundings by going to Heiden (Kirchturm Heiden & Witzweg). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Berggasthaus Aescher - Wildkirchli, examine the collection at Appenzeller Brauchtumsmuseum Urnäsch, look for gifts at Flauderei, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Appenzeller Bier, Brauerei Locher AG.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Appenzell vacation planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Appenzell in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Appenzell

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Santis der Berg ©
Santis der Berg
Kirchturm Heiden ©
Kirchturm Heiden
Seealpsee ©
Seealpsee

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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, push the limits with Forest Fun Park Zermatt, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, and go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse.

To see ratings and more tourist information, use the Zermatt holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Appenzell to Zermatt. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Glacier Express ©
Glacier Express

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